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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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Identify Common Spider Species

This summer Blue Planet Pest Control has visited many homes for spider control.  Spiders eat other bugs.  Spiders like to live in cellars or in piles of trash or wood.  To prevent the spiders from staying in your house, do … read more »

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Raspberry Crazy Ants (Tawny Crazy Ants)

In 2002, Tom Raspberry discovered a new exotic invasive pest ant species to Pasadena Texas (Harris County). The ant was named after Tom Raspberry. After the recent research in 2012, Tawny Crazy Ant is the new proposed common name. The … 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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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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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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Scary Bugs.!!!

Entomophobia, derived from the Greek words “entomos”(insects) and “phobos”(fear), is the fear of insects or “bugs”. A fear of insects is quite normal. Some people are so afraid of insects that it can affect their ability to function normally in society … read more »

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West Nile Virus – Protection and Prevention

Signs and Systems of West Nile Virus Illness: West Nile Fever West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease  Clinical manifestation of West Nile Virus: Encephalitis Meningitis Asymmetric Flaccid Paralysis Definitive diagnosis is by laboratory testing –Peripheral Blood Testing for IgM EIA for West … read more »

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Termites are often called white ants

Termites are often called white ants, but they are only distantly related to the ants. Termites live in colonies that, at maturity, number from several hundred to several million individuals.   The mature termite colony has three castes: a) reproductive (king and queen), … read more »

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Fun with Bugs

Cockroaches can live for several weeks after having their heads chopped off. If you cut their heads off, very often their necks would seal off just by clotting, there’s no uncontrolled bleeding. The roach brain does not control this breathing … read more »

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