Your Guide to Stinging Insect Nests

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Let’s face it, nature can be scary. But sometimes it’s hard to know whether or not our fears are validated, especially when it comes to insects. It can be difficult to discern if that buzzing miniscule monster flying at us is a passive bumble bee or a murder hornet! Odds are, that’s not a murder…

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Watch Out for These Biting Bugs!

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During these chilly months, it’s more likely that you’ll see a few extra creepy-crawly pests inside your home. While most of these bugs are benevolent by nature, some do bite and others are poisonous. Use this guide to look out for these biting bugs that can invade your home.  Assaulting Ants  Out of the 170…

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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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These Alabama Bugs Get More Active in Winter

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One of the benefits of winter in Alabama is that we experience fewer freezing temperatures than our friends up north. The only downside to this, other than never experiencing a snowy white Christmas, is that it means bugs in Alabama will stay more active during the winter months.  Bugs are like us Alabamians—they don’t like…

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Do Holiday Lights Attract Bugs?

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It’s no secret that bugs are attracted to lights. Just look at any lit up bulb outside at night and see the swarms that will inevitably surround it. There are measures you can take to prevent this from happening in your yard or your porch, like getting lights that won’t attract bugs, but this time…

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3 Steps to Keep Your Home Pest-Free This Winter

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Chilly temperatures seem like they’re here to stay in Alabama. With winter comes the early morning frosts, lit fireplaces, family visits, and holiday festivities. But there is one thing that most people don’t think about when they think of winter: pests. Pests will be on the hunt for a warmer place to stay for the…

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Where Do Bugs Go When the Temperature Drops?

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The cold of winter brings a lot of changes with it in the animal kingdom. Birds migrate south. Bears hibernate. But what about bugs? Where do those pesky cockroaches go? What about the butterflies? Their cold-blooded nature makes insects more vulnerable to colder temperatures, but they each have their own method of survival. Here’s a…

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