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How To Keep Moths Out Of The Closets In My Raleigh, NC Home

November 15, 2021

Did you know there are several types of moths that can infest your home? This includes pantry moths, which from their name you can infer that they eat the dry goods found in a pantry, and there are clothes moths, which you guessed it, feed on some of the fabric that makes up our clothes.... Read More

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How Dangerous Is It To Have Termites On My Raleigh Property?

July 30, 2021

You do not want termites in your home. These tiny terrors will chew through wood 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and the damage they cause is unbelievable. They cause American homeowners, on average, 5 billion dollars in damages each year due to their insatiable appetites and detrimental work. Learn tips to protect your home today. ... Read More

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Are These Bed Bugs In My Raleigh Home?

July 15, 2021

Bed bugs may be small, but they are mighty. Adults measure approximately ¼ of an inch and resemble an apple seed, and their nymphs are practically microscopic. They need blood to live and grow, and they aren’t the most discerning pest. Bed bugs will feed on nearly any warm-blooded mammal, so no one is safe from their bites. Most humans will know of the bed bugs’ terror by being bitten in their sleep. ... Read More

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Four Easy Ways To Keep Mosquitoes Away From Your Raleigh Property 

June 30, 2021

Mosquitoes are flying insects. They are small, 1/8 to 3/8 inches long. Mosquitoes have six legs and two wings. They are generally grey to black. Most importantly, they have an elongated proboscis that they use to drink nectar. The female mosquito also uses it to draw the blood from a specific type of creature. They take any blood they can get.... Read More

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All The Ways You Could Be Wrong About Bed Bugs In Raleigh 

June 15, 2021

Bed bugs (Cimex lectulariu) have coexisted with humans for a very long time. They drink human blood as food. When DDT was developed, it devastated bed bugs and they almost disappeared, at least in the United States. However, since DDT was deemed unsafe for humans, bed bugs have had a resurgence.  ... Read More

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Why Ants Come Into Raleigh Homes

May 28, 2021

Understanding why ants come into Raleigh homes is easier than you might think. In all honesty, ants love your home for many of the same reasons you do. It provides them with shelter from exterior weather conditions, it gives them easy access to food when they are hungry, and it offers many opportunities for them to stay hydrated.... Read More

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How To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs From Your Raleigh Home

May 14, 2021

Did you ever wake up feeling like you haven’t slept at all? It happens to everyone once in a while. All it takes to have a bad night of sleep is exercising before bed, eating a large meal too late in the evening, or being bitten by parasitic bugs. What parasitic bugs might be biting me at night, you ask? Bed bugs for one. ... Read More

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How To Keep Mice Out Of Your Raleigh Home

March 31, 2021

While there are plenty of cutesy kid movies starring them, in the real world, mice are not so adorable. They spread disease, ruin food stores, destroy property, and drive homeowners insane. What’s worse, over the centuries, urban mice have become more and more dependent on humans. ... Read More

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How Not To Bring Bed Bugs Into Your Raleigh Home

January 29, 2021

So, there are bugs living in your furniture that come out at night to feed on your blood. Sounds terrifying, doesn’t it? It couldn’t happen to you though, right? Some people think that bed bugs aren’t a problem in “clean” homes. Wash the sheets every week and you’ll be just fine. Unfortunately, that’s one of the many misconceptions about bed bugs that allows them to cause so much harm and frustration o... Read More

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Raleigh's Step-By-Step Cockroach Prevention Guide

January 15, 2021

Have you ever heard that cockroaches are a dangerous and unsanitary pest? Even if you know cockroaches aren't great pests to have around your home or business, you might not know just how harmful they can be. Cockroaches are able to spread up to 35 different illnesses.... Read More

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The Most Important Factor To Protecting Your Home From Termites

June 19, 2020

By making sure the house structure stays completely dry, even the flying termites won't be able to establish colonies within your walls and floors. That is why the pros say that it's important to keep your home high and dry, however, there are exceptions to every rule.... Read More

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How To Tell If You Have A Termite Problem In Your Raleigh Home

May 13, 2020

When people get hungry, anything can start to seem appetizing. You have probably heard the saying, “I’m so hungry I could eat an elephant”. Despite how hungry you have been before, we know you have never looked at the walls of your home and thought, man would those be tasty? Do you know who does have these thoughts? Termites.... Read More

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The Best Advice About Rodent Prevention Raleigh Homeowners Can Hear

April 15, 2020

Staying one step ahead of pest infestations and the problems that come with them is a constant concern for responsible homeowners. Rodents are the best example of why, because once they move in they can bring a whole host of problems including disease, damage to property, and many nuisance issues.... Read More

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When Is Termite Season In Raleigh?

March 16, 2020

Here in Raleigh, termite season typically picks up in early spring and can go well into late fall. During this time, a number of things can happen. If you are not prepared, your home could be at risk.... Read More

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What It Means If You Are Seeing Moths In Your Raleigh Kitchen  

February 18, 2020

Moths are not exactly what you would expect for your typical house pest. You are probably used to seeing moths fluttering outside near lights at night but not in your kitchen and around your pantry. You are probably here today because you are seeing moths around your food and you don’t know why. You may have even found their larvae crawling around in your cereal. That’s even worse!... Read More

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How To Prevent Wasps From Invading Your Raleigh Yard

June 17, 2019

Have you ever been on a walk outdoors and heard a familiar steady buzz? We all know the sound. For some, this sound is enough for them to duck for cover because they know what it means. It means there is a strong possibility that stinging insects are nearby.... Read More

 

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