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What Every Northern Virginia Homeowner Should Know About Lyme Disease

May 8th, 2014|Categories: General Pest Control, Ticks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

You don't have to live in or visit a wooded area to be exposed to ticks that spread Lyme disease. While you are more likely to encounter ticks in wooded areas, they can also hide in tall grass, shrubs or under leaves in your yard. Deer ticks, also known as the black legged tick, are [...]

These Pests Want To Make Your Home Theirs This Winter: Stand Guard!

February 25th, 2014|Categories: General Pest Control, Pest Prevention Tips, Rodent Control, spiders, Stink Bugs, Ticks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Much like many of us, many insects and rodents do not care for cold weather and they will seek out shelter wherever it is warm and dry.  Your home makes a convenient place to spend the winter for many pests.  Not only is it shelter from the cold, but they can find food and water [...]

5 Things You Should Know About Lyme Disease

August 15th, 2013|Categories: Fleas, Ticks, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you enjoy exploring the Great Outdoors and checking out the wildlife in their natural habitats you should take special care to protect yourself from the bites of ticks that may carry Lyme disease. The more you know about which ticks can carry the disease and when they are more present, the more you can [...]

The Best Way to Protect Yourself from Lyme Disease in Northern Virginia

February 27th, 2013|Categories: General Pest Control, Pest Prevention Tips, Ticks|

Lyme Disease can have symptoms that range from mildly uncomfortable to completely disabling. The disease can go undetected for weeks or months, then dramatically impact your life. If you live in Northern Virginia, you're in prime deer tick territory and should act to protect yourself and your family from Lyme disease. By controlling rodents in [...]

5 Truths About Ticks and Lyme Disease

February 20th, 2013|Categories: Fleas, Pest Prevention Tips, Rodent Control, Ticks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Lyme disease is a disease spread by deer ticks in summer months. It is most common in wooded areas of the United States, such as Washington, Oregon, and the east coast. The disease has four stages, and sufferers can be severely disabled if Lyme disease is not diagnosed and treated during the early stages. Lyme [...]

5 Ways A Mosquito Program Can Help You

February 4th, 2013|Categories: General Pest Control, Mosquitoes, Pest Prevention Tips, Ticks|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Mosquitoes can spread West Nile Virus to humans through their bites. The virus can have serious symptoms for those who contract it, leading to illness, missed time from work, and other unpleasant consequences. Homeowners who want to prevent the spread of West Nile Virus can put a mosquito control program into place. These programs typically [...]

 
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