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Termites 101: A South Florida Homeowners Guide

07-21-2017

Termites 101: A South Florida Homeowners Guide

South Florida is an attractive place to call home. It's no wonder termites also love Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and other South Florida neighborhoods. In fact, termites are predicted to damage over 50% of South Florida structures by 2040,...

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To Tent or Not To Tent?

07-19-2017

To Tent or Not To Tent?

In South Florida, with moderate temps, high humidity and tropical conditions, termites present a major concern for homeowners. It has been said that, "There are two types of homes in South Florida; those that have termites and those that will have...

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Ant Spotlight: Caribbean Crazy Ants

06-14-2017

Ant Spotlight: Caribbean Crazy Ants

Originally thought to be Paratrechina pubens, an ant from the Lesser Antilles that were imported in shipping containers to South Florida's shores in the 1950s, the large populations of crazy ants found in Florida in the 1990s were a slightly...

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No Tent Fumigation: Advantages of the No Tent Approach

05-22-2017

No Tent Fumigation: Advantages of the No Tent Approach

Several different types of termites can cause expensive, time-consuming headaches for South Florida homeowners, including native and invasive drywood, dampwood and subterranean wood–eaters. When young drywood reproductives, aka alates, swarm,...

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Termite Spotlight: Formosan Subterranean Termites

05-15-2017

Termite Spotlight: Formosan Subterranean Termites

The cornucopia of household pests that thrive in South Florida's ideal conditions certainly won't object. While most of us are familiar with Florida's mosquitoes, ticks, rodents and other pests that carry pathogens and transmit diseases, other pests...

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Termite Spotlight: Conehead Termites

04-03-2017

Termite Spotlight: Conehead Termites

Conehead Termites No doubt long-time SNL fans will be amused at the mention of the1970s sketch centered on an extra-terrestrial family's struggles to adapt to Earth life, featuring Jane Curtain, Lorraine Newman and Dan Ackroyd. Like the...

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Twelve Vials of Anti-Venom Save Australian Adolescent from Deadly Spider Bite

03-17-2017

Twelve Vials of Anti-Venom Save Australian Adolescent from Deadly Spider Bite

As spring approaches, Hulett Environmental Services would like to remind homeowners that when spring cleaning motivates you to get rid of all of that junk cluttering up your sheds and other seldom visited storage areas, remember that dangerous...

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7 Signs You Need to Invest in Pest Control

03-02-2017

7 Signs You Need to Invest in Pest Control

As South Floridians know, termites love the warm and humid climate, as much as they do. Even worse, drywood, dampwood and several species of native and invasive subterranean termites are predicted by University of Florida researchers to affect over...

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Rats: If Only They Paid for Rent! Common Rat Entry Points and What You Can Do

02-13-2017

Rats: If Only They Paid for Rent! Common Rat Entry Points and What You Can Do

Rodents have always co-existed with humans. Since the Roman Empire rodents and their disease-carrying vectors, such as fleas and ticks have been responsible for most of the major plagues throughout history. Alongside the increasing human population,...

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How to Prevent South Florida Pests from Seeking Shelter in Your Home

01-30-2017

How to Prevent South Florida Pests from Seeking Shelter in Your Home

Although South Florida's tropical environment allows her the leisure of moderate temperatures during the winter months, even cold snaps can find their way to the sunshine state. That's when certain insects and rodents run for the shelter and warmth...

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