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Ants – 3 Ways to Keep Them Out of Your Kitchen

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How to Keep Ants Out of Your Kitchen

Ants are some of the annoying pests that frequent our homes unexpectedly. These pesky tiny insects can take up your home, occupying everywhere, including your kitchen. While ants aren’t the most harmful pests out there, there is something terrible about these tiny insects. They can get into nearly everything in your kitchen, including food containers and pantry, making them among the most problematic pests to deal with. Thankfully, though, there are several ways to keep ants out of your kitchen. These are the three most effective ways to keep these annoying pests from your kitchen.

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Everything You Need To Know About Termite Season

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Termite Season Is Approaching: Here Is What You Need To Know

When we think about springtime in Florida, visions of sunshine, warm breezes, and the beach come to mind. One of the most beloved seasons for tourists is one of the most dreaded for homeowners. Though spring brings sunshine and blooming flowers, it also marks the start of the swarming termite season. The best way to protect your home this spring is to be informed and prepared. With that being said, below we’ve put together a list of everything you need to know to be prepared before the season begins. Continue reading

How To Rid Your Home Of Ants

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How to Permanently Get Rid of Ants in your House

Ants are known to be very social creatures, so where one ant goes many more are following not far behind. Ants may find their way into your house for numerous reasons but are more than likely there on the hunt for food. Just like any other type of creature, ants need food to survive. Ants are known to be peaceful insects, only interested in foraging food for their colony. In the eyes of an ant, your home is a potential food and water source which must be searched. Continue reading

Protect Your Home Against Termites

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Termite Prevention Tips 

January will be here and gone before we know it and the cold winter months will come to an end. Spring will be getting ready to well.. spring. Bare trees begin to bud tiny leaves, our favorite flowers begin to bloom, it’s no secret spring is one of the most beautiful times of the year. Although spring brings a variety of beauty, these beautiful flowers bring bugs and pests. As the weather warms, bugs swarm. With that being said here at Pest Away we want to help our customers prepare for the termite season. Continue reading

Do Cockroaches Cause Asthma?

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The Truth About Cockroaches and Asthma

A cockroach is not only an unsightly, and unpleasant pest, it’s a health risk as well. According to the American Lung Association, cockroaches trigger allergens for asthma patients. Research is showing these pests can actually be the cause of asthma developing in preschool-aged kids.

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Can You Prevent Termites?

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Termite Prevention Tips 

Between the pandemic and the harsh winter, most of the country experienced this season, spring can’t come fast enough for most. In the blink of an eye, the grounds will thaw, flowers will bloom, and the sun will shine. As the weather begins to warm up you may also begin to see other, more unpleasant signs of spring approaching– the presence of bugs. As the weather begins to warm, bugs begin to swarm. Continue reading to learn how to protect your home this spring. 

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Termites Making a Meal of Your Home? Spotting Termite Damage

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How To Recognize and Avoid Termite Damage

Termites are seriously destructive insects. Crawling up into foundation posts or sill plates from damp soil and flying into crawl spaces or attics, these relentless insects can tunnel into and chew through wooden components of your home, most often undetected. Given the right conditions, termites can spread and leave nothing but paper-thin layers of what used to be strong pieces of wood. According to the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), termites do an estimated $5 billion of property damage in the U.S each year. These costs are typically not covered by home insurance policies. Early detection of termites can help mitigate damage and minimize the cost of repairs.

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Pantry Pests Prevention

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Who Else Might Be Eating Your Cereal? (Pantry Pests Prevention)

There is nothing worse than discovering you are sharing your cereal with pests. The problem with them sharing your cereal, is they share by contaminating your foods. Pests in your pantry are not limited to mice, you could also be sharing your food with moths, ants, beetles, and other species who enjoy the taste of your cereal. While this thought is disturbing, there are steps you can take to prevent these visitors from sharing your pantry and the food inside. Continue reading