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How Dangerous Are Yellow Jackets In New Jersey?

August 13, 2021

Flying insects continually hover over people and startle them with their quick movements. It’s hard to have an outdoor event in peace because of them. That’s only the start of their trouble though. Should you be stung by one, the results can be dire. You may fall ill, develop a disease, or have contact with bacteria. ... Read More

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New Jersey's Helpful Guide To Pavement Ant

April 15, 2021

There are few things in this world less frustrating than ants. Not only are ants capable of biting, stinging, or otherwise injuring humans and pets, but they seem to be just underfoot practically all the time. But what about ants that don’t bite, sting, maim, or otherwise cause physical injuries?... Read More

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Are The Termites In New Jersey Dangerous?

February 15, 2021

Every homeowner has questions about termites, especially those of us who live here in New Jersey. It’s no wonder, either. Termites cause over five billion dollars’ worth of damage in households worldwide. Find out just how dangerous termites in New Jersey are with the folks at Heritage Pest Control. ... Read More

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Why Rodents In Your New Jersey Home Are So Dangerous

November 13, 2020

If there’s one pest that loves New Jersey, it’s rodents. Mice, rats, and squirrels thrive in densely populated areas, and as New Jersey is the most densely populated state in the U.S., it makes sense for rodents to cause extensive problems on New Jersey properties.... Read More

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Five Signs Of Termites Around Your New Jersey Property

October 15, 2020

Termites are one of the most expensive household pests. Because they eat wood, termites often cause significant damage to homes. To save yourself the time and money often lost to termite infestations, you should learn how to spot signs of a termite infestation. By treating the issue early on, you may be able to prevent serious damage.... Read More

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A Practical Ant Prevention Guide For New Jersey Property Owners

June 19, 2020

Do you think that ants live up to the name pest? We do. Out of all the insects in the animal kingdom, ants are some of the most annoying. If you are tired of ants in and around your New Jersey property, we have some practical ant-prevention tips you can use to stop them.... Read More

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Are These Ants Around My New Jersey Home Dangerous?

May 14, 2020

Everyone has seen ants. These tiny pests often invade kitchens, bathrooms, and other areas of the home. However, there’s a good chance you don’t know how to identify the exact species of ants. Are these ants dangerous? Will these ants bite? How can I get rid of these ants?... Read More

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The Secret To Getting Rid Of Bed Bugs In Wyckoff

March 16, 2020

Nothing is worse than pulling back your sheets in the morning to see several rows of bright red bite marks across your skin. Bed bugs are common pests that are found in all 50 states due to the fact that they can withstand both high and low temperatures.... Read More

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How To Address Termite Issues In Your Fairfield Home 

February 17, 2020

Using incredible coordination and effort, a colony of termites can destroy a wood structure with their insatiable hunger. What does this mean for your Fairfield home? It all depends on the actions you take to deter termites and ensure your home has the defense it needs.... Read More

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Tips To Keep Ants Out Of Your New Jersey Home

August 16, 2019

It is impressive how well ants work together. You will be hard pressed to find any other pest forming lines in a team effort to lift food to bring back their colonies. Now, of course, it is not ants' intention to bother us or bring us stress, it is just their nature to find food and carry it back to their colony.... Read More

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Summer Stinging Insect Prevention Tips For New Jersey Residents

July 17, 2019

You may classify all black and yellow insects in the same group. When one of these flying insects comes your way, the one thing you’re sure about is that you don’t want to get stung. In reality, there are several different kinds of stinging insects, though many of them look similar.... Read More

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Decrease Pest Infestations By Decluttering Your Home

January 23, 2019

Clutter is commonly found in attics, basements, and garages, all places where pests like to hide. It’s not a coincidence. Pests look for places where they can survive, and to survive, they need shelter, food, and water.... Read More

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The Do’s And Don’ts Of DIY Pest Control

July 24, 2018

Some pests can be taken care of with DIY measures. However, infestations almost always require an exterminator. If you suspect a bigger problem on your hands, DIY measures can actually make things worse.... Read More

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Importance Of Termite Inspections For Homebuyers

February 6, 2018

Buying a new home is an exciting process, but there is a lot to consider. Aside from all the obvious factors such as the layout and size of the home, you must also know what’s going on in less obvious places. This is why home inspections.... Read More