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Mosquito Outbreak in South Florida Following Hurricane Irma

10-24-2017

Mosquito Outbreak in South Florida Following Hurricane Irma

South Florida is recovering from one of the most powerful hurricanes in history, life is just beginning to return to normal. While most of the power has been restored and businesses have reopened, South Florida is busy trying to get ahead of a...

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Ant Spotlight: Ghost Ants

10-17-2017

Ant Spotlight: Ghost Ants

Not really as spooky as they sound, ghost ants, Apinoma Melanocephalum, are an invasive species thought to originate in Asia or Africa. According to the University of Florida's (UF) Entomology and Nematology Department, one of the most prevalent...

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Ant Spotlight: Fire Ants

10-03-2017

Ant Spotlight: Fire Ants

As South Florida homeowners can attest, red fire ants are capable of turning outdoor athletic events, picnics and yard work activities into unpleasant, painful scenarios. There's really no mistaking, "what just happened?" when people and animals...

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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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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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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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House Spiders - How To Play Nice With Your Unwanted Spider Roommates

12-07-2016

House Spiders - How To Play Nice With Your Unwanted Spider Roommates

Even the cleanest house plays host to a variety of insects including a number of different spiders. Which ones are safe for you to live with? How harmful are these spiders? Do they earn their keep with their extermination of other pesky...

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