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Ways To Be Eco-Friendly

Here at Holistic Pest Solutions, we are mindful of our clients AND our Earth. We take pride in doing research to find the most Earth friendly solutions to your pest problems rather than just charging in with a bunch of chemicals. There are many ways to be Earth-friendly in your day-to-day. Here are some terrific ways to be eco-friendly.

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Winter Termite Threat

Are Termites Active in the Winter? Termites DO remain active year round – even in cold winters.  Cold temperatures bring some changes in the daily routine of subterranean termite colonies. In cooler climates, subterranean termites typically move deeper into the ground during the cold season to access the warmth they need to survive. Foraging tunnels…

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Keep Wild Outside

Ever wonder where the small furry things go in the winter to stay warm? Squirrels, chipmunks, rats, mice… they survive the winters somehow, right? They didn’t always have our homes to hide in when it got cold. So how do we keep WILD outside?  You have to expect that if you see one there are probably many more setting up nests and hidden food caches. As rodents tend to multiply quickly and often, the sooner you get the issue taken care of, the better.  Now, let’s try to understand what brings them into your home in the first place.

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Pests To Your Furry Friends

Holistic Pests love our animals and we strive to take care of their well being. Sadly our Furry Friends have pests that seems to like to follow our beloved pets even when we protect them. We like to make sure we understand the pest we deal with before acting but helping you learn more will help everyone. The flea is a pest that just won’t go away and it infest our beloved pets.

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Winter Rodent Infestation

It’s nearing the season of food and family visits but, unfortunately, it’s also nearing the season for rodents to visit. When the weather gets colder, rodents search for warmth and food. Winter rodent infestations are usually prevalent by mid-November in Virginia. The best thing to do is prevent them from coming into your home in the first place. Once inside, these small and yet resourceful critters are likely to cause a lot of problems making them one of the most dangerous fall pests homeowners must contend with.

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How To Get Rid Of Stinkbugs

Stink bugs feel like nature’s revenge for every insect you’ve ever squished. They get their name from the foul stench they release when they’re threatened or disturbed. It’s a smell that’s tough to describe. Notes of dirty socks, rotting fruit and paper-mill pulp. In short, it stinks — and worse, it lingers. If you have…

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Benefits of Having a Termite Inspection

I think we’ve all heard the phrase, “the bees knees”, but do we know what the heck it means?  Yes, I know this is supposed to be a blog about actual pests and not idioms about their knees, but hey, we all have to have our fun!  Let’s find out what the origin of “the bees knees” is and how it has buzzed it’s way into several different countries over the years.  We might even get into the “cat’s pajamas” while we’re at it!

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