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How To Protect Your Home From Mice

January 6th, 2014|Categories: Pest Prevention Tips, Rodent Control|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Guarding the Fort: 5 Ways to Protect your Home from Mice There you were… just minding your own business – when out of nowhere a grey mouse the size of Texas shoots across the kitchen floor and nearly gives you a coronary. At this point you do one of three things. You a) run screaming [...]

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 [...]

3 Places Every Northern VA Homeowner Should Check For Termite Activity

August 12th, 2013|Categories: Termites, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you own a home in Northern VA then you need to vigilant in your battle against certain pests. This is especially true when it comes to termites, as these bugs can do  damage to your home if they are not taken care of in a timely fashion. Termites actually eat wood and a large [...]

It’s Summertime! The Top 5 Pests You Will Encounter in Your Northern VA Home

August 11th, 2013|Categories: Fleas, General Pest Control, Mosquitoes, Pest Prevention Tips, spiders, Termites|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Summer is a beautiful time in Northern Virginia, as it brings blue skies and warm sun, but it also brings with it a number of different pests and bugs. Although some of these bugs are useful members of your home ecosystem, others are simply pests that are not only annoying, but can even be dangerous. [...]

Do You Have Termites? Make Sure You Use Termidor®… and Here’s Why!

August 1st, 2013|Categories: General Pest Control, Termites|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Northern VA homeowners know that termites can be one of the most troublesome pests to encounter. These wood eating menaces can do serious damage to the home and property if they are left unchecked, which is why it is important to get rid of them as quickly and thoroughly as possible. If a recent termite [...]

Homebuyer’s Tip: Why Should You Pay for a Termite Inspection?

March 4th, 2013|Categories: General Pest Control, Termites|Tags: , , , , , |

Termite damage can be devastating, and it’s usually not covered by insurance. If you buy a home that’s been damaged by termites, the value may decrease rapidly. That’s why Northern Virginia lenders typically require that prospective homebuyers get a termite inspection prior to purchasing a home. Regardless if your lender requires an inspection or not, [...]

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 [...]

Rodent infestations are on the rise!

January 2nd, 2012|Categories: General Pest Control, Pest Prevention Tips, Rodent Control|Tags: , , , , |

Why Are Rats and Mice Active This Time of Year? When the wintery months start to roll in each year, most Northern Virginia homeowners feel as if a huge burden has been lifted off of their shoulders.  They know that this cold season means that they will no longer have to be pestered by the [...]

 
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