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Pests To Avoid This Halloween!

October 19th, 2020

CREEPY CRAWLY PESTS THAT GIVE HOMEOWNERS A SCARE THIS HALLOWEEN Bug Busters USA shares information on common pests that may take up residence during the colder months While it’s normal to see bats, spiders and other creatures invade your front doorstep on Halloween in the form of trick-or-treaters or spooky décor, Bug Busters USA  advises…

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Ways to Avoid Roach Rage

October 16th, 2020

Cockroaches are among the most common insect pests and like to eat many of the same foods we do. They’re especially troublesome if found wherever food is prepared or served, as they may transfer disease-causing organisms. The most common types of cockroaches in Georgia  are the American cockroach, German cockroach, oriental cockroach and smoky brown…

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Whether Rats or Mice, The Threat is The Same

October 13th, 2020

You see a furry creature with a long tail scurrying through your kitchen and darting under the stove and you assume it’s a mouse…..or is it a rat? Mice and rats are often mistakenly seen as interchangeable, and while they do have traits in common, the differences are what will help you identify and control…

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How Did The Highly Destructive And Invasive Formosan Subterranean Termite Become Established In Georgia

October 12th, 2020

There is no way to know for sure how non-native Formosan subterranean termites (FST) arrived in the United States, but most experts believe that the termite pests were first brought into Texas on military vessels that departed from southeast Asia shortly after World War II ended in 1945. However, Formosan subterranean termites were not documented…

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How Are Termite Infestations Prevented In Houses That Have Numerous Cracks, Crevices And Other Entry Points In The Foundation

October 7th, 2020

It is well known that termites are particularly small sized insects that can enter homes through the tiniest hairline cracks and crevices found on the foundations of houses. Most modern housing foundations are built with concrete, but it does not take long before concrete foundations develop tiny cracks, making homes more vulnerable to termite infestations.…

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Along Came a Spider: Spinning A Halloween Web

October 5th, 2020

Fall brings crisp air, colorful leaves, pumpkin spice everything, and Halloween! And Halloween conjures up images of witches, black cats, ghosts and spiders in webs. Ever wonder, “why spiders?” Maybe it’s just because they’re found in dark, creepy places. Or maybe it’s guilt by association – even witches need buddies, like black cats, bats, rats…

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Watch For Signs of Rodents This Fall and Winter

September 29th, 2020

Watch For Signs of Rodents This Fall and Winter Bug Busters USA encourages public awareness of rodents during Rodent Awareness Week, October 22-28, 2017 As the weather gets cooler, rodents like mice and rats look for warmth inside of homes. In fact, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) estimated 45 percent of rodent issues occur…

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Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite: Myths & Measures of Prevention

September 24th, 2020

Nothing is more unnerving than the thought of bed bugs crawling in your bed while you’re asleep. It’s the stuff horror films are made of! Whether in your own home or in a hotel or rental accommodation, these miniscule nuisances are considered a public health pest. And while they are not known to transmit or…

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Squirrels – The White and Grey of It

September 21st, 2020

Consider yourself lucky if you have ever spotted a white squirrel. So rare, the odds of seeing one are about one in 100,000 – unless you live in or near Kenton, TN; Marionville, MO; Brevard, NC; Olney, IL and Exeter, Ontario, Canada. There are two basic types of white squirrel – albino and leucistic. Albinos…

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Cockroach Prevention Tips!

September 18th, 2020

Kitchen: Keep counters, sinks, tables and floors meticulously clean every day. Clean dishes, crumbs and spills right away, store food in airtight containers and always avoid leaving food out—including pet food. Vacuum any crumbs stuck in corners and around cabinets, and regularly clean cabinets out with soap and water. Check under sinks and clean under…

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