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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 [...]

Spiders: 5 Reasons Why There Are So Many Around Your Northern Virginia Home

February 19th, 2014|Categories: General Pest Control, Pest Prevention Tips, spiders|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Many people are scared of them, but for the most part, spiders are pretty harmless creatures.  They prey on other insects, so they can be very beneficial to have around, however, you may not wish to have them inside of your home.  If you live in Northern Virginia, there is really only one type of [...]

DIY Pest Control? Sometimes Its Best Left To The Pros

January 5th, 2014|Categories: Cockroaches, Fleas, Pest Prevention Tips, spiders|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Why Over-the-Counter Pest Control Products Frequently Don’t Work Chances are if you’re reading this article, you’ve found some humor, or a lot of humor, in the headline. You’ve faced a pest control problem whether that is ants, spiders, fleas inside the house or squirrels and moles in the yard. If you’re like the average do-it-yourselfer, [...]

Why Snap Traps For Mice Alone Do Not Solve Your Problem

January 3rd, 2014|Categories: Rodent Control|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mice, Rats and Infestations, Oh My: Why Snap Traps Aren’t Solving Your Problem It’s the middle of the night. You rouse from your sleep to pad down the hall and innocently open the kitchen cabinet for a midnight Chips Ahoy… but instead of finding the bag of cookies you are seeking, you are greeted by [...]

Pest Control Company Near Alexandria VA

December 28th, 2013|Categories: spiders, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

5 Pests That Are Likely Living In The Basement Of Your Northern VA Home Many Alexandria, VA homeowners have great reasons to be concerned with pest infestation occurring in their home. Unwanted pests such as crickets, spiders, millipedes, centipedes and even mice can be a threat to the peace of mind of many homeowners for [...]

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. [...]

 
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