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Stopping Birds from Nesting on Your Property

While many people don’t think of birds as threatening or risky, the fact is they can create some pretty significant damage to various properties if they aren’t controlled. For many bird types and property owners, a major key to preventing this from happening is stopping the issue at its source — and that means stopping

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Termite Swarm Basics, Timing and Preparation

As we get ready to enter the hottest period of the year in Utah, we’re already well into a “season” that pest control experts around the state and country are quite familiar with: Termite swarming season. This is a long period, usually five to six months, and starts at the end of winter — what

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Why Termite Inspections Are Vital When Purchasing a Home

There are several themes you’ll be thinking about when considering and negotiating the purchase of a home, and one of these that’s very important for all buyers is ensuring certain pest types are not present in the existing home. One particular pest type that deserves special attention here: Termites, which are some of the most

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Birds and Other Pest Types Found in Your Rain Gutters

For many home and building owners in Utah, the late winter or early spring period we’re in right now is one where they perform yearly inspections or checkups on their rain gutters after the bulk of the winter is past. One possible issue some may find, either at this time of year or some others:

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Protecting West Valley Vehicle Wires from Rodent Chewing

When it comes to rodents like mice and rats, particularly during the winter, many homeowners are naturally concerned about these animals invading the home itself. And while this is a legitimate concern that should be managed, especially if you’ve had rodent issues in the past, there’s another to be aware of as well: The safety

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On Cockroach Resiliency – And How to Deal With Them

There’s a reason why, when making reference to a person or item that’s seemingly invincible or very hard to get rid of, cockroaches are often the chosen comparison point. These are some of the most resilient insects on the planet, often able to live through situations most others would be killed off by — but

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On Bird Species Actually Classified as Pests

Especially during seasons like spring and the fall period we’re currently in, many birds migrate between northern and southern regions, finding new places to nest and protect their young. And while the vast majority of these birds are protected from hunting, poaching and other forms of population control, there are a few specific species that

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Risks in Ignoring Signs of Bed Bug Infestation

There are several reasons you might be putting off dealing with a bed bug issue in your home, from a busy life to potential concerns about having third parties inside your house. We’re here, however, to tell you that there are major risks in prolonging a bed bug infestation — and that prompt action against

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Common Ant Types Found in SLC and Utah

Those who spend plenty of time outdoors in Utah have likely come across at least a few different species of ants. There are hundreds of such species in the world, including dozens that are found in Utah — some are more common than others, of course, and some create greater property or garden issues than

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