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Big tooth Maple from Happy Customers

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Thanks to the tree experts, Mark and Lois @ coolfunkyplanet.com for supplying Blue Planet Pest Control with a Big tooth Maple tree. Thanks you, we will surely enjoy our Texas native tree.

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Cockroaches, Cockroach, Please Go Way: Natural Cockroach Repellent

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Not only lemon juice is healthy summer drink, but also lemon peels are the best insect repellent. The instruction of making home made cockroach repellent: 1. Roast lemon peels in the oven and bake for 10 minutes at 250℉. 2. … read more »

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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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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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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.  It would be very costly to remove ant nests from the … 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.  In the insect … read more »

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Keep pests off your holidays food

Do you have leftover holiday food?  Are you worried the clusters in the kitchen attract bugs? Here are some tips to keep pests off your kitchen.  Prevention is always a first line of defense against pests. Immediately wipe up any … read more »

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