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How To Identify Chinch Bug Damage In Your Houston Yard

There are many things that can cause you to have dead patches of grass in your Houston yard. Moles can tunnel into your yard and damage the roots of your turfgrass. Gophers can dig soil out onto your grass and smother it. Voles can chew runways through your grass and leave trails of dead grass. Caterpillars can eat blades of grass from the top down. Grubs can feed on the roots of your grass and… Read More >

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What Spotting Springtails Can Say About Your Houston Home

Have you encountered tiny gray-looking insects, congregating in large numbers, in moist areas of your home? Do they spring away from you or, worse, spring up into your face, when you look at them closely? If so, you might be wondering what they are. Are they fleas? Do they bite? Are they dangerous? Today we are exploring springtails, what they are, and what it might mean if you are seeing them… Read More >

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Houston's Ultimate Guide To The Southern Black Widow

In our Houston service area, we have a few venomous spiders to contend with. Today, we're looking at the southern black widow, which is known scientifically as Latrodectus mactans (Fabricius) because the more you know, the better off you'll be. Read More >

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