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Bring On The Bugs

Warm weather is here and so are the pests it brings.  We are seeing a big increase in insect issues due to our mild winter and wet early Spring.  More termite swarmers, carpenter bees, spiders, wasps, and ants. Even mosquitoes, ticks and fleas are making an early resurgence.  Bring on the bugs, Mother Nature, because Holistic Pest Solutions is ready. 

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Mosquito Facts

90% of the time, if you’re bitten by a mosquito in Virginia, it will be from an Asian tiger mosquito. Before we tell you how we can help get rid of mosquitoes around your home, Holistic Pest Solutions has even more interesting mosquito facts to share. 

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Earth Day Family Fun 

Earth Day is HERE – an annual event to draw attention to the effects of human activity on our planet. It reminds us how important the health of our planet is, and what we can do to preserve it. Here at Holistic Pest Solutions, we are mindful of our clients AND our Earth. As a family, this is a great day to get outdoors and enjoy each other’s company. Here are 11 fun activities for you and your family to do this Earth Day!

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Ant Myths Debunked 

With spring here and temperatures rising, ants will start to become a problem mostly in the kitchen and bathrooms where they’ll find food and water readily available.  To help you understand more about how these ants tick, here are some of the most common ant myths debunked.

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Termites In Virginia

There are Drywood Termites that can eat your home from the inside out and Subterranean termites that eat your house from the outside in.  Together, they cost US property owners billions of dollars in damage each year.  Eastern Subterranean termites are the most popular here in Central Virginia and they won’t hesitate to make a meal out of your house if you leave it unprotected.

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Proactive Termite Control

There are Drywood Termites that can eat your home from the inside out and Subterranean termites that eat your house from the outside in.  Together, they cost US property owners billions of dollars in damage each year.  Eastern Subterranean termites are the most popular here in Central Virginia and they won’t hesitate to make a meal out of your house if you leave it unprotected.

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Go Green This Christmas

Sure, you could buy your decorations at the store—but if you want a more natural look this holiday season, why not head outside and find some natural holiday beauty? Many of us have artificial Christmas trees now (and goodness knows, real trees are both expensive AND difficult to get this year), but still, bringing the outdoors IN can be great way to get ready for the holidays and add a bit of festive cheer to your home. These holistic holiday decoration ideas will not only save you money, but they’re also a snap to DIY! 

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Termites Next Meal

There are Drywood Termites that can eat your home from the inside out and Subterranean termites that eat your house from the outside in.  Together, they cost US property owners billions of dollars in damage each year.  Eastern Subterranean termites are the most popular here in Central Virginia and they won’t hesitate to make a meal out of your house if you leave it unprotected.