How Pests Make It Inside Your Home

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You’ve probably noticed some of these pests inside the home at this time of year (even if you keep everything clean) and wonder: How are they getting inside? As Birmingham’s premier pest control team, we hear your concerns and want to help you keep your home safe, healthy, and pest-free this fall. For our experts’…

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What Are Social Insects?

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Each species in the animal kingdom can be categorized by the innate capability of their individual organisms to interact with one another or those from other species. This characteristic is known as a species’s sociality.  Learn more about the different types of animal sociality as we continue to answer the common question: “What are social…

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Can Household Pets Help Deal with Pests?

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Can Pets Help with Pests? You likely know that dogs and cats have a natural instinct to chase after rodents and certain insects, but have you ever thought about how this tendency can have a significant impact on the number of pests on your property? A lot of traditional methods for pest control involve chemicals…

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How Do Ant Colonies Work?

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Whether you’re dealing with an ant infestation in your home or on your lawn—or you’re simply observing ants on the hunt for food—you might have wondered at some point: how do ant colonies work? Like humans, ants are social creatures; they live and work together in large, family-like communities called colonies, and each individual ant…

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Fun Summer Night Activities to Do as a Family

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Virtually everyone wants more time to be with their family. Thankfully, summer break provides an ideal time for children and parents to have fun together and connect. Need some ideas to take advantage of warm summer nights? Read on for fun summer night activities that the whole family can enjoy! Go Firefly Catching at Night…

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What to Do About Summer Bugs In Your Home

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There are many reasons to love living in Alabama’s warm weather, but dealing with summer bugs in the house in August? That’s not one of them. Unfortunately, Alabama’s extended periods of humid, stagnant heat make this state a place where pests love to be as long as possible since most are cold-blooded and find warm,…

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Can a Bug Bomb Help My Pest Situation?

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You’ve tried all of our at-home tips for preventing pests, like keeping your kitchen free of things they love, including standing water in the sink and uncovered food left out on the counter. Nevertheless, the pests you’ve been fighting off won’t disappear. Trust us; we understand the frustration this can cause. We understand the hesitation…

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Why You Need Summer Pest Control

In previous posts on our pest blog, we’ve discussed the common types of summer pests, how to prepare for them, and the do’s and don’ts of summer pest prevention. Today, our pest control experts want to share some knowledge about why you need summer pest control. Read on to learn more. The two most fundamental…

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Common Summer Pests & How to Manage Them

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It’s insect season here in Alabama, where you’ll likely see all kinds of summer pests! To get your summer pest problems under control, it’s good to know which ones you’re dealing with. Keep reading to learn more about common summer pests, how to prevent and manage their presence around your home, and when to call…

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