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Top 3 Pests to Watch Out for This Labor Day

Are Pests Going to Bug You This Labor Day? With Labor Day just around the corner, you are probably busy making plans to be away or maybe finalizing a get together with your family. With any vacation day, especially if a cookout is involved, being vigilant against pests is a key factor to ensure the cookout is a success. So what pests are active at the moment? Pretty much everything is still in full swing but…

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The 101 on Ants

Ant problems around the house Ants come in different shapes and sizes, from little black ants, to larger carpenter ants and everything else in between. You may have tried to get rid of ants in the kitchen, or home using natural methods. We have found that the natural methods may be effective as a temporary solution for ant problems - however, they are not a solution for long-term ant control management. By that we mean you need…

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Getting Rid of Ants

Spring is in full force and the insect world is a hive of activity. You may have spotted little black ants in your house or you may have tried getting rid of ants with no success. Unfortunately ants are notorious for finding their way into the home especially when they are on their search for food and water. Read on to find out tips on getting rid of ants in your home. Getting Rid of Ants Ants…

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Pest Activity Increases as Spring Arrives in Virginia

The first day of spring in Virginia arrived earlier this week and we have seen increased activity in the insect world. I've mentioned before in earlier posts that we've had a mild weather which has in turn had a knock on effect on the insect world. This week I've received calls from customers concerning termite swarmers, carpenter bees, spiders, wasps, and rodents. With the weather warming up insect activity is definitely increasing. For many insects spring sees their emergence…

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Ants in the Kitchen of North Carolina Homes

Summer isn't only about vacations, ice cream and days at the beach, but it also means increased insect activity, such as ants in the kitchen, or more bees and wasps buzzing around outside. Sightings of ants in the kitchen is one of the top reasons people initially contact us. Over recent weeks these calls have increased for homeowners throughout the Outer Banks and the Tidewater area with concerns of ants in their kitchens and homes. Get…