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3 Pests in Jacksonville to Watch Out For This Halloween Season

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While the rest of the country is experiencing cooler temperatures this Halloween, the heat and humidity continue to bring about a wide variety of pests to Jacksonville. If you treat your home to a visit from professional pest control, though, you won't get tricked by a pest lurking in the shadows waiting for the opportunity to infest your property. With that said, here are three pests to watch out for this Halloween season in Jacksonville. Don't Let Rummaging Rodents Ruin Your Halloween Night   Mice and rats are common rodent pests that enter homes in Florida in search of food and shelter. They nibble on any kind of foods that humans eat, contaminating them with droppings, urine and hair. The most worrisome danger of these rodents is that they carry and can transmit diseases to humans, including bubonic plague and murine typhus. Warning Signs of a Rodent Infestation You spot rodent...
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Rodents in the Home: Top Hiding Places

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  Rodents are considered to be mammals, and they are identified by their sharp teeth. The Latin term is rodere, and this translates into gnawing. Rodents are known for their ability to gnaw into various parts of the home when searching for food. They might tear up a part of the wall in order to gain entrance into a room where they smell food, for example. Getting rid of these pests can be difficult because they are adept at hiding in obscure parts of the property. Our professional pest-control experts can answer any questions you may have about rodent control . Here are the five top places rodents may hide in the home: 1. Attics: The attic is a space just under the roof, and it is usually secluded from the rest of the home. Rats can climb into these areas without being detected quite easily. Other rodents may also appear...
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How to Keep Mosquitoes at Bay This Summer

Mosquitoes are one of the most common pests in existence. In spite of this fact, they continue to be one of the most hated pests as well. From their irritating buzzing sound to their itchy bites, mosquitoes are one pest that no one wants around. Just what is so bad about these persistent creatures and how can you reduce the number of mosquitoes in and around your home? Here we will provide some helpful tips to keep mosquitoes away this summer. Health Dangers of Mosquitoes Mosquitoes are said to be one of the most potentially deadly creatures in existence today. This is because of the huge array of diseases and blood borne pathogens that they can carry and pass to humans when they bite us. Mosquitoes bite simply to find a source of food. They prefer to feed on human blood, but they will also bite pets such as dogs. They...
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