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The top 28 biting & stinging Arthropods #whatbugsme

October 16, 2015

Here is some really great information from Luke Guy of Pest Pro App, a great little sight where you can upload a picture of your creepy-crawly to be identified.  I guess we are weird, we love to ID bugs.  Comes with the territory.

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Knoxville pest control, Maryville pest control, home remedies, old wives tales

Tip of the week: home remedies

October 7, 2015

Tip of the week: Why do you believe old wives tales and home remedies? #whatbugsme            I have had hundreds of customers tell me that they applied a natural treatment that a friend or family member told them about and they believe it works. For now let’s ignore the fact that if that were true…

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Centipedes #whatbugsme

October 7, 2015

           Many homeowners have undoubtedly seen these scurrying in and out of shower and bathroom sink drains, their numerous legs making them look more menacing than they are. Centipedes are sometimes called “hundred-leggers” because of their many pairs of legs, but they can actually have anywhere from 15-177 pairs of legs, depending on the species.…

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Knoxville pest control, Maryville pest control, ultrasonic pest repellers

Ultrasonic Pest Repellents #whatbugsme

September 29, 2015

Tip of the week: Ultrasonic Pest Repellents  #whatbugsme           I see these all the time and they are often followed up by “I bought this and it is keeping the roaches away.” I promise you, if I am treating your home, any pest reduction has nothing to do with these devices. Electronic pest control devices…

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Band-aids

September 29, 2015

Tip of the week: Band-aids This picture shows a band-aid. An air freshener was put on this table above a smelly trashcan. The odor was pretty bad and the oil was not helping much. The problem is not the odor. The problem is what is causing the odor. A plethra of who knows what was…

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Mothballs are dangerous and not effective

September 29, 2015

Tip of the week: #whatbugsme mothballs are dangerous and not effective The key ingredient in moth balls is naphthalene, a widely-used and highly-manufactured chemical. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has classified naphthalene as a persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) chemical. [2] A PBT does not readily break down in the environment, does not easily metabolize,…

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Tip of the week:What bit me?! ‪#‎whatbugsme

September 29, 2015

Tip of the week: What bit me?! ‪#‎whatbugsme‬ It’s unsettling to find itchy red spots on your body but what do you do about it?            Most of the time it is no more than an anoyance. However some people are more sensitive than others and can have different reactions. These reactions can be affected…

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Customer Review

August 1, 2015
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