Rodents and Disease

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Rodents including rats, mice, squirrels, and prairie dogs are associated with all kinds of diseases and health problems. They are not something you want in or around your home. Unfortunately, millions of Americans are dealing with them on a regular basis. Let’s take a look at some of the health problems associated with rodents and the best ways to prevent … Read More

Grant ChristensenRodents and Disease

Five BIG Adventures in Little Rock

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Little Rock is the capital and largest city in Arkansas. Despite the name reference, there is nothing little about this vibrant, bustling city. With over 200,000 people and endless educational, entertainment, and recreational opportunities, Little Rock is a place that you’ll want to visit again and again. Let’s take a look at FIVE exciting places to visit and things to … Read More

Grant ChristensenFive BIG Adventures in Little Rock

Pantry Pests

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It’s never fun to open up your pantry and find bugs in your food. It may seem gross and even make you a bit squeamish, but pantry pests are a surprisingly common occurrence. Luckily there are great ways to prevent and get rid of them.   Granary Weevils (Attribution: CSIRO; wikimedia CC3.0)   Pantry pests include a variety of moths, … Read More

Grant ChristensenPantry Pests

The Funniest, Strangest Facts About Ants That You Will Ever Read

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Ants may be considered a pest to some, and even though they’re small, it doesn’t mean they’re boring. You may practice pest control for ants, but ants are actually pretty interesting.     Here are some strange and funny facts from Empire Pest Control Ltd in London about ants that you may not know. It might make you think twice … Read More

Grant ChristensenThe Funniest, Strangest Facts About Ants That You Will Ever Read

Pests In Your Garden That Can Will Do The Most Damage In Spring

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 Keeping garden pests at bay for most of the year is a constant battle, and spring is the time when a lot of pests will come back out to destroy your garden after winter. You want to protect your plants in spring, especially since you’ve spent so much time planting them. Having the know-how and perseverance to do great insect … Read More

Grant ChristensenPests In Your Garden That Can Will Do The Most Damage In Spring

The Truth about Rodents and Plague

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You may have heard about the recent outbreak of plague that is decimating the island of Madagascar in Africa. Already there have been 680 infections and 57 deaths during this outbreak. It was also announced in the last few months that two New Mexico residents were hospitalized with plague and that fleas tested positive for plague in 2 counties in … Read More

Grant ChristensenThe Truth about Rodents and Plague

Reasons to Hire a Pest Control Company

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You may have taken care of pests around your home before and feel like you can do it again. WIth commercially available pest control products easily found in many stores, it has become a common practice to perform Do-It-Yourself pest control. While this may work in some cases, let’s take a look at some of the situations in which you … Read More

Grant ChristensenReasons to Hire a Pest Control Company

Pest Control… in the Winter?

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Most people associate the Midwest and South with hot temperatures and humidity, but any local could tell you the truth: the winters here can be pretty brutal as well. With temperatures falling fast, it’s amazing that pests can even continue to live throughout the cold months.     The first set of pests go dormant for the winter and re-emerge … Read More

Grant ChristensenPest Control… in the Winter?

Thankful for Bugs

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As Thanksgiving approaches, it is a great time to think of the many things we are thankful for. Unsurprisingly, bugs are probably not on your list, but perhaps they should be. Insects and other bugs are vitally important to the ecosystem and benefit us in ways that you may never have considered. Here are five reasons you should be thankful … Read More

Grant ChristensenThankful for Bugs

Mosquitoes in Winter

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Now that fall is underway, and Winter is fast approaching, you probably aren’t thinking about mosquitoes anymore. They seem to have disappeared, but where do they go and how do they survive through the winter? It may also surprise you to know that there are things you should be doing now to prevent mosquitoes next spring. Let’s take a look … Read More

Grant ChristensenMosquitoes in Winter