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Giant hornets! What you need to know…

Giant hornets! What you need to know…

An unwelcome arrival. While the so-called “murder hornet” does not pose a risk in Florida or most parts of the U.S., at least three new specimens have turned up in North America in 2020. The presence of these Asian giant hornets (Vespa mandarinia) were all documented...
Spiders: Venomous Villains?… or Misunderstood Insects?

Spiders: Venomous Villains?… or Misunderstood Insects?

Spiders are blamed for all kinds of things that turn out to be skin infections or some other bug’s fault. Most don’t even have fangs long enough to break your skin. When they do bite, they’re typically harmless. In the U.S., only the black widow and brown...
How to Detect Signs of Termite Activity in Your Home

How to Detect Signs of Termite Activity in Your Home

Nationwide, termites inflict more than $2.5 billion worth of damage on homes each year. Crawling up into sill plates or foundation posts from damp soil, flying into attics or crawl spaces, these relentless insects tunnel into and eat wood, leaving nothing but...
Controlling those summer fleas

Controlling those summer fleas

Fleas are small (1/16 inch), dark, reddish-brown, wingless, blood-sucking insects. Their bodies are laterally compressed (flattened side to side), permitting easy movement through the hairs on the host’s body. Their legs are long and well adapted for jumping. The flea...
Everything You Need to Know About Fleas in Florida

Everything You Need to Know About Fleas in Florida

When it comes to eliminating fleas from your pet and from your home, there are some key things to consider. First, it is very important to be familiar with and understand the life cycle of the flea when you are trying to eradicate their presence completely. There are...

Why Sentricon® is Your Best Choice for Subterranean Termite Protection

Did you know that termite damage in the U.S. costs homeowners over five billion dollars in property damage every year? Termites can invade without any visible signs and all homes are vulnerable, whether CBS, wood or concrete.  And did you know that residential termite...

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