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Why Do I Have Bed Bugs In My Modesto Home?

November 15, 2019

One thing you should know about bed bugs is that when you are awake they are hiding. Only when you are asleep do they emerge to feed on your blood. This can make spotting bed bugs themselves very difficult. What you can look for, however, are the signs they leave behind.... Read More

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The Furry Fiends Trying to Make Their Way Inside This Fall

October 15, 2019

Rodent Infestations Why do rodents come into a home in the first place? The short answer is: food and shelter. Obviously, rodents, like any other living thing, need to eat. As we approach winter, their usual food sources may become scarce, so they’re on the lookout for anything and everything edible. Winter also means a significant drop in temperature. Mice, rats, and other rodents may be ... Read More

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Why You Need Professionals To Remove Bed Bugs From Your Modesto Home

September 18, 2019

How much do you know about bed bugs? Did you know that their favorite time of year is summertime? This is when they are able to travel most. Why? Because it is when we travel most. You see, bed bugs are hitchhiking pests, a term used to describe the way they cling to items and use the people carrying them to get into homes.... Read More

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Insect IQ's Guide To Preventing Cockroaches During The Summer

July 16, 2019

Cockroaches are common pests that can be found all over the world. Summer is cockroach season, so they will appear more frequently, and the warm weather encourages breeding. So, don’t feel dismayed if you are dealing with these pests. You are not alone. Learning a bit about them and how to deter them can help.... Read More

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How Modesto Homeowners Can Prevent Summer Bed Bugs

June 14, 2019

Bed bugs are not generally on a  homeowners radar until they fall victim to a bed bug invasion and these itchy, biting pests are infesting their home. Thankfully, there are prevention steps a Modesto homeowner can take to prevent summer bed bugs. ... Read More

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How Modesto Residents Can Keep Summer Wasps Away

May 14, 2019

With summer right around the corner, it’s almost time for afternoon pool parties, evening BBQ’s, and nighttime s’mores. But along with all these great backyard activities come the pests that also call your property home.... Read More

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Why Rodent Problems Around Modesto Are Best Left To The Professionals

April 15, 2019

On TV, rodents are portrayed as cute and innocent mice or rats. They usually get into some sort of predicament or another while stealing cheese or trying to stay away from the resident house cat. In real life, rodents are not so cute or innocent. In fact, they can cause a plethora of problems involving illness and personal property damage.... Read More

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Why Call Insect IQ For Cockroach Problems In Modesto

March 15, 2019

Did you know that here in Modesto the cockroaches never truly go away? Although they do slow down quite a bit during the colder months, they never stop invading homes and causing us trouble. This is one of the reasons professional pest control is so vitally important and why you should call Insect IQ if you are seeing cockroaches around your home. If that’s not enough, here are some other reasons to give us a call.... Read More

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How To Prevent Ants From Invading Your Modesto Yard This Spring

February 28, 2019

It’s hard enough as it is to set up and host an outdoor gathering without having to deal with ants that want to join the party. Really, it’s difficult to do anything outdoors involving food or drink when ants are scavenging about. This is why early prevention and understanding what draws ants to your property, is vitally important.... Read More

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