Home Pest Control

Spring Cleaning Tips to Avoid Spring Pests

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Spring is just around the corner! The weather is warming up, and the flowers are blooming—it’s a great time of year. With the coming of spring, many homeowners are heading up their spring cleaning checklists.  This spring, make sure to protect your home by cleaning hotspots for spring pests in and around your property.  The…

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8 Reasons Fleas Should be Taken Seriously

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Though they’re small in nature and may seem harmless, fleas can actually create a lot of problems for you and your family. If you see fleas in your home, you need to act fast.  #1: They’ll Make Your Pet Their Home  Most flea infestations happen due to a dog, cat, or other four-legged friend tracking…

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How to Recognize a Termite Problem Before Disaster Strikes

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Termites can cause devastation to your home or business and leave you with a hefty check to pay. Each year in the United States, termites are responsible for an estimated $5 billion in damage.  Needless to say, it’s important to be able to stop and prevent termites from damaging your property before they start. Here’s…

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5 Warning Signs of Carpenter Ants

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Another pest, another problem. What has wings, a heart-shaped head, and is dark brown or black in color? They’re not termites, they’re carpenter ants. As spring and warm air approaches, you may start to see more of these pesky creatures around your home. Carpenter ants are a pain to deal with and can cause property…

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Do Termites Really Follow Ink?

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Termites are usually associated with infestations, a damaged home, and one big headache. It’s no wonder why most people try not to think about them. At Vulcan Termite, however, it’s our job to know these cream-colored pests from tail to pincers. Our pest control technicians have spent years learning about termites and studying their behaviors.…

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Spring Cleaning Tips That Keep Bugs at Bay

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Maintaining a clean and tidy home is one of the best ways for homeowners to prevent a pest infestation on their own. Bugs, insects, and pests of all kinds are drawn to food sources. And if your home isn’t kept clean, the pests will come. Keep bugs away from your home this year by following…

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Winter Is the Best Time for Termite Control—Here’s Why

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Unlike other pests, termites are active 365 days a year; they don’t take a winter holiday. Because of their activity, termite prevention is a year-round fight. Even though they don’t hibernate in the winter, termites are a bit more predictable with their activity. This predictability makes the winter months ideal for trap setting and bait…

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Where Do Mosquitoes Go in the Winter?

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Have you ever wondered why you don’t see too many mosquitos in the winter? Contrary to popular belief, they usually don’t die off or skip town. Infact, they have their own unique way of surviving the colder months without having to flee to a warmer climate. Here’s how they do it.  A Typical Mosquito’s Life…

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