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Why West Nile Virus Should Be Taken Seriously

August 16th, 2013|Categories: General Pest Control, Mosquitoes, Pest Prevention Tips|Tags: , , , , , |

Northern VA homeowners need to take action to protect their families and friends from mosquito bites that may cause West Nile Virus. Learn when infestations are more likely, how to prevent mosquito populations from settling near your home, and how to protect yourself and others from getting bitten. West Nile can be a deadly virus [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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