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All About Silverfish

All About Silverfish

  • Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Most Raleigh-area homeowners are familiar with silverfish. Let’s learn more about these common house guests, including how they got their silly name! What are silverfish? Silverfish are extremely primitive insects. Like all insects, they have six legs. Their overall body plan and appearance is very different from most other common insects, however, due to their primitive nature. You have likel...
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Why am I finding Stink Bugs in my Home?

Why am I finding Stink Bugs in my Home?

  • Monday, October 14, 2019
What are stink bugs? There are several types of stink bugs in Raleigh, North Carolina, but the one you are likely seeing in your home is the brown marmorated stink bug, or BMSB for short. A lot of locals comment that they don’t remember seeing this insect years ago and they’re right! BMSB are a relatively new agricultural pest in the United States and are thought to have been first introduced t...
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All About Camel Crickets

All About Camel Crickets

  • Thursday, October 10, 2019
We know you’ve seen (and probably been startled by) them! Camel crickets are frequently found in homes across the Triangle. Here are some tips on how to identify camel crickets in your home.   What’s a camel cricket? Camel crickets are in the insect order Orthoptera, along with field crickets, mole crickets, and even grasshoppers. Like these other Orthopterans, camel crickets have back le...
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What are Mites?

What are Mites?

  • Thursday, October 10, 2019
Mites are tiny arthropods that are neither insects nor spiders. Most mites have eight legs and are less than a millimeter long. They are a diverse group of organisms, so they can be found in many different habitats, such as in water, on trees, on agricultural crops, or even in your home.  Some common mites you might find in and around your home include: Dust mites We constantly shed our o...
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Are Chemical Treatments Enough?

Are Chemical Treatments Enough?

  • Tuesday, October 08, 2019
The answer is no, and we will be the first to (proudly) admit it! Effective pest control requires an integrative approach that often couples chemical treatments with non-chemical management strategies. We are proud to take this extra, crucial step in pest management. Chemical control is commonly portrayed as a cure-all. Many other pest control companies contribute to this narrative by repeated...
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Pest Control for Peace of Mind

Pest Control for Peace of Mind

  • Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Pest control serves many purposes; it means different things to different people and different areas. In some places, pest control is related to widespread disease-carrying insects. Other areas do not have as many problematic insects, so pest control is primarily performed to prevent nuisance pests. Some individuals choose pest control for sanitation purposes, while others simply have a low tol...
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