Category Archives: prevention

Summer Pest Prevention–keep ticks and mosquitos from bitting

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Reminders for your protection from summer bugs on summer Solstice of 2013. Summer Pest Prevention How to Keep the Ticks and Mosquitoes at Bay Summer has arrived. And while people relish in the warm weather and sights and smells of … read more »

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Subterranean Termites Inspection

Termite season has started in Austin, Texas.  I found a good video from an house inspector about subterranean termites.  Blue Planet Pest Control termite inspectors also actively help home owners, business owners and builders treate, pre-treat or inspect termites. Subterranean … read more »

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Safety Tips around Bees, Wasps or Hornets

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I was helping my 6 year old son do his home work. One of the assignments is to discuss the safety tips when being near bees. Bees help cross-pollinate in spring time. We don’t want to disturb them, nor being … read more »

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Don’t be grossed out by cockroaches

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Make Your Own Natural Mosquito Repellent

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The essential oils that work well against mosquitoes are: cinnamon oil lemon eucalyptus oil citronella oil castor oil Safe carrier oils and alcohols include: olive oil sunflower oil any other cooking oil witch hazel vodka Natural Mosquito Repellent Recipe Mix … read more »

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Home Remedies for Ant Bites

One evening my neighbor came to our house to ask what she could use to treat fire ant bites.  Her husband was bitten by fire ants at their front yard.  His body was swelling and developed bumps and rashes due … read more »

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Naturally Get Rid of Ants

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Have ant hills in your yard and think about do the ant control by yourself.  Don’t leave it uncontrolled because ants could build nests in the foam roofing insulation, they could even damage your outdoor blinds Melbourne.  It would be … read more »

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Legends of Bugs

Because of the beauty, power of flight, and complete metamorphosis found in butterflies and moths, these insects frequently are found in Native American myths. In the belief held by the Blackfeet that dreams are brought to us in our sleep … read more »

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Creepy myths about bugs

Myths and exaggeration surrounding animals are common, particularly when it comes to the ‘creepy crawlies’ such as spiders, insects, and snakes. Often their abilities are overstated or behaviors are simply ‘invented’ which cause people to fear or loathe them. Jordan Larson of … read more »

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Does Frigid Weather Kill Insect Pests?

Does Frigid Weather Kill Insect Pests? NO! Fridged weather Does Not Reduce Pest Population Some Insect Species hibernate. Others Thrive Indoors with Us. The bone-chilling weather around the northeast and much of the nation does not mean that insect pests … read more »

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