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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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Dealing With Cockroaches Coming Up Sink Drains

Cockroaches are one of the more persistent and frustrating insects that may cause a pest infestation in a home or building, and their ability to live for weeks without food or water, and in extreme conditions, is part of this. One potential location where you may see cockroaches if they’re invading your home, due to

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Telling SLC Bed Bugs and Ticks Apart

There are a few different pest types that appear similar and are sometimes confused for one another, and one good example here is the bed bug versus the tick. Both small insects, and carrying some similar feeding habits, it’s common for bed bugs and ticks to be mixed up – but in reality, they have

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Other Pests Often Mistaken for Termites

When it comes to pest control, one of the single most important roles played by home or building owners is identification of pests. This begins with noting that a pest infestation is taking place, first and foremost, but in some cases may also extend to homeowners who are able to actually identify the pest type

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Identifying Common Pests by Their Bite

For many home or building owners who have dealt with pests at some point in the past, identification is one of the most frustrating elements of this process. Especially when it comes to insects, there are a whole host of different pest types out there, many of which are very small and look somewhat similar

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Spring Bird Behavior: Bird Returns and Property Protection

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basic migratory and nesting habits of birds during the winter. While most are aware some birds don’t appear as often during the winter in cold places like Utah, this is actually due to a mixture of effects – some birds are

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Spring Bird Behavior: Migratory and Wintering Birds

If you’re a Salt Lake City, Utah home or property owner who has dealt with bird pest issues in the past or is concerned about them moving forward, spring is an important time of year here. This is when many bird species migrate back into northern climates as they become warmer, this following several months

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