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Do Electric Sonic Mouse Repellents Work?

Do Electric Sonic Mouse Repellents Work?

  • Sunday, January 08, 2012
Do electric sonic mouse repellents work? The anecdotal evidence that I’ve picked up from my customers over the years is mixed and inconclusive. The value of baits and traps can be measured by the presence of dead mice, but a repelled mouse is harder to prove. I decided to go to the internet to learn how these devices are supposed to work. Looking at the various sonic mouse repellents ...
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TV time! Local interview with the news.

TV time! Local interview with the news.

  • Saturday, March 26, 2011
We had fun doing this last week. We got the call from NCPMA to do a piece on termites in your home. It is amazing how much you can say and it comes out a little different after editing. Also the newscaster Jackie Faye was all by herself. She did the interview, reporting, and filming all herselft. A one man/woman operation. We had fun! Click on the link to watch the version that was televised....
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Good bed bug advice

Good bed bug advice

  • Friday, March 25, 2011
This article was printed in the Duke Medicine Connect magazine. How to prevent bedbugs by getting …. SLEEP S – Survey the area for signs of bed bug infestations, like red or dark brown spots (feces). Check cracks, nooks and crannies in walls, foot and headboards, railings, bedposts, electrical sockets, picture frames, as well as seams of mattresses, couches, and drapes. L &nda...
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Termites in an “full brick home”

Termites in an “full brick home”

  • Monday, November 29, 2010
Here is a typical finding for termites in a garage area. Note the large termite tube to the right of this built in shelf on the rear wall of this garage. Damage found in the shelving, trim, and baseboard trim to the right of the shelves. In this picture notice the damage and dirt that the termites have caused to the bottom shelf. Close up of the termite damage. You ...
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Conducive Conditions

Conducive Conditions

  • Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Another area that we will discuss on the WDIR inspection is “conducive conditions”. This pertains only to termites and not the other wood destroying insects that we look for. A conducive condition is any condition that makes your home more likely for termite attack. We know that termites like moisture so anytime moisture and wood are associated with one another this is a likely a...
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Termites found!

Termites found!

  • Monday, October 04, 2010
Here are a few examples of what can be seen on a WDIR inspection. The first example above is pretty cut and dry. The company found termites, the company treated for termites, no more action is needed. In this second example, above, the same areas were found to have termites. Except this time box #2 was checked, no control measures performed. This means some action needs to be taken to c...
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