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As Many As One In Five Homes In Georgia Will Be Attacked By Termites

April 18th, 2019

Georgia is home to several termite pest species including the highly destructive Formosan subterranean termite. Luckily, the invasive Formosan subterranean termite species is not nearly as abundant within Georgia as it is within nearby Gulf Coast states, particularly within Louisiana and Florida; instead, it is the native eastern subterranean termite that causes the greatest amount…

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Why Is Georgia Home To The Largest Mosquito Populations In The US?

April 17th, 2019

While mosquito populations exist within all US states, including Alaska, everyone knows that mosquitoes are particularly abundant in the southeast US. Most Americans may feel inclined to assume that the US city with the highest mosquito population must be located within the state of Florida. While this is certainly a sensible guess, a recent study…

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A Public School And A Waffle House Location In Georgia Were Penalized For Having A Roach-Infested Kitchen

April 11th, 2019

A Public School And A Waffle House Location In Georgia Were Penalized For Having A Roach-Infested Kitchen There seems to be a string of cockroach infested kitchens popping up in Georgia, and all of them in places that had received almost perfect scores after their previous health inspections. Not only that, they dropped in their…

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A Public School And A Waffle House Location In Georgia Were Penalized For Having A Roach Infested Kitchen

April 10th, 2019

There seems to be a string of cockroach infested kitchens popping up in Georgia, and all of them in places that had received almost perfect scores after their previous health inspections. Not only that, they dropped in their scores by 40 points or more, going from an A rating to a low C. That is…

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How Fire Ants Collectively Use Their Bodies To Build High Vertical Towers

April 8th, 2019

Some unfortunate people know from experience how unpleasant it is to sustain a fire ant sting. The pain is reportedly excruciating and their sting has even resulted in death to individuals who suffered a severe allergic reaction upon envenomation. Fire ants are an invasive species in the United States and they were introduced into Georgia…

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL PEST MANAGEMENT MONTH WITH PEST-PROOFING TIPS FROM BUG BUSTERS USA

April 3rd, 2019

Bug Busters USA encourages homeowners to take precautions against spring pests April is National Pest Management Month, an annual public observance recognized by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and Chase’s Calendar of Events, that celebrates the pest management industry and pest control professionals for their commitment to protecting the public’s health, food and properties from common household pests. Bug Busters USA is…

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Stink Bugs And Other Insects Will Soon Be Seeking Refuge Within Georgia Homes

April 3rd, 2019

Due to Georgia’s geographic location in the humid southeast United States, the climate in the state is ideal for insects, many of which are pests that often infest homes. Residents of the state are certainly aware of this fact, as the Census Bureau’s 2017 American Housing Survey named Atlanta as number four in its list…

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Diseased Raccoons Along Georgia’s Coast Pose A Danger to Residents, But Most of The Animals Are Now Littering the Landscape as Corpses

April 1st, 2019

For months reports have been turning up all along the Georgia coast about people coming across sick or dying raccoons. While your mind would naturally think of rabies at a time like this, it appears that, while some cases of rabies have been reported, for the most part there has been a huge increase in…

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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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