Monthly Archives: December 2012

Emerald ash borers cause expensive problems

The emerald ash borer is spreading across much of the country, most recently the state of Ohio, and causing costly damages for local governments and residents. Continue reading

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Keeping your home pest-free while you’re away

Whether homeowners are traveling for the winter holidays, taking advantage of a three-day weekend to get out of town or heading out on a summer vacation, nobody wants to come home to a pest infestation. Continue reading

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When traveling, avoid unwanted stowaways

Million of people will travel near and far this holiday season. Continue reading

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Keeping pests out of a shed (411)

While residents may notice a pest infestation in their homes early on, bugs and rodents can harbor in yard sheds and storage structures for a while before their presence becomes apparent. Continue reading

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Keeping rodents from cozying up in your home this winter

Tis the season to watch out for pests. Continue reading

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Watch out for firewood pests

As temperatures go down this season, fireplaces are a great source of warmth and provide a pleasant gathering space for many households. Continue reading

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Scientists use crime-solving techniques to control disease-spreading pests

Homeowners may already compare pests to criminals, and now researchers are giving them even more of a reason to do so. Continue reading

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Recognizing pantry pests and preventing an infestation

With the holidays around the corner, many homeowners are pulling out baking supplies to create seasonal goodies. Continue reading

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Ohio health rep says homeowners should contact professionals to eliminate bed bugs

People mixing chemicals and using pesticides bought off store shelves to eliminate bed bugs are putting their households in danger. Continue reading

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Rat bite fever hits Washington

Residents in Washington last week reported cases of rat bite fever, an illness transmitted by rodents. Continue reading

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