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Tips To Avoid Ticks While Hiking In Katy

There is a lot of chatter right now about tick-borne diseases—and for good reason. People are starting to realize that ticks are dangerous. Over the last two decades, the number of Lyme disease cases in the United States have more than doubled and Lyme disease is only one of many dangerous diseases spread by ticks. Those little bloodsucking bugs are linked to Rocky Mountain spotted fever… Read More >

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How To Protect My Katy Home From German Cockroach Dangers

Are you familiar with the cockroach known as the German cockroach? This species of roach doesn't just live in Germany. It can be found in every country of the world and they thrive here in Katy, Texas. You might think that it is because of the high humidity and warm temperatures but it is actually because these cockroaches prefer to live in man-made structures. It is the urban landscape more than… Read More >

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Brown Recluse Or Black Widow; Which Katy Spider Is More Dangerous?

The world is filled with spiders. Fortunately for us, most of those spiders are completely harmless to us. Some occasionally bite us but only leave a small red welt. In North America, there are only two spiders that are considered dangerous. We're going to take a look at them today and leave it to you to decide which is more dangerous. Read More >

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Staying On Top Of Pest Control In Katy During The Fall Months

It is fall in the Houston area and that means it is time for fall pests. While fall isn't nearly as cold in Houston as it is in Chicago or New York, it can get too cold for some insects, causing them to go into hiding. When cockroaches and other insects hide inside our homes, mice, rats and other animals that feed on bugs will enter our homes as well. And when mice, rats and other animals get into… Read More >

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