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The Filthy Fly Pests Most Commonly Found Within Georgia Homes And What To Do About Them

January 23rd, 2020

Who hasn’t witnessed large numbers of flies congregating on manure, dead animals and garbage? Many people assume that flies do this in order to feed on microbe-rich materials, but this is not necessarily the case; instead, adult female flies deposit numerous eggs on decaying organic matter in order to provide their offspring with a significant…

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The Most And Least Effective Types Of Subterranean Termite Barriers

January 20th, 2020

The southeastern Gulf Coast states see the greatest amount of termite-related property damage of all regions in the United States. This is largely due to the fact that the wet and humid climate in the southeast allows subterranean termite workers to both forage and consume wood at relatively rapid rates. Also, subterranean termite colonies mature…

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Why Asian Cockroaches Often Invade Georgia Homes In Large Numbers, And How Can These Roaches Be Eliminated From The Homes That They Infest?

January 16th, 2020

More than 4,000 cockroach species have been documented worldwide, and the majority of these species can only be found in tropical regions. Surprisingly, of all documented roach species, only 30 are known for being pests of homes and buildings. The United States is home to around 70 documented cockroach species, but only around a dozen…

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Why Asian Cockroaches Often Invade Georgia Homes In Large Numbers

January 8th, 2020

More than 4,000 cockroach species have been documented worldwide, and the majority of these species can only be found in tropical regions. Surprisingly, of all documented roach species, only 30 are known for being pests of homes and buildings. The United States is home to around 70 documented cockroach species, but only around a dozen…

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Which Potentially Dangerous Wasp Species Establish Nests On Or Within Houses Most Frequently In The Southeast

January 2nd, 2020

Many people consider wasps, yellow jackets and hornets to be seperate insect groups, but in actuality, both yellow jackets and hornets two types of wasps. Several wasp species in Georgia are considered potentially dangerous to humans, some of which are well known for frequently establishing nests on residential properties, including the exterior and interior of…

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Which Residential Areas In Georgia Are Carpenter Ant Pests Most Abundant

December 30th, 2019

Carpenter ants are well known for their habit of infesting structural wood within homes. Unlike termites, carpenter ants do not consume wood; instead, carpenter ants use their strong mandibles solely to excavate nesting galleries within structural wood, causing infested lumber to weaken and possibly snap under pressure. The most destructive species of carpenter ant in…

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Everything Georgia Homeowners Need To Know About The Common Southeastern Drywood Termite

December 18th, 2019

Termites are divided into three groups known as subterranean, drywood and dampwood species. Subterranean termites are appropriately named, as they dwell beneath the ground surface where they feed on cellulose contained within decaying and usually fibrous forms of plant matter, such as twigs and dead tree roots. Subterranean termites often venture above ground when they…

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The Oriental Cockroach Is Able To Survive Best In Southeastern US Homes Where They Hide Their Eggs Within Enclosed Indoor Spaces

December 13th, 2019

Multiple species of cockroaches are abundant in Georgia where humidity and wet weather provides them with the conditions they need to thrive. The most common cockroach pests found in homes in the state include German, Oriental, American, brown-banded and brown cockroaches. The three most widely distributed cockroach pests in the US are German, American and…

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Take Precautions Against a Variety of Pests This Winter

December 6th, 2019

Bug Busters USA shares information on common pests that invade homes during the colder months When Old Man Winter arrives, some pests go into hibernation while others move indoors in search of food and warmth away from the impending snowy weather. We encourage homeowners to brush up on some tips to protect their home from…

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Do House-Infesting Kissing Bugs Pose A Disease Threat To Georgia Residents

December 5th, 2019

Do House-Infesting Kissing Bugs Pose A Disease Threat To Georgia Residents Kissing bugs are a group of airborne insects that are abundant in South America, Mexico and the southern US states. These insect pests invade homes where they inflict bites to humans, usually around the face, particularly the lips, hence their common name. It is…

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