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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. http://www.pestworld.org/news-and-views/pest-articles/articles/summer-pest-prevention/

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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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Night Time Swarmers – Formosan Termites

We don’t see many Formosan subterranean termites in Austin, Texas, but they still exist in Texas.  The Formosan subterranean termite acquired its name because it was first described in Taiwan (as known as Formosa) in the early 20th century.  Since 1960s … 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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Jumping spider

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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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