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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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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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Why Georgia Homes Become More Vulnerable To Termite Infestations Following Bouts Of Rainfall During The Fall Season

December 2nd, 2019

It is well known that subterranean termites require high-moisture conditions within their soil habitat in order to survive, so it may not come as a surprise to learn that rainfall stimulates foraging activity among workers. This means that worker termites travel more rapidly over longer distances in response to water saturation in soil. This response…

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The Smokybrown Cockroach Is The Second Most Common Roach Pest Found In Georgia Homes

November 20th, 2019

A significant number of cockroach species are commonly encountered pests within Georgia homes and buildings. Some of the most common roach pests in the state include German, American, brown-banded, and Oriental cockroaches. The state has also become home to non-native species that have been introduced into the US somewhat recently. These species include Turkestan, smokybrown…

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Can Subterranean Termites, And Termite Swarms Pose A Threat To Homes In Georgia During The Winter Season?

November 13th, 2019

The southeast US is the most termite-heavy region of the United States, and this is largely due to the hospitable subtropical climate in the region. The humid and relatively mild winter temperatures in Georgia allow termites to remain active pests all year round in the state. The eastern subterranean termite is the most frequently encountered…

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An Athens Middle School’s Structural Deficiencies Have Led To A Massive Cockroach Infestation In Every Room Where The Pests Are Posing A Health Threat

November 6th, 2019

It is well known that cockroaches tend to invade homes and buildings where the internal environment provides nourishment for the pests. Since cockroaches readily feed on human food sources, unsanitary human dwellings see frequent roach infestations, and an abundance of clutter provides roaches with many indoor harborages where they can safely remain out of human…

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The Most Common Pests That Invade Georgia Homes During The Fall, And How To Manage Them

October 31st, 2019

The approach of winter brings happiness to many, if only because it means Christmas is right around the corner, but that cold weather also comes with insects looking for some kind of shelter where they can ride out the freezing temperatures until spring arrives. There are a number of bugs that gravitate towards your home…

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Cockroach Invasion In Atlanta Homes

October 29th, 2019

In much of the northern half of the United States, only three cockroach species are considered major pests. These cockroach pest species are commonly known as German, American and Oriental cockroaches, and these species also tend to be the dominant roach pests in many southern states where cockroach species are more diverse. While the German…

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