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Blue Planet Pest Control is now in Thumbtack

Blue Planet Pest Control just join the Thumbtack – A new way to hire local services.  A smart way to promote local businesses.  We are proud to serve you in Central Texas. Blue Planet Pest Control

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Fire Ant Larvae in Southwest Austin in Winter

We found this big fire ant pile full of larvae while walking at the Circle C metropolitan park in a warm winter. Life Cycle of Fire Ants: The eggs, which are only produced by the queen, hatch into legless larvae … read more »

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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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Bees Bees Please Go Away

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If you want to keep bees away, you can try the following methods by yourself.  If you have a bee colony that is potentially hazardous to your safety and it is necessary to get rid of them, call the professional … 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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Identify a Spider

There are nearly 1000 different species of spiders located throughout the state of Texas.  Two venomous species of spiders, the black widow (Latrodectus mactans) and the brown recluse (Loxosceles reclusa) are commonly found in Texas. Both of these species of … read more »

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Are your Pest Control Operators licensed and certified?

Chapter 1951 of the Texas Occupations Code (known as the Structural Pest Control Act) requires that all businesses and personnel who engage in the practice of pest control be licensed by the Texas Department of Agriculture through its Structural Pest … read more »

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