Pest Gazette

PestGazette, Winter 2018

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Sneaky Winter Pests   Download PDF Indoor heating is essential to many of us, especially for people who live in areas that receive heaps of snow and the occasional ice storm. Unfortunately, those lovely conditions we create indoors are also extremely inviting to outdoor pests looking to escape the winter wonderland as well. Insects are […]

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Fall 2017 Pest Gazette

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Download PDF Avoiding Common Pantry Pests Is As Easy As One, Two, Three!   The term “pantry pest” is used to describe a handful of insects that commonly infest foods such as cereal, rice, flour and spices typically found in your kitchen pantry. Many of these pests are introduced into homes through already infested foods, […]

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Pest Gazette Summer 2017

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Download PDF Bees vs. Wasp In the summer months, backyard barbeques are often visited by uninvited stinging insects. Stinging insects send more than half a million people to emergency rooms each year and most of these stings are caused by wasps and hornets. Although capable of stinging, under normal circumstances, bees play a beneficial role […]

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Pest Gazette Spring 2017

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April Showers Bring May … Pests? Weather can have a dramatic influence on the number and kinds of pests that enter a structure. Extreme heat and dry weather in the summer can result in ants seeking sources of water and cooler environments indoors. In the winter, pests like box elder bugs and cluster flies seek […]

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PestGazette Winter 2017

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Download pdf Storing Firewood Now that we are in the throes of winter, the allure of a roaring fireplace is hard to ignore. But the wood you bring in for your cozy fire can also bring unwanted hitchhikers. A variety of insects, arachnids, and other arthropods like to live in, on, and around stacked firewood. […]

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PestGazette Fall 2016

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Download pdf No More Fleas, Please Fleas can be a nuisance and problem any time of year but especially as the cooler weather sets in. Fleas can be brought into your home on cats, dogs or even rodents who are trying to find a warm place to spend the winter months. Fleas are small, typically […]