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South Florida Pest Control Do-It-Yourself vs Professional Services

Insects, rodents, and other “pests” are natural parts of the environment and often contribute to our lives in many ways. For example, where would we be without bees and other pollinators to ensure a steady supply of fruits and vegetables? They only become a problem when we encounter them in places where they can spread …

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Breaking down Preventive Pest Control Cost in Southern Florida: What You Should Know

Imagine if you waited until your car broke down before you performed any maintenance on it. So instead of spending $50 to $200 for regular oil changes, wheel alignments, tuneups, and other standard upkeep a few times a year, you end up forking over thousands for extensive repairs that could have been avoided with a …

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How Do Restaurants Keep Roaches Away in South Florida

There’s a very good reason why humans have a natural aversion to cockroaches: they’re dirty, destructive, disease-spreading pests. The World Health Organization (WHO) explains why cockroaches are so inhospitable: When they’re not partially disgorging the contents of their stomachs, they’re dropping their waste at regular intervals. They secrete a nauseous discharge from their mouths and …

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Types of Bugs That Look Like Cockroaches in South Florida

Some species just don’t get along. That’s the case with humans and cockroaches. When they’re outdoors far from any human habitation, cockroaches are beneficial decomposers, feeding on dead or dying plants and animals. But as soon as they start to share space with humans—as they frequently do in South Florida—cockroaches become a health risk and …

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Mosquito Season in Florida: What You Need to Know for 2022

The last thing South Florida needs is yet another variety of mosquito to plague our outdoor activities. Nobody invited Aedes scapularis to our fine state, yet the mosquito is now established in Miami-Dade and Broward counties after first being trapped near Everglades National Park in 2019.  In its native Brazil, this mosquito has been shown …

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Best Rodent Control Methods & Strategies for South Florida

There’s a very good reason why so many homeowners and renters have an innate aversion to mice and rats. Rodents are known to be the source of more than 35 diseases that afflict humans, including rat lungworm (angiostrongylus), Hantavirus, leptospirosis, rabies, and rat-bite fever.  In addition to spreading diseases, rodents do significant damage to homes …

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