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What Are Perimeter Insect Pests, And How Do Their Population Numbers Vary Within And Around Different Types Of Yard Landscapes?

April 2nd, 2020

Perimeter insect pests maintain a presence on residential properties, particularly around foundations where they frequently gain easy access into homes. Many perimeter insect pests cannot reproduce indoors, and therefore, they spend most of their lives outdoors, but they often invade homes to seek out food sources, secure temporary shelter, or even to catch prey. Basically,…

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Why Are Termite Infestations Usually Found Around The Foundation Of Homes?

March 27th, 2020

It is often said that termites eat wood, and while this is true, it does not mean that all sources of seasoned wood are vulnerable to termite damage. Most of the 3,000 termite species that have been documented worldwide consume cellulose from slowly decaying forms of fibrous plant matter, which is mostly wood. However, some…

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Could Subterranean Termites Be Nesting Below Your Home Right Now? And Are These Termites Ever Active Above The Ground’s Surface?

March 26th, 2020

It is well known that subterranean termites are the most destructive insect pests to structures, but they also feed on books, photographs, and when they need to, they will use their jaws to plow through plaster. Georgia is home to a few subterranean termite species including the most widespread and damaging species, eastern subterranean termites,…

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March 19th, 2020

We Are Providing Disinfectant Services! Bug Busters USA is Offering Disinfectant services with Nisus DSV Please call the office to for more information and to schedule a disinfecting solution. Stop the spread of germs with a professional treatment for your home or business. We have the resources to help you immediately. Call 678-752-9700 to see…

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The Three Ways In Which Subterranean Termites Disperse Into New Habitats

March 19th, 2020

Georgia is home to several termite species that are destructive pests of finished lumber within homes, and the state is located in the most termite-heavy region in the country. Multiple species of subterranean and drywood termite pests infest homes throughout Georgia all year round, but subterranean termites are by far the most economically significant house…

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The Types Of Insects Known For Swarming In Georgia Homes

March 12th, 2020

A large number of winged insects are well known for being common pests of homes including house flies, fruit flies, gnats, mosquitoes, and occasionally, wasps and honey bees establish nesting sites within interior wall voids. In some cases, large numbers of swarming ants and termites invade or emerge within homes. These swarms are known as…

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Argentine Ants Are One Of The Most Commonly Managed Ant Pests In Georgia Where They Enter Homes All Year Round

March 5th, 2020

Ants are one of the most common and annoying insect pests, invading our yards, sidewalks, parks, and homes. There are ants invading our lives every day of our lives. They seem to show up in our homes as long as they can find even the tiniest crumb of food. Argentine ants are one of the…

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How To Easily Determine If A Home’s Crawl Space Foundation Invites Subterranean Termites

February 28th, 2020

Crawl space homes are abundant in Georgia, and they remain popular for a variety of reasons. Crawl space homes allow plumbing and other utilities to be accessed with relative ease, and they can be inspected more thoroughly than basement and concrete slab homes. However, crawl space foundations trap moisture, and this is especially true in…

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Hot Weather Prompts Thief Ants To Invade Homes Where They Nest In Woodwork, Hide In Cracks In Wall Voids, And Consume And Contaminate Stored Pantry Food

February 20th, 2020

Solenopsis molesta, or the “thief ant,” is a common ant pest of homes throughout much of the US, but they are particularly abundant and troublesome in the southeastern states. As some insect enthusiasts may have already discovered by this species’ official name, thief ants belong to the same genus as fire ants. Unlike both invasive…

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Australian Cockroaches Are More Prevalent In Georgia Homes Than Many Residents Likely Realize, And They Are Associated With The Spread Of Disease, Food Contamination, And Allergic Conditions

February 13th, 2020

Periplaneta australasiae, better known as the Australian cockroach, is a globally distributed cockroach species that commonly invades homes where they can successfully reproduce, spread disease-causing microorganisms, infest pantries, contaminate stored foods, trigger allergic reactions, and damage wood, cardboard, paper and other materials. While Australian cockroaches are not as well known among the American public as…

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