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    • Spring Pests Created: Friday, March 14, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Spring brings warming weather and flowering plants, but it also brings pests emerging from their winter homes. Find out about the common pests of spring.
    • The Termite Society Created: Monday, April 21, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The worker termites feed and care for all its colony mates while the soldiers defend the nest. Each have distinct roles to keep the colony functioning.
    • How Does a Mouse Get In the House? Created: Friday, September 06, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Rats and Mice like warmth and shelter as much as people do - and rodents are quite happy to make your home their own!" itemprop="description">> Monday, April 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Termites and ants are often thought to be similar, but termites actually evolved from cockroaches!
    • Using Copper Fungicide to Control Vine Crop Diseases Organically Created: Sunday, May 24, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Available in liquid (to be sprayed) or dust from nurseries, garden centers and online, Copper is a natural fungicide that will control a wide variety of diseases on vine crops such as melons and cu...
    • Pesticide Safety Tips Created: Friday, August 10, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Pesticides can be beneficial in ridding one's home of insects or other pests, but can also be hazardous if not used correctly. Following are some tips for safe pesticide use."
    • 11 Questions and Answers on Pesticides and their Use Created: Monday, October 15, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Some common questions and answers about pesticides, their hazards, and their use." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      What does a pest control worker do? How much does it pay? Am I qualified? Find out about the job of a pest control technician and see if it's something you may want to do." Tuesday, December 20, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Insect light traps can very effective in attracting, trapping, and zapping flying insects. But the trap must be correctly placed so that it is not attracting mosquitoes or flies toward people or in...
    • What To Expect From Your Pest Control Company Created: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      What should you be able to expect from a pest control company? What should a technician do when he or she arrives at your home? 10 Things to expect from any pest control professional.
    • What Is Integrated Pest Management? Created: Thursday, December 13, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      IPM is today's term for responsible pest control. But what is it and how do you apply it in your home?" itemprop="description"> Friday, October 24, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Mulches may attract pests depending on the specific pest infestation, the specific type of mulch used and the specific location(s) where the mulch is applied." itemprop="de"$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop=...
    • Indoor Nuisance Weevils and Their Control Created: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      If you have weevils in your home, they may not get into your food, but they are still a nuisance. Find out what these are and how to control them." itemprop="description" itemprop="description...
    • Controlling Pests that Pester You. Part 6: Termites or Carpenter Ants Created: Thursday, January 03, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Our survey showed that termites and carpenter ants are among the top pests that invade homes. Learn about these winged ants, their behaviors and control of termites and carpenter ants."
    • Controlling Pests that Pester You. Part 3: Ants Created: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Our survey showed that the number 3 pest of homes are ants. Learn why ants are a problem and what you can do to control them." itemprop="description">
    • 10 Key Resources for Identifying and Controlling Flying Ants Created: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      This article provides 10 important resources that provide information on carpenter ants and termites -- from why they fly to how to get rid of them." itemprop="description"" --> itemprop="descripti...
    • 12 Answers on Boxelder Bug Control Created: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      12 questions and answers about boxelder bugs and their control" itemprop="description">
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    • Preventing Rats from Invading the Home Created: Monday, January 05, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Rat Lung Disease was a term used until 1993 to categorize the deaths due to acute respiratory failure in young, healthy, fit persons. Deeper examination led to isolation of the cause as a Hantaviru...
    • Termite 5: 5 Q&A, 5 Busted Myths, 5 Prevention Tips Created: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Why are termites a threat? Can termites really demolish my home in 2 weeks? How do I prevent termites. My friend said ... is that fact or myth?
    • 15 Q&As on Termite Control Created: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      What do you really know about termite control? What do you need to know. Find out 15 of the most common questions (and answers) about termite control.
    • Get Rid of Mystery Bugs Created: Thursday, May 23, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Have you ever been bitten by a "mystery bug"? How to know if it's real or not, and what to do if it is ... or not." itemprop="description">> Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Which is the most annoying pest? A buzzing fly? A biting mosquito? A pesky ant? The article includes survey results from across the 'net." itemprop="description" Wednesday, August 20, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Although they are slow to cause harm, carpenter ants can do serious damage to a home if they are not adequately controlled." itemprop="description">...
    • The Difference Between Rats and Mice Created: Thursday, December 15, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Besides their physical differences, there are a number ways in which mice and rats and different. Understanding the characteristics of each is important to successful rodent control."
    • Asian Longhorned Beetle Threatens the U.S. Created: Thursday, January 12, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Introduced to the U.S. in the 1990s, the Asian Longhorned Beetle is a threat to hardwood trees because of its lack of natural predators and limited options for control." it-#if expr="$zTP='t3'" -->...
    • April Showers Bring May … Pests Created: Thursday, April 03, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      April is National Pest Management Month, celebrating the control of pests and the control and prevention of the disease and damage they can cause.
    • House Dust Mites & Control Created: Thursday, April 03, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Dust mites are so tiny that nearly 100,000 could fit on your pillow ... and cause sneezing, itchy, runny nose. Find out more about these mites and their control.
    • Mice, Rats and Cockroaches in Restaurants Created: Friday, August 17, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      What are the rules for pests in food service facilities? Who regulates them? And what do you do if you do see a cockroach, rat, mouse or other pest while you are eating out?
    • 10 Challenges of Cockroach Control Created: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Cockroaches are a disgusting but complex pest, which makes them difficult to control. Find out why.
    • 5 Steps to Cockroach Control Created: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      What works to get rid of cockroaches? Follow the 5 Steps to Control and learn about some chemical options.
    • Effective Control of Indoor Spiders Created: Sunday, January 02, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Article detailing strategies for pest control for indoor house spiders. This includes non-chemical or pest control ideas that work more effectively than spraying pesticide for spiders."
    • A Simple Solution to a Big Problem with Little Ants Created: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      Here is a simple, step-by-step method for successfully getting rid of those pesky little black ants that take over your kitchen, bathroom, and anywhere you keep sweets. We outline how to use easily...

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