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How Do Mice Find Their Way Into My Modesto, CA Home?

November 15, 2021

All pests have a way of getting on people’s nerves. (That's why they're called pests.) Some, however, are much better at this than others. One example is the mouse. This invasive rodent is not just persistent; it is also a huge threat to health, sanity, and property.... Read More

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Natural Scents that Repel Bed Bugs In Modesto, CA

October 22, 2021

If you are worried about bed bugs, you are not alone. Many people fear a bed bug infestation because it can happen to anyone and not just homes that are considered “dirty.” This is because bed bugs are usually picked up by unsuspecting people in public places, while traveling, or on used items.... Read More

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Norway Rats Are A Huge Problem In Modesto, CA: What Can You Do?

October 15, 2021

Norway rats, also known as brown rats, are a typical home-invading species in Modesto. This species is large and heavy, ranging between 7 to 9 inches with a 6 to 8-inch tail. They have black to brown fur with a lighter colored underbelly. Norway rats have a blunt nose, small eyes, and small ears. This species can weigh between seven and 20 ounces and produce three to six litters each year.... Read More

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How To Keep Fleas Out Of Your Modesto Home

September 24, 2021

If you own pets, you’ve probably dealt with fleas. These pests aren’t just a problem for cats and dogs; fleas feed on the blood of their hosts, usually a warm-blooded animal, which can include humans, meaning you are also susceptible to flea bites.   There are over 2,500 species of flea in the world. Of these, the one you are most likely to encounter in your home is the cat flea. Cat fleas prefer dogs, cats, or humans ... Read More

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What To Do About Black Widows On Your Modesto, CA Property

August 27, 2021

Black widows have a reputation that precedes them. In fact, these spiders are so feared that almost everyone in Modesto knows to look out for them. But you should do more than just be wary of black widows. If you don't want to be in danger of experiencing a spider bite, you should make an effort to keep black widows away from your home.   ... Read More

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How Bed Bug Infestations Start In Modesto, CA Homes

August 13, 2021

Bed bug infestations happen regularly in Modesto. While many people assume these pest problems only arise because the homeowner is dirty, that's far from the truth. Even the cleanest of Modesto homes could become a target for bed bugs... Read More

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