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How to prevent a rodent infestation

It’s much easier to prevent a rodent infestation than to remove them after they’ve turned your home into their new residence. Here are a few steps homeowners can take to keep their homes rodent-free: Seal cracks and holes on the outside … Continue reading

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South Florida Pest Control Reviews

Florida Pest Control Reviews of Hulett Environmental services via Yelp: “They inspected our home and showed us the termite damage.  We needed the traditional tenting, not the tentless method.  Theyare very professional about their work, and explain everything they do. We will … Continue reading

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5 steps to prevent Ants

1.       Block off access points. Take time to inspect the outside of your home for cracks and crevices, paying special attention to areas where utility pipes enter. Seal any small holes or gaps with a silicone-based caulk. Keep tree branches … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Bed Bugs Ruin Your Vacation

To prevent an unwanted encounter with bed bugs, Hulett Environmental Services shares the following prevention tips for travelers: At hotels, thoroughly inspect the entire room before unpacking, including behind the headboard and in furniture. Pull back the bed sheets and check … Continue reading

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Occasional invaders to look out for

Occasional invaders to look out for: Centipedes – House centipedes have poisonous jaws to inject their prey with venom. If handled roughly, some larger species can inflict a painful bite that can break human skin and cause pain and swelling, … Continue reading

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How to get rid of spiders in the house and stay safe from bites.

How to get rid of spiders in the house and stay safe from bites. Fear of spiders is consistently ranked as one of the top phobias in America. Whether it is an evolutionary trigger that kept our ancestors alive or … Continue reading

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Spiders use electricity for catching prey

Anyone can tell you that spiders are able to trap their meals in their sticky silky webs – but there’s a bit more to it than that. Spiders are actually able to conduct electricity across the surface of the web, … Continue reading

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No Tent Blues | Hulett Environmental Services

Termite Blues~ This commercial is part of the Hulett 2013 T.V advertisement campaign starring Greg Rice. Please be sure to tell us what you think in the comments box below! Hulett’s trained inspectors evaluate each structure’s layout, then locate all … Continue reading

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A Mobile Spider Web!

Talk about adaptation! This impala from the Kruger National Park in South African is now a mobile home for a spider with the spider’s web spun between the impala’s two horns. The impala had the misfortune to walk into the … Continue reading

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Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Continue to Bite as Summer Draws to a Close

Hulett Environmental Services encourages ongoing vigilance against mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases  Summer is in its final weeks, but that doesn’t mean mosquitoes will disappear with the arrival of cooler weather. Hulett Environmental Services a pest management company servicing South Florida, … Continue reading

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The Amazing Scorpionfly

The scorpionfly Though this may look like a clever photoshop at first, this unusual-looking insect is the common scorpionfly. The scorpionfly has several distinctive features, particularly its long “beak” and a tail that gives them their name. The beak has … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE TYPE OF ANT TREATMENT AND HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

WHAT IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE TYPE OF ANT TREATMENT AND HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? A trained and licensed pest professional is the best person to make a recommendation based on the proper identification of a particular ant species and … Continue reading

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Spider Prevention Tips from Hulett Environmental Services

Homeowners should be on the lookout for the following spider species: Common House Spider: These spiders don’t pose a health risk, but they can be quite a nuisance throughout the house. They spin a tangled web in upper corners, angles … Continue reading

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Termite Warning Signs

Termite Warning Signs   Termites feed 24 hours a day, seven days a week on the cellulose found in wood and paper products. They are known as “silent destroyers” due to their ability to compromise the structure of a home … Continue reading

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How do I properly take out the stinger from a bee?

Summer warmth and sun are finally here. Unfortunately, so are many stinging insects. Makes us wonder, doesn’t it? Well, wonder away and ask what you will. I will try to help you understand the answers to your questions. How do I … Continue reading

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Terminator | Hulett Environmental Services

Pest Control Results Guaranteed! There are so many vulnerable cracks, crevices, and incredibly small spaces through which pests can invade your home. Hulett will stop any pest before they get in, because they know where they are likely to get … Continue reading

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ABCNews.com: Associated Press – 81 Cases of Mosquito Virus Now Tailed in Florida

ABCNews.com: Associated Press – 81 Cases of Mosquito Virus Now Tailed in Florida State officials say the number of Florida travelers who contracted the mosquito-borne chikungunya (chik-in-GUHN’-yuh) virus has risen to 81. Florida’s Department of Health says 15 new cases … Continue reading

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Spiders Can Catch and Devour Fish! Just Call HULETT

Give a spider a fish and it will feast for hours. Teach a spider to fish, however, and you are probably just wasting your time—it turns out many species are already more than proficient. Take for example this specimen from … Continue reading

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Prevent Spiders

Hulett Environmental Services reminds homeowners that there are several ways to prevent spider bites and keep them out of the house all together: Install screens and weather stripping on windows and door sweeps on doors. Fix any cracks in siding … Continue reading

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Studying bugs on a body can help solve murders

As it turns out insects can tell you a lot more then you might initially believe.  It is known as forensic entomology and it is helping detectives solve murders.  By studying the kind of bugs that are on a body … Continue reading

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