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Holiday Bugs Bring on Holiday Blues?

The holidays are a time of joy and cheer, but let's face it they can be tough. The hustle and bustle, the shopping, the decorations, the gatherings, and extra responsibilities.... Now, on top of everything else, you have bugs! Whether it be the ants the are coming out of your sink or hanging around in the kitchen, or the eight legged ones that are more appropriate around Halloween, whatever the bug no one has time to deal with it during the rush of the holidays. Before your guests arrive...

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Melanie McGill 11/30/2017 4:48:00 PM Comments(0)

Fleas and Pets

Summer is here, meaning people are spending more and more time outdoors, enjoying the sunny warm weather. Many times, they will bring their pets along to enjoy it too – but this can cause a problem, as they may bring back fleas into the home. If your pet has tracked these pesky critters back into your house and you are tired of the itchy feelings they cause, there are some at home pest control remedies you can try to get rid of them:Check for fleas on you and around the home: put on a pa...

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Advantage Pest 6/12/2014 10:42:00 AM Comments(0)

Pests & Allergies

Many people develop “summertime allergies”, blaming it on the weather and pollen in the air. But, the true cause could be the pests scurrying around your home. Did you know that roaches are actually the cause of one of the most common indoor allergens? Exposure to the cast-off skins and airborne residue roaches leave behind can trigger a response in 80% of those with asthmatic sensitivity, making them as common an allergen trigger as mold, animal dander, or cigarette smoke. But they ...

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Advantage Pest 6/9/2014 4:29:00 PM Comments(0)

Protecting Against Ticks

The summer is upon us, and more and more people are turning to the outdoors for entertainment. Whether you are going camping or just taking your dog on a walk through the woods, there is a possibility you could come home with a little more than you bargained for – specifically, a tick. Ticks carry diseases, some of which can be fatal. How can you protect against ticks this summer season? Use products with 20% DEET or higher on skin and clothing – this should be applied carefully, avo...

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Advantage Pest 5/29/2014 11:11:00 AM Comments(0)

Surviving Lovebug Season

If you have lived in Florida for any length of time, you realize that, much like summer, lovebug season is an inevitable part of the year. Generally, lovebugs fly into our state twice a year – during late spring, from around mid April through May, and then again in fall, as the heat begins to fade in September. While lovebugs are harmless to humans, they can definitely be a nuisance. Often times they will fly in people’s faces when they are enjoying an outdoor activity, or swarm aro...

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Advantage Pest 5/7/2014 3:06:00 PM Comments(0)