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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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10 Very Dangerous Insects

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Insects migration similar to birds

A recent study published in Science magazine has revealed that insects, much like birds, utilize the wind stream and their bodies to attain high speeds. (Up to 60 MPH) The new study by Jane Hill, an entomologist at the University … Continue reading

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Ask the Pest Professor: Bee or Wasp?

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Summer Travel Tips to Avoid Bed Bugs

Summer is officially here, which means millions of Americans are eagerly gearing up for vacation. However, before hitting the road to enjoy some rest and relaxation, Hulett Environmental Services, a pest management company servicing South Florida,  encourages travelers to learn … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July!

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DNA analysis reveals butterfly and moth evolutionary relationship

DNA analysis reveals butterfly and moth evolutionary relationship (Phys.org) —A pair of researchers with the Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida has conducted a through genetic analysis of butterflies and moths and in the process has … Continue reading

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