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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 [...]

5 Pest Problems You Could Have Avoided In 2013

February 16th, 2014|Categories: General Pest Control, Mosquitoes, Pest Prevention Tips, spiders, Stink Bugs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A new year is upon us and it is time to look back at 2013 and evaluate how your year went.  If you have problems with pests, you could have made a few simple changes last year to help avoid infestations.  However, with a little bit of effort, you can get rid of your problem [...]

Why Mothers Choose Professional Pest Control Companies

November 22nd, 2013|Categories: Pest Prevention Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When making the decision to hire a professional pest control specialist to take care of an insect or rodent problem in their home, different homeowners in Northern Virginia seem to make that choice for any number of different reasons.  This is clearly something that could possibly be managed without any professional assistance, but studies have [...]

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 [...]

Top Five Ways to Protect Yourself from West Nile Virus

February 25th, 2013|Categories: Mosquitoes, Pest Prevention Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |

West Nile Virus is a potentially serious disease that is spread by mosquitoes. These insects bite birds that have been infected, then spread the disease to humans and other mammals when they bite them. According to the Centers for Disease Control, (CDC) 1 in 150 people who contract West Nile Disease experience serious symptoms. These [...]

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 [...]

Why Northern Virginia Homeowners Should be Concerned About Mosquitoes

February 6th, 2013|Categories: General Pest Control, Mosquitoes, Pest Prevention Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |

No one wants to be bitten by a mosquito, as the bite itself is itchy and uncomfortable. However, it's important to note that mosquitoes can spread a potentially severe illness known as West Nile Virus. This disease causes seasonal epidemics each year in North America, especially in southern areas. Northern Virginia homeowners should be concerned [...]

 
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