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Common Summer Pests in Fairfax, Virginia

Common Summer Pests in Fairfax, Virginia

Common summer pests in Fairfax, Virginia, can put a damper on your warm-weather activities and blooming gardens. You'll find that mosquitoes, ants, ticks, flies, and wasps become uninvited guests at every outdoor activity. Navigating through these nuisances requires understanding their behaviors and habitats. For instance, mosquitoes thrive in stagnant water, making bird baths and clogged […]

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Expert Wasp Removal in Maryland: When to Worry About Wasps

Expert Wasp Removal in Maryland: When to Worry About Wasps

Why Do Wasps Create Nests? Wasps are social insects that typically live in colonies. While some species prefer to build nests in natural environments such as trees and shrubs, others may find your home or business an attractive location to establish their nests. Wasps are attracted to areas with easy access to food sources, water, […]

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How to Prevent Bees From Nesting On Your Maryland Property?

How to Prevent Bees From Nesting On Your Maryland Property?

Understanding the Bee Nesting Behavior: Before we dive into prevention strategies, it's crucial to understand the nesting behavior of bees. Bees are social insects that tend to build nests in protected areas to ensure the survival and growth of their colonies. Common nesting locations include trees, shrubs, crevices, wall voids, and attics. Unfortunately, when these […]

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Are Cicada Killers Dangerous?

Are Cicada Killers Dangerous?

Are Cicada Killers Dangerous? The cicada killer is known to be one of the largest wasps in North America, reaching lengths of up to 2 inches (5 cm). This makes many people ask us 'are cicada killers dangerous?' Most people consider this species to be an effective predator of pest insects, but is it considered […]

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Common Spring Pest Problems in Virginia

Common Spring Pest Problems in Virginia

What are some of the common spring pest problems in Northern Virginia and Maryland that homeowners can expect this spring? What can you do to keep pests out of your home? And, how can you protect your family and home from pests this spring and summer? The weather affects pest pressure levels. The faster it […]

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