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What Kind of Animal is In My Attic?

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

What Kind of Animal is In My Attic?

Scratch. Scratch. Tap. Tap. What is that sound? A common question for homeowners is, “Is there an animal in my attic?” From snakes and squirrels to raccoons and mice, many pests find refuge in a...

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Don’t Let Bugs Ruin Your Holiday

Monday, December 20, 2021

Don’t Let Bugs Ruin Your Holiday

The holidays are a time to be jolly, merry, and bright. You’ve tended the tree, strung lights, and hung your wreath. What happens next? A bug crawls out of your garland. Shriek! Nothing can ruin...

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Where Do Bugs Go in Winter?

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Where Do Bugs Go in Winter?

During the spring and summer, bugs are partying like it's 1999. They’re eating your garden, marching through your picnics, and buzzing by your ear. Then winter hits. Where do all of them go? Eve...

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The Rise of the Boxelder Bug During Fall

Monday, November 22, 2021

The Rise of the Boxelder Bug During Fall

Fall is upon us, and with it comes the sweet smell of autumn, pumpkin pie, and boxelder bugs? One of these isn’t like the rest. Boxelder bugs can emit a putrid smell that doesn’t quite fit in wi...

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The Southeast's Invasive Species You Need to Know

Friday, November 5, 2021

The Southeast's Invasive Species You Need to Know

If you live in the Southeast, you’re probably familiar with the notion of invasive species (think kudzu, kudzu, and more kudzu), but what about invasive pests? Many people don’t realize that som...

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