Category Archives: Pest Database

Enjoy Your Summer Free From Fleas and Ticks

Summer can be a great time for you and your pet to enjoy the outdoors. Here’s some information to protect you and your pets against fleas and ticks. What Are Fleas and Ticks? Although there are more than 2,000 species … Continue reading

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Back to School Pesky Critters

By Scott Svenheim, ACE Spokesperson and Associate Certified Entomologist, Truly Nolen of America  With the back-to-school season nearing, parents have already started to think about preparing their kids – and how can anyone forget that the start of school is … Continue reading

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Fire Ants in Texas

With the recent rains in Texas, many residents are seeing the emergence of fire ant mounds in their lawns and in fields. These aggressive ants cause harm and damage to people, plants, and animals in both urban and rural areas … Continue reading

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Florida Pest Alert: Outbreak Mosquito-borne Virus Chikungunya

Part of Truly Nolen’s commitment to the homes and businesses of the areas we serve is to inform residents of potential threats to health caused by insects and rodents. Florida residents can expect to see a dramatic increase in mosquito … Continue reading

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The Essential Ant Treatment Guide for Homeowners

One of the first insects to become active each year is the irritatingly persistent ant. When warmer weather arrives, ants can begin invading our homes. A recent survey conducted by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) revealed that this pest … Continue reading

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Identifying Common Types of Bees in Arizona

IDENTIFYING COMMON TYPES OF BEES IN ARIZONA Arizona is home to many types of bees. There are about 20,000 different species of bees in the world. With the exception of Antarctica, bees are found throughout the world. The greatest diversity … Continue reading

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Keeping Mosquitoes in Check

They say April showers bring May flowers, but there’s something else all of that water brings — mosquitoes. These bloodsucking insects are known for an annoying bite that itches and causes a small rash. Mosquitoes are disease-carrying insects that can … Continue reading

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Watch Your Step for Scorpions Frightening Pest may be Southwest’s Public Enemy No. 1

One of the most infamous of pests, the scorpion is one of the most difficult to eliminate. They spend most of their time tucked away in cracks or crevices and are even found in children’s sand boxes. Although scorpions are … Continue reading

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St. Petersburg Roof Collapse Caused by Termites

Subterranean termites take a big bite out of local homes WHAT: The above photo taken last week depicts exactly what happens when a colony of subterranean termites makes a home out of your house. As roofs collapse, subterranean termites are … Continue reading

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One House Mouse Can Quickly Become Bigger Problem, Pose Risk to Health and Property

Some think that they’re cute, but they scare the wits out of others. However you feel about mice, one thing is clear: If you see one or evidence of one in your home, it’s better to act quickly to get … Continue reading

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