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How to Prepare Your Virginia Home for the Return of Ant Season

Was your Virginia home overrun by ants last year? It’s not too late for you to start thinking about how you are going to protect your home and property from them this year. Stopping ants is not as easy as you may think. Once a colony has established a home base, it seems like they are there to stay. No matter how hard you try, the ants keep comi...

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Rodent-Proofing Your Christiansburg Home for the Winter

The break from the heat does have one downfall, though. When the temperatures cool, some animals realize it’s a little too cold for comfort to live outside. They also discover that food sources are harder to find. Their survival instincts kick in and they begin to look for warm accommodations with a plentiful food source where they can wait out the winter months....

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The Worst Fall Pests Facing Virginia Homes

There are many nuisance pests that invade our Virginia homes in fall. Perhaps you're familiar with some of them. Have you ever found stink bugs, ladybugs, and boxelder bugs clinging to your screens in late fall and climbing around on your curtains, lining up on your interior window sills, and crawling on your light fixtures during the fall months?...

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Stopping Residential Ant Infestations in Virginia

If you see one ant in your home, beware, because more are sure to follow. Ants are a social insect, which means they live and work together for the good of their colony. So when a single ant enters your home and finds the sticky remains of your toddler’s spilled juice, it goes back and communicates to its colony that there’s new food source....

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Common Warning Signs of Termite Infestation

As the last rains of spring subside and the summer heat begins to bear down on us, termite swarms become more and more common. Termites don’t hibernate, so even though they’re most active during summer, they’re also chewing away all year long....

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