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New Invasive Ant Identified in Fort Lauderdale: Little Yellow Ant

11-09-2017

New Invasive Ant Identified in Fort Lauderdale: Little Yellow Ant

As a South Floridian homeowner, you probably know more about ants than you care to, as the tropical climate you enjoy supports over 200 ant species. While not all of these ant species are considered nuisance household pests, you have also probably...

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Do Spiders Get their Bad Reputation from Halloween?

10-26-2017

Do Spiders Get their Bad Reputation from Halloween?

Ever notice how spiders are everywhere in Halloween themes, from décor to candy and other All Hallows Eve festivities? Tons of wispy webs, strung up in doorways, sport eight-legged hairy, fanged fiends just waiting to ensnare victims in their...

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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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12 Vials of Anti-Venom Save Australian Adolescent from Spider Bite

03-17-2017

12 Vials of Anti-Venom Save Australian Adolescent from 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

02-13-2017

Rats: If Only They Paid for Rent! Common Rat Entry Points

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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