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Common Landscape Pests And Your Lawn

As a proud homeowner, you'll benefit from achieving and maintaining a beautiful lawn. However, don't underestimate fire ants or any other landscape pest. They may be small, but they can easily wreak havoc on your lawn. You don't have to worry because you're not alone in your fight against pesky critters. Gophers Although gophers are cute and funny on TV shows, they have all the right tools to destroy your well-manicured lawn and garden. Since they travel quickly and live comfortably underground, it won't take them long to carry out their destructive plans for your yard. The good news is that Florida Pest Control Center will have you covered. As well-trained pest exterminators, we know how to get rid of gophers, and our removal methods are among the safest kind. Ground Squirrels Ground squirrels live in colonies and are diurnal. Because these pests are quick on their feet, they are extremely...
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Common Winter Pests in Florida

Florida Pest Control Center offers comprehensive solutions for customers who are dealing with common winter pests in Florida. These pests are known to be capable of surviving the harshest months of winter, and they can infest your property during this period of time. They will often remain undetected as they seek warm refuge in the walls of your building and in other secluded areas like attics and basements. Some of these pests are also seasonal travelers who migrate to warmer areas like Florida to escape the harsh winter conditions in the north. Always take immediate action for the best results.  Here are the most common pests found in winter in Florida: 1. Rodents: Mice and rats are the most common winter rodents found in Florida. They are adept at escaping the cold by invading the walls and other hidden spaces of your home. They will search for food and water during...
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Why Customers Choose Florida Pest Control Center

At Florida Pest Control Center, we feel privileged to serve our residential and commercial customers. We provide homes and businesses in Broward County and all of South Florida with safe, effective pest control treatments. We are a family-owned, independently operated company, and customer service is the cornerstone of our business. Safe Pest Control Our technicians are committed to eliminating pest problems without endangering the health or safety of people and animals. We treat the source, not the symptoms, using cutting-edge technology. Thorough training in the latest techniques is essential to our success. We are also lucky to have access to the knowledge of experts in modern pest control technology and urban pest management at the University of Florida.  Effective Custom Treatment Plans We use a state-of-the-art blend of chemical and non-chemical components to eliminate invasive pest populations. We create custom plans that outperform DIY and chemical-only treatments to quickly and completely...
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5 Signs You Might Have a Bed Bug Infestation

Bedbugs are common pests that can get into anyone's home regardless of how clean and careful you are. While there is no evidence to suggest that they transmit disease, they are still a source of stress and irritation.  If you are concerned that you might have a bedbug infestation, here are five common signs to look for.  1. Bite Marks Bedbug bites can often be mistaken for other types of bug bites, especially in the warmer months when there are lots of biting insects around. However, bedbug bites do have their own distinct signs, so the next time you start scratching, take a closer look.  Most often, you will see and feel the following characteristics:  - Small, red and raised welts- Straight lines of identical, multiple bites- Burning and itching- Irritated rash around a bug bite 2. Physical Evidence While they are not always easy to spot, you can often find...
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Uninvite Mosquitoes From Your Summer BBQs for Good

mosquito plYou've worked hard to create an impressive menu to go with your next foray into the world of backyard dining. Unfortunately, your efforts haven't just attracted the attentions of your guests and jealous next-door neighbors. You also have to contend with mosquitoes, and it seems like these buzzing pests fail to get the message no matter how many times you tell them that they're not welcome.  Want to transform your next BBQ into a mosquito-free paradise? Try these integrated pest management, or IPM, tips. Eliminate Breeding Spots Mosquitoes require standing water to breed. Different Aedes and Culex species have distinct preferences on whether they prefer human-made pools, like puddles in trash bins, or organic spaces, like leaves that gather rainwater. No matter what type of infestation you're at war with, however, getting rid of these spots can make your yard way more pleasant. Experts recommend actions like plugging tree holes with insulating foam, cleaning gutters to...
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