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25% Of Atlanta Homes Are Infested With Cockroaches, And Termites Are Becoming Particularly Problematic Pests In Savannah

April 26th, 2020

Insect pests like cockroaches and flies are abundant in big cities where they can easily locate discarded foods and shelter where rotting organic matter provides them with ideal living conditions. For example, the sizable American cockroach thrives in urban sewer systems, and house flies, blow flies gravitate toward landfills and dumpsters behind restaurants where 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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Should Residents Of Georgia Be Worried About The Invasive Formosan Subterranean Termite?

September 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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Footage Of A Cockroach Infestation In A Georgia Aquatic Center Disgusted Residents

August 26th, 2019

Cockroaches are considered major insect pests in most countries around the world, and they are particularly numerous within the United States. Unlike most insects, cockroaches are not necessarily picky about their living conditions. Although roaches prefer to dwell within dark and moist conditions, the insects are able to survive for a full month without food…

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THREE WAYS HOMEOWNERS ARE INVITING TERMITES INTO THEIR HOME

June 17th, 2019

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 out your home for their new nesting space.…

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

June 4th, 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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A Non-Native Spider Species Is Helping To Reduce Georgia’s Dreaded Stink Bug Population

May 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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Savannah Is The Roof-Rat Capital Of The United States

April 25th, 2019

The city of Savannah, Georgia is renowned for its picturesque coastal landscape, antebellum architecture and cobblestone streets. The city’s rich history makes it a major tourist attraction, but unfortunately, the city sees a lot of rat visitors as well, and the rodents love the city so much they don’t want to leave. It may come…

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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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