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Mosquito..Mosquito..Mosquitoes

Posted by Lalta Nankishore on Monday, February 26, 2018, In : Pest Control 
Take the Bite Out of Your Backyard

We all want to enjoy the great outdoors, but it’s no fun when you’re pestered by biting mosquitoes, some of which can carry disease. Here are some easy steps you can take to help reduce conditions in your yard that breed these pests.
Mosquitoes lay eggs in still, standing water.  ese eggs hatch into larvae, which turn into biting adults.  is whole process from egg to adult might take only seven days! Even a teaspoon of water is enough for pests to breed.  ...

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As Spring 2018 arrives ..

Posted by Lalta Nankishore on Thursday, February 22, 2018, In : Pest Control 



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#Zika Virus Alert!!

Posted by Dick Shore a/k/a Lalta Nankishore on Friday, January 29, 2016, In : Pest Control 

Zika Virus Alert!!!

Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). 
The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. There is no vaccine to prevent or medicine to treat Zika.

- Prevent Zika by avoiding mosquito bites (see below).
- Mosquitoes that spread Zika virus bite mostly during the daytime.
- Mosquitoes that spread Zika virus also spread dengue and ...


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"Mice" - Do you hear noises in your attic, wall, chimney or crawl space?

Posted by Lalta Nankishore on Saturday, September 18, 2010, In : Pest Control 

Mice will most commonly enter the attic, walls or crawlspace in the fall because there is a scarcity of seeds and plants outside. Mice are mostly nocturnal, they usually start to become active around dusk, foraging for food and water.

House mice, deer mice and white-footed mice are primary carriers of leptospirosis, salmonella, Mousebite fever, ricketsiallpox, lymphocytic choriomeningitis, tapeworms, ringworms and hantavirus.

House Mouse - The house mouse (Mus musculus) is considered one o...


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Asian Beetles a/k/a Ladybugs

Posted by Dick Shore on Friday, September 17, 2010, In : Pest Control 

Description
The multicolored Asian lady beetle, Harmonia axyridis, a native of Asia was introduced into the southeastern and southwestern portions of USA to deal with aphids on pecan trees. However, it spread rapidly to other portions of the US. During the fall and early winter when the weather is cooler, the multicolored Asian lady beetle starts congregating on the south side of buildings and enter homes. The beetle does this because in their homeland of China they inhabit tall cliffs to ove...


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Fall is Box Elder Bug and Ladybug Season

Posted by Dick Shore on Friday, September 17, 2010, In : Pest Control 

BOX ELDER BUG : Rhopalidae,Leptocoris trivittatus

SIZE: About 1/2 inch (12.7mm)COLOR: Black with red lines

DESCRIPTION: Black with three red lines on the thorax, a red line along each side, and a red line on each wing. The young nymphs are red and gray.

HABITAT: Box elder bugs normally feed on the leaves, flowers, and seed pods of the box elder tree or silver maple. Large numbers of box elder bugs a...


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2010 Spring Newsletter

Posted by Dick Shore on Friday, February 6, 2009, In : Pest Control 

As winter gives way to spring and rising temperatures, common household pests become a bit more visible in your home and business.


From termites, carpenter ants and cockroaches, to rats, mice and fleas, household pests become more active, more obvious and more irritating as the weather gets warmer.

At Enviro-Pro Professional Pest Management, we want to help you take care of any pests that appear in your home or business this spring and ensure that they do not remain a problem all year long.

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Lice - A very common problem no one wants to talk about

Posted by Dick Shore on Friday, February 6, 2009, In : Pest Control 
10% of elementary school children are treated for head lice each year.

Long stigmatized as an indication of poor personal hygiene or poverty, the fact is that virtually all young children are at risk for head lice... no matter their background.
Though it is widely recognized among health professionals that education is a critical component of a successful like preventive program, the reluctance to discuss the problem and the misconceptions that surround it perpetuate the spreading of the lice f...

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