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2013-03-21 23:19:36

Terminix experts point to abundance of 2012 eggs soon to hatch Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 MEMPHIS, Tenn., Mar. 20, 2013 — As the old saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers.” But this year, Florida residents may be getting more than they bargained for with those springtime raindrops. A particularly wet 2012 summer resulted in flooding throughout the state and unleashed higher-than-normal numbers of pestiferous mosquitoes, including the...

2013-03-07 16:21:31

ATLANTA, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to pest control leader Orkin, this is the season for termite swarms in the southeast U.S. When temperatures are consistently above freezing, termites often swarm inside homes before moving outdoors to search for food and water. The Orkin experts have developed answers to consumers' top five questions. "All termites require four things to survive--food, moisture, shelter and optimal temperature," said Matt Peterson, Orkin's Southeast Division...

2013-02-11 08:27:42

NEPTUNE CITY, N.J., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 22, 2013 Angie's List recognized Cowleys Termite & Pest Services as one of the top 5 percent of service companies who achieved and maintained a superior service rating on Angie's List throughout the past year. Cowleys has been a member of Angie's List since 2007 in the following categories, Animal Removal, Chimney Caps, Gutter Cleaning, Holiday Decorators, Insulation, Mold Treatment and Pest Control. "As far as our customers...

2013-01-15 23:00:49

Pestroy is an extermination company that gets rid of pests permanently and safely using an Integrated Pest Management program (I.P.M.). This new technology allows them the opportunity to exterminate a house without resorting to the use of pesticides for most infestations. Montreal, QC (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 Whether commercial or residential, pests can ruin the integrity of a building or home. With real estate being one of the most valuable commodities in the world today, it is essential...

2012-12-28 05:03:17

ABC brings reduced fees on pest services to Bryan/College Station residents. Bryan/College Station, TX (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 Through Dec. 31, 2012, ABC Home & Commercial Services is helping homeowners in Central Texas eliminate and control household pests by offering several coupons. $50 off on initial termite service agreement $50 off on bed bug treatment and remediation $100 off on installation of a new mosquito misting system Termites are a costly headache for homeowners, causing...

2012-11-02 15:21:11

ATLANTA, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the cool temperatures start to settle in for the next few months, Orkin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc. (NYSE: ROL), advises homeowners to pest-proof their homes now, because fall is when most insect and rodent pests seek shelter for the winter months. "With the recent cool weather, rodents and other pests tend to move inside around this time of year to find a warm place for the winter and breed," said Dr. Tom Zorka, Orkin's Midwest...

2012-10-26 04:00:02

Experts from Zoëcon Professional Products and pest control professionals offer homeowners flea control tips as infestations reach near 30-year highs in parts of the country. Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Flea populations are reaching record high levels in parts of the United States as the warmer temperatures have provided ideal conditions for the pests to thrive. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) determined that the summer of 2012 was the third...

2012-10-09 07:29:51

CHESTER, Pa., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The change in seasons from summer to fall means several species of common household pests are crawling their way into homes across the country as the weather cools. The annual end-of-summer invasion poses many potential risks to homes that are not properly protected from the seasonal onslaught. Power Home Remodeling Group, one of the nation's largest home remodeling companies, provides tips for homeowners looking to protect themselves from household...

2012-09-25 10:22:05

SEATTLE, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The replacement of the Alaskan Way Viaduct with a state-of-art, bi-level tunnel is an impressive engineering feat to say the least. What are not so impressive are the threats to local business owners' health and property due to the increased foraging activity of rodents and other pests who call the waterfront home. Rodents have been portrayed in movies as furry, inquisitive creatures who take on human like qualities. The reality is that rodents...

2012-08-29 23:00:41

Bed bugs were found in one outpatient treatment room in Sinai Hospital earlier this month. And for a safe way to always keep the pests away, Bed Bug Bully advised authorities to have its non-toxic bed bug spray ready. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 Bed bugs have victimized Sinai Hospital. According to a report from baltimoresun.com, the pests were discovered in the hospital earlier this month. However, its spokesperson cleared that the problem has already been eradicated. But to...