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Benefits To Having a Termite Inspection

Termites are a very big problem to home owners. They’re almost invisible, completely quiet and have the potential to cause extensive damage before a homeowner ever recognizes that they have a problem. Termites are active in 49 of the 50 states (Alaska is too cold to sustain them), and cause more than $50 billion in property damage every year.  You can imagine that there are a great many benefits to having a termite inspection on the home you are considering purchasing.  Let us tell you what they are.

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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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