Ants

As soon as colder weather arrives, ants seemingly disappear into thin air!How do ants survive in the winter? Like us, they head indoors or to a warmer climate. Ants wait out the winter season. When cold air arrives, the ants’ body temperatures drops dramatically and their movements become sluggish. Ants respond by seeking out warm 

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Cockroaches

Cockroaches are a nuisance. The roach population can grow quickly from a single egg carrying female.Cockroach pest control and management are important for health and safety reasons.German cockroaches are tan and about 1/2 inch long. Their unique characteristic is the 2 stripes on the upper portion of their body. Usually found in warm area near 

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Rodent problem?

One or more of the following are certain signs:  Droppings, typically left behind in kitchen cabinets, pantry, cupboards, drawers, bins, and anywhere else they think they might find food, or where they scurry to avoid predators. It’s also common to see droppings along walls, on top of wall studs or beams and in boxes, bags, 

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Lawn Fertilization

We all like a green lawn, but in the summer, grasses like St. Augustine and bahia often turn yellow. This yellowing is caused by lack of nitrogen not by heat or lack of water.  However, fertilization with nitrogen in the summer is not always desirable since this often encourages disease and insect problems.Fall is the 

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Termites are swarming!

South Florida’s humid climate plus the recent rains offer the perfect environment for swarming termites and Florida is home to several kinds of termites that cause damage, including subterranean, drywood, Formosan and dampwood termites.Clouds of termites known as swarmers, develop wings and fly to where they establish new colonies. They are often mistaken for flying 

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