Monthly Archives: January 2013

Home Mosquito Control

 Mosquitoes are known for their annoying bug bites and their ability to breed anywhere in the hot months throughout the year. However, there are ways to prevent mosquitoes from disturbing your daily lives. At home mosquito control is all about … Continue reading

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When Love is in the Air

Divorce and war withstanding, some still believe love transcends all. If you’re doubtful, you can find the perfect argument for this philosophy in the lovebug. Here is an insect that spends the vast majority of its mature life locked in … Continue reading

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Summer Bug Safety Tips

Keep your family safe this summer by following these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics(AAP). Bug Safety: Don’t use scented soaps, perfumes or hair sprays on your child. Avoid areas where insects nest or congregate, such as stagnant pools … Continue reading

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Solitary Stinging Pests: Cicada Killers

The cicada killer is a large wasp that varies in length from 1 to 1/2 inches and is black or rusty colored with yellow bands on the abdomen. This wasp nests in burrows in the ground and provisions its nests … Continue reading

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Social Insects: Yellow Jackets

When we came across the article “Stinging Pest of People” in the PCO Magazine revised by Elmer W. Gray, we felt that it had great information on the yellow jacket and should share it with our blog readers. YELLOW JACKETS Yellow … Continue reading

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Social Insects: Baldfaced Hornets

BALDFACED HORNETS   The white or light yellowish markings on the face, thorax and part of the abdomen help to identify the baldfaced hornet.           Its nest look like a “bloated football” high off the ground in … Continue reading

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Argentine Ants

The Argentine ant is native to Argentina and Brazil. Experts believe it entered the U.S in the late 1800s via ships transporting South American coffee. Argentine ants can be identified by their musty smell when crushed. They vary in color from … Continue reading

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Crazy Ants

Crazy ants are originally from the old world tropics. Reports on infestation throughout the United States arose primarily after the ants were introduced in shipments of goods such as in the soil used for the tropical potted plants. These ants can be … Continue reading

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Fire Ants

Red Imported Fire Ants Several fire ant species live in the United States, some of native origin and others introduced from other parts of the world. They include the black imported fire ant, the red imported fire ant, the tropical … Continue reading

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Current Customer vs Potential Customer

In business maintaining balance is a key to success.  In order for a business to survive, it must realize that attrition will happen.  Clients or customers will move, some will pass away and others may stop service due a loss … Continue reading

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