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The importance of family at Patrick Exterminating

The importance of family at Patrick Exterminating

As a family-owned business serving families for over 30 years, we began thinking about the role of family in our personal and professional lives – not just “family” in the traditional sense, but also the relationships we have built with our valued customers and the...
Everything you need to know about keeping your St. Augustine lawn healthy & weed free

Everything you need to know about keeping your St. Augustine lawn healthy & weed free

Weeds can be defined as unwanted plants or plants growing out of place. Proper identification and some understanding of how and why weeds are present in a lawn are important when selecting the best control strategy. Knowing whether or not weeds were previously present...

Bugs hate stormy weather as much as we do!

During hurricane season and periods of heavy rains, Florida becomes a battleground in the fight to keep cockroaches, millipedes, ants, termites, earwigs, spiders and other bugs out of homes. This has been very evident along the Treasure Coast and Palm Beaches in the...
Here’s everything you need to know about bed bugs and wish you didn’t.

Here’s everything you need to know about bed bugs and wish you didn’t.

Photo: Entomology Today Until fairly recently, most people (and even pest control professionals) had never seen a bed bug. Bed bug infestations actually used to be very common in the United States before World War II. But with improvements in hygiene, and especially...

Keeping your St. Augustine lawn healthy all year long

Patrick Exterminating Lawn and Termite Supervisor Steve Cooper discusses some of the many diseases that can affect St. Augustine lawns, such as large patch, brown patch, leaf lesions and take-all root rot. Many different diseases can affect lawns in Florida, including...
Everything you wish you didn’t need to know about termites in Florida

Everything you wish you didn’t need to know about termites in Florida

Termite Life Cycle Termites typically swarm in the spring and summer in Florida, but since South Florida has warmer year-around weather, swarming season can begin as early as February and last into November. During a swarm is when homeowners are most likely to...

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