Posts Tagged ‘bugs’

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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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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Washed Poor ‘Incy’ Out: The Truth About April Showers and Bugs

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You may have heard the popular saying, “April showers bring May flowers,” during the beginning of spring. Typically, as the weather gets warmer, plants really start to bloom and all the spring festivities begin.  But, the warmer weather also welcomes a host of pests—including flies, bees, and ants—to come out and play. With all the…

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Pest Gazette: Spring 2014

Bottle Flies If you notice a brilliantly-colored, metallic looking fly buzzing around your home, you probably have bottle flies, a common type of large fly known for their metallic blue or green color. Despite their beautiful – well for a fly at least – appearance, these are not the kind of insects you want to…

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How to Keep Insects Under Control During Your Spring Cleaning

When you’re sweeping through your house on a spring cleaning kick, you could actually add to the problem instead of making it better. All that activity makes it easy to wake up the bugs that have been in hiding during winter. Want to make sure you keep those critters under control while you clean? Then…

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Stop Mosquitoes Before They Start This Spring

Mosquitoes keep the Vulcan Termite and Pest Control team very busy when spring rolls around. As your garden begins to come back to life and winter comes to a close, it’s important to start looking out for signs of mosquitoes. These tiny biters can be more than just an annoyance. Mosquitoes are carriers of diseases…

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How to Keep Your Remodeling Project From Being a Bug Magnet

In this post we’re looking at why it’s always wise to consult with your contractors and your pest control company about ways that the designs and layouts of a remodeling project can prevent pests and bugs from moving in. Prevention saves money along the way, so here’s what you should discuss with contractors and pest…

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Bug Prevention While Unboxing for the Holidays

It’s that time of year when the holiday decoration boxes are being pulled down from the attic and fresh linens are being put in the guest bedrooms. Christmas is a lively time of year, especially for the bugs that have been hiding away in undisturbed closets, drawers and boxes. If you want to keep bugs…

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