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A Georgia Family Bought A Home Containing Hidden Moldy Lumber That Attracted Termites, Resulting In Severe Structural Damage

March 28th, 2019

It is common knowledge that a home should be inspected for termites and other pest issues before being purchased. In some states, homes are legally required to undergo a termite inspection before being sold. In states where these inspections are not legally required, you can be sure that a lending agency won’t give out loans…

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A Non-Native Spider Species Is Helping To Reduce Georgia’s Dreaded Stink Bug Population

March 26th, 2019

You would be surprised how many non-native spider and insect species land on our shores from other far away countries. They usually enter through shipping containers bringing in produce and other items from foreign countries, then will hop on a truck or a car and spread from there. These non-native species can travel pretty far…

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The Palmetto Bugs That Are Commonly Found In Georgia Homes Can Cause Illness And Become Stuck Within A Body Cavity

March 26th, 2019

If you don’t live in Georgia, or anywhere else in the deep southeast, then you may not have much to say about palmetto bugs. But if you do live in the southeast, then you certainly hate the creatures, unless you enjoy giant winged cockroaches flying into your face. For those who are unfamiliar with palmetto…

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Termites Are Considered A Gift From Nature In Some Regions

March 22nd, 2019

Termites Are Considered A Gift From Nature In Some Regions Anthropologists are aware that many different cultures around the world treat particular insect species with reverence. It is becoming common knowledge that insects are consumed by most people in the world. Insects are consumed by many citizens living within highly populated countries like China, India…

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How to Eliminate Fruit Flies

March 21st, 2019

How to Eliminate Fruit Flies Discover fruit flies in the kitchen? Find out how to eliminate these flies and prevent a future infestation.

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Why Did A Woman Choose To Spend Over A Month Locked Within A Glass Box Containing Thousands Of Deadly Scorpions?

March 19th, 2019

It is well known that spiders and scorpions are commonly feared. Due to this common knowledge, those who do not fear arachnids often show off their fearlessness by openly handling creepy-crawlies in front of onlookers. You have probably encountered this type before, but anyone who takes this showboating to the next level by lying within…

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Should Residents Of Georgia Be Worried About The Invasive Formosan Subterranean Termite?

March 18th, 2019

Formosan Subterranean termites were accidentally transported to the United States during the 1960s or possibly as early as the 1940s. Formosan termite colonies were first discovered in the US near a shipping port in southeast Texas, and since then, these most destructive of wood-eating pests have managed to establish a seemingly permanent habitat that spans…

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Which Insect Pests In Georgia Are Most Likely To Feed On Stored Food Kept Within Kitchen Cupboards And Pantries?

March 12th, 2019

Finding out that your home is infested with bugs is always a serious downer, but some insect pests are worse than others. While a cockroach infestation might be commonly regarded as one of the most nightmarish scenarios imaginable, bed bug infestations often cause victims a degree of distress that no other type of insect infestation…

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THREE WAYS HOMEOWNERS ARE INVITING TERMITES INTO THEIR HOME

March 11th, 2019

THREE WAYS HOMEOWNERS ARE INVITING TERMITES INTO THEIR HOME What attracts termites and prevention tips provided by Bug Busters USA This year, Bug Busters USA and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) are working to spread public awareness about termites during Termite Awareness Week, March 10-16, 2019. With spring just around the corner, termites will begin swarming and could seek…

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Why Are Opossums Always Finding Their Way Into Urban Areas Of Georgia? How Far Can The Animals Travel In The State?

March 8th, 2019

Opossums do not get as much love as raccoons, probably because raccoons are commonly perceived as adorable, while opossums are commonly viewed as monstrous and ugly creatures. However, this is only the common perception among people living within the United States as a whole. When focusing on the public attitudes toward opossums within the state…

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