Pest Control Preparation

When you see pests in your home, you know you need to contact a proficient pest control expert as soon as possible. You've likely requested a service and scheduled the day for the specialist to come to your home.

But how do you prepare your family and home for these services? Below, we list eight steps you should take to get your home in order and prepare your family for pest control services.

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The Sting of the Puss Caterpillar: An Experience You Won't Soon Forget

Bees, mosquitoes, and spiders aren't the only insects that can inflict a nasty sting or bite. The sting of the puss caterpillar, which is also known as the woolly slug, is poisonous. Just because the caterpillar looks cute doesn't mean it's harmless. That's why it's important to rid your garden or lawn of woolly-looking insects that are making themselves at home.

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The House Centipede and You: Why This Creepy Crawler Isn't So Bad

One home-invading creature that evokes angst among most people is the house centipede. These leggy little bugs, which aren't even technically bugs, are spooky and fast, and they usually present themselves at inopportune times and places.

The good news is that not all is bad about the house centipede, and you may be a lot less squeamish after learning more about them. Below is more information on the house centipede, including how they benefit mankind, and what you can do to discourage them from inhabiting your home.

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What You Should Know About the Black Carpet Beetle and Removing It from Your Home

One of the most common and destructive pests in the United States, including in the Northeastern region, is the black carpet beetle. This tiny insect reaches lengths of only one-fourth of an inch at most, but it is capable of doing great harm inside a home. Below is more information about this pest and what you can do to rid your home of it.

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Your Dog and Lyme Disease: Tips for Preventing This Dangerous Disease

From fevers and joint stiffness to problems with breathing and issues with their nervous system and heart, Lyme's disease can have a profound impact on your dog's health and quality of life. The best way to protect your dog from this devastating illness is to keep the carrier of the disease at bay: deer ticks.

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