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How to Check for Bed Bugs When Traveling This Summer

With summer upon us, the traveling season is right around the corner. While families and friends are eager to book that long-awaited getaway, it is important to make sure your destination is bed bug-free. While most people know what bed bugs are, we want to give you a rundown of why they are such despised insects and how to check for bed bugs.

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How to Identify Different Types of Bees

With over 20,000 different species of bees, the planet is full of these buzzing insects, hopping from flower to flower and creating the honey we all know and love. Though these bees can sting, it is very rare that pest exterminators are needed to control these insects. To keep track of these bees, all species are classified into seven different families, each with unique traits. 

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How to Prepare for Termite Swarming Season

Warm weather and April showers don’t just bring May flowers. Sadly, spring season also means the beginning of the termite swarmer season. What exactly are these infamous pests? Termite swarmers are flying insects that travel and live in very large colonies, and a colony can include up to hundreds of thousands of termite swarmers.

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7 Pest Control Myths Debunked

Being a homeowner, there is the unavoidable threat of pests. Over time, myths about pest control have spread, and people continue to believe the misconceptions without any evidence. When it comes to taking care of your home and family, you want to ensure that you have the best form of pest control through a trustworthy local extermination company. Our experts at Palmetto Exterminators are here to debunk 7 pest control myths. 

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How To Choose the Right Pest Control For Your Home

Have you had to scroll through mounds of Google search results when trying to find a reputable pest company in your town? Searching for a safe, and quality pest service can be difficult in the digital space.  There are several factors to consider when choosing the best pest control for your home.

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How Long is Pest Control Effective For?

It is no surprise that a successful pest control treatment eliminates pesky irritants, leaving your home pest and stress-free. The question is, how long do these treatments last? While it would be helpful, there is no “one size fits all” solution to this question. Pest control effectiveness is dependent on many factors including the pests you are getting rid of, the climate you live in, and the type of pest control treatment used. 

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What Do Pests Eat?

Insects and pests get hungry, too! Have you ever wondered what they snack on and how it differs from what we like to eat? Some prefer human or animal blood, whereas others enjoy your leftovers just as much as you do. Either way, your local pest control experts at Palmetto Exterminators are here to help you better understand the bugs that may be living in your home.

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What Attracts Stink Bugs?

Does it seem like your home attracts stink bugs? Maybe you’ve seen them creeping around and aren’t sure what kind of home pest control to use. Or you’ve tried to catch one and it released a horrible, rotten smell? Don’t worry, your local exterminators at Palmetto Exterminators have compiled some tips to help you out when it comes to dealing with stink bugs.

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Why You Should Be Doing Quarterly Pest Control

The most effective way to prevent pest infestation is to implement a pest prevention plan before any problems occur. Whether you’re using an exterminator on occasion, implementing natural cleaners, or practicing better home hygiene, mice, bugs, spiders, centipedes, bed bugs, and more can still re-enter the home weeks to months later. This is why having a quarterly pest control plan is the single most effective way to remove pests year-round. 

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Do DIY Pest Control Products Work?

We’ve all done it. You see a cockroach in your home, attempt to kill it in an unhinged panic, all the while anxiously hoping that there are no other offenders on your premises. While sometimes this can be the case, so often there are numerous ‘friends’ lurking right around the corner, in the entryway, by your pet’s food, or even under the bed. 

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