Monthly Archives: March 2012

Bugging Out – Chocolate Allergy Like To Roaches

ABCNews.com: Bugging Out – Chocolate Allergy Like To Roaches Allergy sufferers who react to chocolate might be shocked to learn their allergy could be linked to something other than the cocoa bean: an allergy to cockroaches. An average of 8 … Continue reading

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Is It a Termite or An Ant?

Your source for termite information What is the difference between a termite and a flying ant? There are 3 ways to tell termites and flying ants apart: Wing size Termite wings are all equal in length and extend well past … Continue reading

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Gambian Pouch Rats Population Rises Again In Florida Keys

HuffingtonPost.com: Gambian Pouch Rats Population Rises Again In Florida Keys Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and U.S. Department of Agriculture officials are battling an invasive species in the Keys they thought they got rid of years ago: Gambian rats … Continue reading

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Avoid Bed Bugs While Traveling

Here are a few tips to help you stay away from the dreaded bed bug while traveling! At hotels, pull back the sheets and inspect the mattress seams, particularly at the corners, for telltale stains or spots. If you see … Continue reading

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Ants Top List of Concern for Homeowners

Ants Top List of Concern for Homeowners Homeowner Advice on Keeping Ants Away As of 2006 there are 9,000 to 10,000 known ant species and researchers believe that there may be more than 20,000 species worldwide. With this fact in … Continue reading

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Environmental Tip of The Day

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TRAVEL PESTS Q & A

SUBJECT: TRAVEL PESTS Why do we need tips for a pest-free vacation? Pest-transmitted diseases are on the rise.  West Nile Virus is a great case in point – case numbers are doubling year to year.   However, this is by far … Continue reading

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“Rate My Rat” Photo Contest

When you hear of a photo contest you generally think of the usual. City skylines, pets, families, insects would all fall into the category of “usual”. This particular photo contest does not fall into that “usual” category.  New York Subway … Continue reading

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Pest Management in Commercial Facilities

Pest Management in Commercial Facilities What are the most common pests that commercial food facilities encounter? Pests are attracted to sources of food, water and shelter – three things that restaurants and commercial food facilities provide in spades. Without taking … Continue reading

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Bed Bug Control

NATIONAL PEST MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION REPORTS RESURGENCE IN BEDBUG INFESTATIONS Bedbugs Infesting Residential and Multifamily Homes, Apartment Complexes, Residence Halls, Hospitals and Hotels According to the National Pest Management Association, pest control companies are reporting a significant increase in the number … Continue reading

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Which Parks and Recreation Star Got Bed Bugs?

EOnline.com: Which Parks and Recreation Star Got Bed Bugs? Making movies isn’t as glamorous as you might think. Especially indie flicks. Just ask a certain Parks and Recreation star about the time she got bedbugs… Aubrey Plaza ended up with a … Continue reading

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Rodents & Foreclosures

How One Empty Home Can Lead to Pests for the Whole Block More than 800,000 homes across the U.S. were foreclosed in 2011, and that number is expected to climb 25 percent this year to more than 1 million homes, … Continue reading

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Rotting-Ear Case the Work of Deadly Brown Recluse Spider

Rotting-Ear Case the Work of Deadly Brown Recluse Spider By SUSAN DONALDSON JAMES The brown recluse spider got some bad press again this week. Nikki Perez, a fashion merchandising student at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, described how she … Continue reading

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Miami.CBSLocal.com: Elderly Broward Woman Speaks Out About Termite Scam

Miami.CBSLocal.com: Elderly Broward Woman Speaks Out About Termite Scam DANIA BEACH – An 88-year-old Dania Beach woman is speaking out after paying $1100 to two men in what BSO says was a termite scam. Now, the Broward Sheriffs Office is … Continue reading

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How To Kill Bugs

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National Pest Management Association Unveils Redesigned Consumer Website

National Pest Management Association Unveils Redesigned Consumer Website March 8 (Fairfax, VA)- PestWorld.org, an educational website designed to inform homeowners about common household pests, has undergone a complete redesign, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announced today. The consumer website … Continue reading

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Pest Prevention Tips for Businesses

Prevention is critical in protecting you business from a pest infestation. Below are just a few ways that your business can avoid pest infestations and the potential health and property threats that pests and rodents can pose. “Pest-proof” your business … Continue reading

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7 Amazing Insect Ninja Skills

7 Amazing Insect Ninja Skills If insects were ninjas… well… they’d be pretty good at it. Many of the advanced technologies humans have developed for combat purposes, insects possess naturally. In some cases, their nature has our tech beat.  

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Hulett Kid’s Corner!

Have you explored the Hulett Environmental Kid’s Corner?

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Hulett Celebrates Another Year of Growth

Hulett Celebrates Another Year of Growth News Coverage Hulett Environmental Services celebrated another significant year of growth at its annual sales awards ceremony in February. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Hulett Environmental Services celebrated another significant year of growth at … Continue reading

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