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Everything You Need To Know About Ticks In Katy

Ticks are small, six-legged insects that have oval-shaped bodies, pinpoint heads, and enormous, expandable abdomens. Their blood-feeding behavior and weather resilience mean that these pests can find their way onto your property with ease. Common types of ticks around Texas include the dog tick, the seed tick, and the infamous Lone Star tick. Read More >

3 Reasons Termites Invade Houston Homes

There is really only one reason termites get into Houston homes. It is because a home has wood in it and termites consume wood for the cellulose that is inside. Cellulose is a carbohydrate, like sugar. So, to a subterranean termite, you're living in a giant gingerbread house. But there are some specific reasons that can cause subterranean termites to choose your Houston home over your neighbor's… Read More >

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Making Your Houston Home A Mouse-Free Zone

The process of creating a mice-free zone is simple. Executing the plan is the hard part. Why? Because the process is difficult, time-intensive, and complicated. Today we're taking a look at the 4 things required to control mice and why Houston rodent problems are best left to the professionals. Read More >

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Don't Let Their Face Fool You; Raccoons In Houston Are Dangerous

"Aww. Look at the adorable animals wobbling around the backyard! Their little masked faces are so cute! And their tiny little hands look just like human hands!" Though these statements may be true, and you may agree that raccoons are adorable, this does not mean that they aren't dangerous. Let's take a look at what these creatures are, the troubles they bring, and how to safely have them removed. Read More >

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