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Residential Pest Control: Oakland’s Mouse Problems

Fuzzy, cute, three to four inches in length and weighing about an ounce, mice don’t often look threatening. Nevertheless, don’t underestimate the detrimental impact these unwanted rodents can have on you and your family. Oakland’s dry, warm conditions are forcing … Continue reading

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Spring Pest Control: San Francisco’s Rousing Pest Population

Ahh, Springtime! The kaleidoscope of flower petals along the sides of every path, the smell of freshly-cut grass mixing with smell of lawn mower fuel, and the sound of buzzing wings dive-bombing the first celebratory barbeque of the sunny season…what’s … Continue reading

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The Most Difficult Pest Control: San Francisco’s Cockroaches

There’s layers to this work, player: some forms of pest control are significantly easier than others. Given the option between dealing with bedbugs or dealing with earwigs, every single pest control engineer we know would take the earwigs every single … Continue reading

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Ant Control for Oakland Kitchens: Keep Them OUT!

There’s nothing that is quite as depresgravating as looking down the length of your otherwise-pristine kitchen counter and seeing some small scrap of leftover something…and a long line of ants each taking a small nom off of said scrap and … Continue reading

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Types of Commercial Pest Control for Concord Businesses

When you put years of blood, sweat, and tears into your business and you have a good portion of your plans for the future riding on its success, you don’t really have the option of forgetting the details that keep … Continue reading

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Why Monthly Pest Control? Walnut Creek’s Landlords Know!

We’ll be perfectly honest: most single-family residences and even most commercial institutions around Walnut Creek only need pest control services every other month — because the chemicals used by most pest control firms break down over the course of about … Continue reading

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The European Paper Wasps San Francisco Hates

If you’re outdoors barbequing and there’s a yellow-and-black buzzing pest that just won’t leave you well enough alone, it’s quite probably a European Paper Wasp. San Francisco‘s downtown core is rife with them, and they get along better in highly … Continue reading

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Monsters Under the Bed: Bed Bug Removal in Concord

There really are monsters under some beds. They’re creepy, disgusting things that are all but invisible, feed on your very lifeblood as you sleep, and vanish with the morning’s light. They’re called bed bugs, and they’re every bit as horrific … Continue reading

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A Challenge in Rodent-Proofing Walnut Creek

Here’s a quick pre-Spring challenge for you: 20 steps you can take toward rodent-proofing a Walnut Creek home or business. Are you up for it? Let’s go! Replace Your Weather Stripping: Even a half-inch gap in your weather stripping is … Continue reading

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Are There Dangerous Spiders in San Francisco?

Well, of course: the dreaded Black Widow, that infamous people-killer, shows up all over the San Francisco area! That’s dangerous right? Well…sort of. That story is wrong for a few reasons. First, all forms of window spider are naturally shy … Continue reading

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