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“There are a bunch of bees digging holes in my yard!” Looks like you may have Ground Bees.

“There are a bunch of bees digging holes in my yard!” Looks like you may have Ground Bees.

  • Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Ground Bees -Pest Control in Raleigh There are several different species of this type of bee, but generally they are referred to as “Ground Bees”. The female digs a hole, deposits an egg, brings in pollen and nectar for the newly hatched to eat, seals the opening, and starts digging a new hole. What usually causes the “problem” are the male bees seen hovering over the ...
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Maintaining the Safety of Your Home

Maintaining the Safety of Your Home

  • Wednesday, May 07, 2014
We perform home inspections on many homes in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill and it is surprising how many “little” things that can be easily tested and/or repaired around your home that would provide a much safer environment for you and your family. Here is a short list to get started in making your home safer. 1. Test smoke detectors monthly and replace batteries once a ye...
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Do I need to get a home inspection on a new construction home?

Do I need to get a home inspection on a new construction home?

  • Thursday, May 01, 2014
We get this question all the time in our office. The buyer is looking at all of his moving expenses and the Realtor suggests another expense –that a home inspection should be performed. The first reaction is to forgo this inspection since it is a “new” home and it is inspected by the municipality during construction. However, new construction homes are not exempt from prob...
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FAQ: Ladybugs

FAQ: Ladybugs

  • Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Where are the ladybugs coming from? How are they getting inside? In the Fall they are looking for a warm place to hibernate; in the Spring they are waking up and looking to mate and find aphids to eat. How can I keep ladybugs out of my house? Windows and doors need to be tightly sealed or caulked. Weather stripping, utility pipes going through the foundation, around chimneys, etc… C...
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What Do Termites Look Like?

What Do Termites Look Like?

  • Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Which statement accurately describes termites? Termites are black, have wings, and are attracted to light. or Termites are white, have no wings, and avoid light? Both of these statements are true. Termites are white, wingless, and live in darkness most of the year. But during the swarming season (usually March through May) a percentage of the colony will turn black (sunscreen pigmentation...
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Ten Steps to Rid Your Home of Mice and Rats

Ten Steps to Rid Your Home of Mice and Rats

  • Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Ten steps to rid your home of mice and/or rats: Inspect for any mouse/rat activity in your home. Mouse or rat droppings, chew or gnaw marks, infested food items, grease marks (indicates high traffic areas for mice/rats) Use traps or baits to eliminate any mice/rats found. Traps such as sticky traps or snap traps work well but you will have to remove the dead carcasses (wear glov...
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