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Non-Bed Locations Where You Might Find Bedbugs, Part 1

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If you paid attention only to their name, one would assume bedbugs are a pest that’s confined purely to beds, mattresses and related areas. Is this actually the reality regarding these at-times frustrating pests?

At Bug Busters, we’re here to answer this question with a firm “no.” While bedbugs do indeed tend to form in or around bed spaces, their true preference is simply to be in any habitat that’s surrounded by humans and has the right environmental characteristics. Our bedbug identification and extermination services, part of our overall pest control program, include this knowledge and may cover areas of your home beyond beds – part one of our two-part blog will dig into several additional home areas where …

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DIY Tips for Spring Home Pest Prevention

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When it comes to pest control and preventing pest infestations in your home, the transitional periods between seasons are often very important. These periods, such as the spring transition we’re about to enter between winter and summer, often feature pests from both seasons, and also offer homeowners an important chance to prepare their structures for the upcoming season.

At Bug Busters, our residential pest control services include a wide array of springtime assistance areas, from basic inspections to several preparedness areas we’ll help you with ahead of the warm months. In addition, we’re happy to provide tips and expertise to homeowners just looking for a few DIY protection themes – and we’ll step in and offer our own services the …

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Insects and Animals Who Provide Natural Pest Control

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While many insect types you might notice in or around your property are considered pests that pose potential negative outcomes, there are also several insects that, as part of the natural ecosystem, actually help control the population of common pests. There are even a few particular species some might consider “pests” themselves that actually bring their own extermination benefits for other, more bothersome insects – in fact, some researchers have even attempted to develop specific pest control and related techniques based on insects that perform their own natural forms of extermination.

At Bug Busters, while we certainly won’t go so far as to recommend this sort of testing on your property, we do think it pays for homeowners to be …

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Common House Spiders You May Notice During Winter

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While certain pests become less common during the winter periods, spiders are not part of this group. Spiders are active and common throughout the year, particularly “house spiders” that are commonly found in homes looking for shelter or places to build their webs.

At Bug Busters, spiders are just one of many pest types we’re proud to help protect you and your family from at any point in the year with our comprehensive pest control and exterminator services. What are some of the most common spider types that may attempt to enter your home this winter, and how can you identify them if this happens? Here’s a basic primer on the four most common house spiders you’re liable to run …

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Identifying and Removing Wasp Nests in the Home

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When it comes to stinging insects, one of the most common and familiar types out there is the wasp. Known for large nests and colonies, wasps are pests that can invade homes in large numbers if they aren’t properly handled, causing a variety of potential issues.

At Bug Busters, we’re here to help. Our wasp exterminator services are just one part of our comprehensive pest control solutions, offered on both a residential and commercial basis. Today’s blog will focus on everything you need to know about wasps – their nests and general habits, how to recognize allergic reactions to wasp stings, and how to safely remove a wasp’s nest if this becomes necessary.

Wasp Nests and Habits

Generally speaking, wasp

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Telltale Signs of Termite Infestation to Be Aware Of

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For many homeowners, particularly those with homes that contain a great quantity of wood, termites are one of the more significant pest concerns. These wood-destroying pests can nest in both indoor and outdoor walls, damaging your wood foundation and even threatening the structural integrity of the home in certain cases.

At Bug Busters, we provide high-quality pest control services that include numerous potential pests, including termite extermination. Luckily for those homeowners who are impacted by termites, these pests tend to leave behind a few telltale signs of their presence – here’s a quick primer on these signs and what to look out for if you fear you have a termite infestation.

Wood Sounds

As you likely know, the …

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Natural Repellant Techniques for Winter Pests

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Recently in this space, we went over some of the top prevention methods you can use to keep your home or building free of pests during the cooler fall and cold winter seasons. These include everything from blocking entryways to preventing food sources from being present, all areas that will help limit the attractiveness of your space to various pests.

At Bug Busters, we’re proud to offer a wide range of residential and commercial pest control services throughout the year, with services ranging from general exterminator solutions to tree spraying, weed elimination and many others. In today’s blog, we’re going to get a bit more specific – what are some of the most common types of pests that might …

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Fall Home or Building Pest Prevention Tips, Part 2

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we dug into some of the primary areas you should be considering when it comes to fall pest prevention. This transitional period between summer and winter is a great chance to prepare the home or building from potential pest invaders during the cold season.

At Bug Busters, we’re here to provide comprehensive residential and commercial pest control services, including assisting you with your fall pest control preparation and upkeep needs. Here are a few additional tips we can offer on basic storage and home organization areas that can go a long way toward preventing winter pests from invading during the upcoming season.

Pet Food Storage

One of the primary reasons pests look …

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Fall Home or Building Pest Prevention Tips, Part 1

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As the weather turns a bit cooler and the leaves begin to change, home and business owners everywhere are well aware that fall is here. That means it’s time to ensure a few important areas of structural maintenance are covered on your property, and one vital area here is pest control and preparing the space for the upcoming winter.

At Bug Busters, we’re proud to offer a variety of residential and commercial pest control services, including those that will help prepare you for the upcoming cool season. When temperatures change, so do the kinds of pests that might invade your home and the tactics you should be taking to prevent such infestations – this two-part blog will go over some …

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Identifying and Managing Pest-Related Asthma Risks

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As parents of children with asthma are well aware, the condition can be exacerbated by a number of potential sources. While some asthma attacks and symptoms seem to appear out of thin air, others are caused by specific triggers, often based on small particles in the air that interact with the respiratory system in negative ways and cause the attacks – and in some cases, if you aren’t careful, these triggers can originate from pests hiding in your home.

At Bug Busters, we offer a wide range of pest control and exterminator services, including those that rid your home of some of the pest types most commonly associated with triggering or worsening asthma symptoms. What are a few of the …