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Where Gnats Can Live in Your Home

Posted on July 12th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

Have you ever seen an infestation of gnats take over a room as they fly in circles and every which way? Let us tell you — it’s not pretty! While these pests aren’t harmful, they can be a serious nuisance and should be removed. The Kitchen The most common place you’ll see gnats is in […]

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5 Things on Your Property That Can Attract Termites

Posted on July 7th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

Having termites on your property is like hitting the reverse lottery — you lose money and have to work (at getting rid of them). However, there are things you can do to lower your risk of developing such a terrible infestation. It all starts with seeing what wooden materials you have out in that yard […]

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How to Stop Mosquito Bites From Itching

Posted on July 5th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

The only thing worse than having an itchy mosquito bite — is having multiple itchy mosquito bites. How many times have you brushed your skin against something and your bug bite immediately started itching for the next few hours? Rather than scratching until it hurts, be smart about how your treat your mosquito bites. Why […]

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What You Need to Know About Carpenter Ants

Posted on June 29th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

Summer is the time of year where you should be inspecting your home for specific pests like termites, beetles, and of course — ants. Of all the species of ants in the United States, carpenter ants are one species you should really keep an eye out for. Like termites, carpenter ants will do damage to […]

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What Causes Tick Infestations?

Posted on June 27th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

Worrying about getting bit by a tick every time you go outside is no way to live. However, it’s something that should always be in the back of your mind, especially when you’re out and about enjoying nature this summer. Tick infestations can be found everywhere — even in your own yard! But what actually […]

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How to Prevent Wasps From Building Nests

Posted on June 23rd, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

There’s no worse feeling than walking around your property, looking up, and seeing a big ol’ wasp nest attached to your house. Whether you’re allergic to a wasp sting or not, having these flying pests near your home can be extremely dangerous. To prevent this from ever happening to your home, there are a few […]

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How Do Pets Get Fleas?

Posted on June 19th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

Do you ever see your dog (or cat) scratch itself for hours upon hours each and every day? You might want to inspect their fur or bring them to a veterinarian because they could be covered in — fleas! But how could this happen? Well, there are actually a few ways your furry friend attracted […]

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Why New Yorkers Should Worry About Raccoons

Posted on June 14th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

New York is one of the best places to live in the United States, but like all wonderful things it does have a few downsides. Unfortunately, New York is home to hundreds of species of pests that can infest or run rampant inside and outside of your home. One pest that you’ll see scurrying across […]

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Plants You Need in Your Garden to Help Repel Pests

Posted on June 8th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

Inside of your garden is a variety of different plants and flowers, some of which will attract pests that you do not want near your plants. Luckily, there are a select few plants you can sow to help repel those pesky pests! This use of flowers and plants to help keep insects and wildlife out […]

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What Are the Differences Between Fleas & Bed Bugs?

Posted on June 7th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

Waking up with small red dots scattered across your skin is likely due to an infestation of fleas or bed bugs. Both of these pests can be mistaken for the other to the untrained eye, but it’s important to correctly identify which is which. Knowing the differences between fleas and bed bugs is the first […]

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This diverse membership participates in focused component groups equipped to address their unique situations by region (133 chapters), industry (15 councils) and areas of interest (six communities). Together they manage more than 78 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US$526 billion in products and services.


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The National Pest Management Association (NPMA), a non-profit organization with more than 7,000 members from around the world, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry's commitment to the protection of public health, food and property. This commitment is reflected both in the continuing education of pest management professionals and the dissemination of timely information to homeowners and businesses.


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