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Pest Control Without Poison: Removing Unwanted Bugs From Your Home

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In the average American home, there are around 100 different kinds of bugs, including insects, spiders and mites. No matter how clean your home is, you are sharing it with many different creatures, but because most of them are out of sight and completely benign, you can live happily alongside them. However, some bugs are more obtrusive, and if left unchecked, can contaminate your food, cause allergies and asthma attacks, and bite you while you’re sleeping. Some can even destroy the fabric of your home. If you identify […]

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Pest company stays busy throughout the Coronavirus Pandemic

Pest company stays busy throughout the Coronavirus Pandemic

WACO, TX — 855bugs.com is staying busy during the Coronavirus Pandemic, making sure homes and commercial buildings are safe and pest free. They have stayed. “Bed bugs, termites, small critters, skunks, exclusion work for rodents,” said Eric Benson, Branch Manager. Their safety protocols have always been strict but with the pandemic, they added even more. “We’ve added to it, we have masks, every property we go into we are wearing those also gloves and shoe covers.” Branch Manager, Eric Benson, says they noticed an increase in calls […]

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How Is the Internet of Things Bringing Pest Control into the Future?

How Is the Internet of Things Bringing Pest Control into the Future?

Technology may not be the first thing your mind conjures up when it comes to pest control, but as is the case in many other sectors, it is revolutionizing this industry in many ways. As found in research compiled by IBISWorld, the rise of pests such as bedbugs has been a boon to the pest control industry over the past five years, with the new emphasis of the industry being on prevention rather than cure. How is the Internet of Things reshaping the way humans and pests […]

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Edinburgh schools forced to call pest control to deal with rats, mice, squirrels and seagulls

Edinburgh schools forced to call pest control to deal with rats, mice, squirrels and seagulls

Council pest controllers have been called to Edinburgh schools over 850 times in the last two years, Edinburgh Live can reveal. The new data, which comes from an FOI request, shows infestations of ants, rats, wasps and even fleas and bedbugs in Edinburgh educational establishments. Edinburgh Council revealed data for each time they were called out to council nurseries, primary schools and secondary schools. What came back was a list of 858 call outs to schools – 400 of those were for mice, 146 for wasps, 100 […]

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