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EARWIGS

THERE IS A SUPERSTITION THAT EARWIGS BURROW INTO THE EARS OF PEOPLE WHILE THEY SLEEP. THIS IS A MYTH AND WITHOUT ANY SCIENTIFIC BASIS. Earwigs seem intimidating because of the pincers on the back of their abdomens. Earwigs use these pincers for defense and for sparring with rival earwigs. There are more than 20 species…

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AMERICAN COCKROACHES

The American Cockroach is famous for also being called the waterbug or the Palmetto bug. Adults are usually 1-2 inches in length (34-50mm) and a reddish brown color. Both the Male and female American Cockroach are fully winged and are moderately good fliers but prefer to run when disturbed. Male and female American Cockroaches are…

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FUNGUS AND MOLD

Each year decay fungi cause just as much damage to homes and businesses as termites. Mold and fungi are living organisms and need air, food and water to survive. These wood destroying organisms food source if often times the wood in our homes. However to inhibit the growth of the mold and mildew we can…

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TERMITES In Your Home

Termites are probably the most feared of structural infesting insects and have developed very effective ways to get to and to attack the wood in your home. They live in colonies which are usually underground, sometimes they will live within your home itself. From their colonies in the ground, these subterranean termites will build earth…

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CARPENTER BEES

Homeowners often notice carpenter bees in the late spring to early summer months. They can be found hovering around the outside of your home looking for favorable areas to construct their nests. These carpenter bee nests are generally located in porches, sheds, garages, window sills and fences. They prefer to tunnel into bare weathered wood…

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BEDBUGS

Bedbugs are small, oval shaped, non-flying insects that feed on the blood of animals. Bedbugs can live almost anywhere in your home, but are most common in beds, including the mattress and box spring, usually not on the sleeping surface, but within the cracks and crevices of the mattress and bed frame. They can also…

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