Atak Pest Control, Inc.

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How can you tell if you have a carpenter ant infestation?

No one likes seeing ants in the house, but carpenter ants can be especially bad news for buildings. Carpenter ants are especially difficult to remove because they make their home in wood (and love soft or damaged wood in particular). In fact, carpenter ants are sometimes mistaken for terminates because both insects burrow tunnels in…
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March 22, 2018 1

Five strategies for Successful Flea Control

Pests are one of the major pain area in today’s household. Irrespective your house is an old one or new one you often get to see pests. They not only are dangerous but can really get you in trouble if they get access to food items. I am very particular about them and take proper…
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March 19, 2018 0

Mosquito misting systems

Mosquito misting systems are used in order to spray on the mosquitoes to eliminate them from any place. These Mosquito misting systems are installed outside the house or any place and these are used to spread chemicals which resist and kill mosquitoes and other insects. Installation of Mosquito misting systems Mosquito misting systems can be…
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March 17, 2018 0

What are Carpenter Bees?

Carpenter bees, also known as wood bees, are small, inch-long insects that closely resemble a bumblebee. You can spot the difference by noticing the carpenter bee’s less-hairy, shiny abdomen. It is important to take preventative measures against these bees, as it is much easier to prevent them rather than to get rid of them. Carpenter…
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March 15, 2018 0

How often should service be rendered to get Crazy Ants under control?

It is recommended that you service your property every 30 days to control these pests. In order to understand why this is necessary, let’s take a look at these crazy ants for a moment. The crazy ant, – Paratrechina longicornis, is a species of ant, that according to Entomologists is not native to the United…
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March 13, 2018 0

Controlling Cellar Spiders

If you have a house with a cellar the chances are that you also have the perfect breeding ground for cellar spiders. They are generally fond of dampness in their environment and cellars have a tendency to hold that dampness, due to their underground location. The spiders themselves are generally harmless and they may catch…
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March 11, 2018 0

How far should vegetation be away from your home to mitigate rodent invasions?

Rodents will inhabit spaces that offer protection and insulation. They get attracted by the scents or trails left by food. Vegetation especially lure them in. Your home is the most likely candidate for a rodent outbreak, as its walls and attic spaces provide ample opportunity for mass breeding. Once settled inside your home, these creatures…
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March 9, 2018 0

How many diseases can the cockroach carry? Which 5 are the worst?

Cockroaches are found all around the world in general they are not indeginous to a particular country or place. Cockroaches are mostly found in hiding spots like dark places or wet places (below the water basin, kitchen, and furniture items which have not been used from months). The cockroach also spreads a lot of diseases like Asthma, Salmonella, Allergies without…
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March 7, 2018 0

What is the efficacy of performing rodent control the same way all the time?

Rodent control methods’ effectiveness will vary with each job. Therefore, it is important not to get too comfortable with performing rodent control the same way each time. Each situation should be individually evaluated and managed. Determining the rodent species, and adjusting the control methods based on that determination, is a good first place to start.…
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March 5, 2018 0

What are the advantages of Insect Profiling?

Profiling by and large alludes to the way toward learning or recovering data about something in light of what is as of now known. Profiling will empower anyone to accumulate the data or look upon from alternate points of view. A late pattern has demonstrated that individuals are more intrigued towards the utilizing bugs as…
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March 3, 2018 0