Tag Archives: Ant Control

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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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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Trust Your Instincts

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DON’T LET PESTS RUIN SPRING BREAK FUN

DON’T LET PESTS RUIN SPRING BREAK FUN Hulett Environmental cautions travelers about bringing home more than souvenirs Every spring, millions of Americans plan vacations during their annual Spring Breaks. Hulett Environmental reminds those travelers that the best way to prevent … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to declare your…Insects?

A man crossing into the United States from Mexico forgot to declare his bugs as food at the port of entry. The unidentified driver told agents he forgot to declare the bags as food items. He was given a $175 … Continue reading

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Mild Winter Brings More Pests

To guard against the early emergence of pests, Hulett Environmental Services offers the following tips for homeowners: Maintain a one-inch gap between soil and wood portions of a building. Keep mulch at least 15-inches from the foundation. Seal cracks and … Continue reading

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One giAnt leap: Incredible insects bridge gap over water with their own bodies

One giAnt leap: Incredible insects bridge gap over water with their own bodies By Damien Gayle This set of striking images show the difficulties faced by a group tiny ants who are making a journey across a small stretch of … Continue reading

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Homeowner Advice on Keeping Ants Away

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 mind it is no surprise that 25% … Continue reading

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And you thought your vertical jump was good?

Did you know? The highest recorded jump by an insect is 70 cm (28 in) by the froghopper (Philaenus spumarius). When it jumps, the insect accelerates at 4,000 m (13,000 ft) per second and overcomes a G-force of more than … Continue reading

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Insects provide clues to crimes

BBC Inside Out finds out how scientists are using insects to help police forces around the world solve fatal crimes. Scientists working on the forensic entomology team based at London’s Natural History Museum collect and analyse flies, beetles and their … Continue reading

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Scientists are creating super soldier ants

Scientists are creating super soldier ants…a good idea? Researchers and scientists from McGill University in Canada had discovered that the ant species Pheidole morrisi has all the tools needed to become a big headed monster. All the researchers had to … Continue reading

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Butterfly wings are what talented artist Vadim Zaritsky needs to make unsual paintings

Meet artist Vadim Zaritsk. He is like nay other artist except for the fact that he uses a very unusual material for his paintings – butterfly wings. He is well known for using butterfly wings to paint pictures of various … Continue reading

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Hulett Vision

Have you had a chance to scroll through some of our advertisements via Hulett Vision? Which are some of your favorite commercials starring Greg Rice? Personally I like the gnome commercial which is featured below…  

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How Hungry Mosquitoes Cool Themselves

NYTimes.com: How Hungry Mosquitoes Cool Themselves Most blood-sucking insects urinate while they feed so they can avoid filling up on fluid and get more nutrients out of their meal. But some species of mosquito also do what is called preurination … Continue reading

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Ant poison paralyzes prey from afar

Ant poison paralyzes prey from afar By Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Ant-nest invaders beware: The African ant species Crematogaster striatula has venom so potent that termites don’t even need to come in contact with it to feel its wrath. … Continue reading

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Write a review of Hulett Environmental Services!

Write a review of Hulett Environmental Services Were you satisfied with the services you received from us? If so, will you leave a review for us on our Google Maps place page, thanks so much!

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World’s biggest bug? That depends…

World’s biggest bug? That depends… Mark Moffett / Minden / Solent Entomologist Mark Moffett found this carrot-eating giant weta in a tree on New Zealand’s Little Barrier Island. The cricketlike critter weighs 2.5 ounces (71 grams) and has a length … Continue reading

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Discovery of new ant may signal wave of expansion

Discovery of new ant may signal wave of expansion By HARRY EAGAR – Staff Writer (heagar@mauinews.com) , The Maui News There are no ants native to Hawaii, so whenever a researcher sees an ant, it’s an invader. While scouting for … Continue reading

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Pest Control Links and Resources

Great Pest Links and Resources from The Blogosphere! Enjoy! What if theres bedbugs in my closet? Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon BusinessInsider.com: 9 Tips for Pest Control this Winter Science News: Scanning Technology for Bed Bugs Bed Bug Facts & Statistics … Continue reading

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