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What? What?

Posted on: February 8th, 2013 by pelican

The total weight of all of the termites in the world is greater than the weight of all the humans in the world.

Source: http://www.pestworld.org/

Did You Know……

Posted on: January 24th, 2013 by pelican

Three percent of the American population is allergic to a stinging insect’s venom.

Source: http://www.pestworld.org/

Did You Know…..

Posted on: December 28th, 2012 by pelican

About 400 people in the U.S. contract typhoid, a fly-borne illness each year. 75% of these cases are associated with international travel.

Source: http://www.pestworld.org/

Prevention Tips

Posted on: December 26th, 2012 by pelican

Check out these tips for preventing household pests, pest infestations and the potentially dangerous health and property threats they pose. Find out how to prevent bugs and rodents from entering your home, how to avoid outdoor insects like mosquitoes and bees and how to protect your family and property from disease and property damage.

Seal cracks and holes on the outside of the home including entry points for utilities and pipes.
Keep tree branches and shrubbery well trimmed and away from the house.
Keep basements, attics, and crawl spaces well ventilated and dry.
Store garbage in sealed containers and dispose of it regularly.
Repair fascia and soffits and rotted roof shingles; some insects are drawn to deteriorating wood.
Replace weather-stripping and repair loose mortar around basement foundation and windows.
Store fire wood at least 20 feet away from the house and five inches off the ground.

Source: http://www.pestworld.org/exterminators/prevention-tips

Did You Know…..

Posted on: December 18th, 2012 by pelican

Over 5 million children are sensitive to cockroaches.

Source: http://www.pestworld.org/

Did You Know……..

Posted on: December 11th, 2012 by pelican

Mice can jump a foot high.

Source: http://www.pestworld.org/

Did You Know…..

Posted on: December 5th, 2012 by pelican

Rats contaminate and destroy enough food worldwide each year to feed 200 million people.

Source: http://www.pestworld.org/

Did You Know…….

Posted on: November 28th, 2012 by pelican

Rats will eat just about anything, including decaying material.

Source: http://www.pestworld.org/

Did You Know……

Posted on: November 26th, 2012 by pelican

Each year in the winter, rodents invade an estimated 21 million homes in the U.S.

Source: http://www.pestworld.org/

Did You Know……

Posted on: November 14th, 2012 by pelican

A rat can swim for 3 days before it drowns.

Source: http://www.pestworld.org/

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