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What Does the Future of Pest Control Look Like?

homepage techPest control methods are always changing, and our customers have been asking about the latest developments. When technology advances, it always presents an opportunity to inform customers about the latest improvements. These new methods provide us with better ways to serve the needs of our customers. Our goals as an organization are always focused on making sure that our customers have the best pest control services available. This includes rapidly incorporating the latest changes into our existing methods. As the field of pest control continues to develop, we will be posting new content to inform our customers about the latest available options. New Pest Control Technologies Reducing the environmental impacts from pest-control products and methods is one of the main objectives of emerging technologies. There is a growing demand for pest control techniques and solutions that will not cause a detrimental reaction in young children, pets or the elderly. Some solutions...
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Benefits of an In-the-Wall System

roachWith so many common pests in the area, it is important to take a few additional precautions to protect your new home. Roaches, ants, and bed bugs are just a few of the known troublemakers. Installing an in-the-wall system during home construction is a great way to ensure that pests never become an issue. Here are the key benefits of an in-the-wall system. No Chemical Odors Some insecticides leave a strong chemical odor that lingers in the air for several days. This can cause a great deal of frustration for homeowners. You will never have to worry about this problem with an in-the-wall pest control system. Everyone in your family will be able to breathe freely. Very Effective The primary goal of installing an in-the-wall system is to prevent pest infestations. Designed with a series of tubes, an in-the-wall system attacks pests in their favorite hiding spots. They will no longer...
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The Benefits of Green Pest Control

Lush green lawn around a perfectly landscaped homeIn the pest control industry, different treatment options are available including green ones. Green pest control isn’t just about avoiding the use of chemicals. Instead, companies that offer it focus on pest control through preventative methods in addition to applying pesticides that are considered safe for people and pets. What Does It Mean to Be Green in the Pest Control Industry? The term “green” can mean different things when it comes to pest control. Generally speaking, it refers to the use of products that are 100 percent botanical-based, ones that consist of natural ingredients. The National Organic Program has issued its approval for these products, and because it has, they are generally considered safe. In fact, the FDA has even approved them for food consumption. So, What are the Benefits of Green Pest Control? Green pest control is safer for your kids, pets and plants. The odor emitted from these products...
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Top 5 Pests We See in Jacksonville, FL

Bed Bug 3Bordering the Atlantic Ocean, Jacksonville is among the most stunning cities in the state of Florida. Residents love the area’s beautiful scenery and mild weather. World-class beaches make Jacksonville an even more attractive place to live. Unfortunately, Jacksonville’s warm climate tends to attract a lot of annoying pests. Here are the top pests that tend to cause trouble. Bed Bugs Although bed bugs may have a cute name, they can cause your family a great deal of trouble. While you are trying to sleep at night, these aggravating insects will quietly feed on your blood. Over time, the constant biting will become a major source of frustration. Allergy and asthma sufferers will experience even more discomfort. Mosquitoes Because of Jacksonville’s location, mosquitoes tend to remain active for most of the year. However, they seriously thrive during the summer months. Mosquitoes put everyone’s health at risk. Aside from their itchy bites, mosquitoes...
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Differences Between Bees and Wasps

People from all around the country choose to maintain a residence in sunny Florida so that they may enjoy excellent weather all year long. Unfortunately, this state's climate also makes it a haven for all sorts of nuisance pests, and those living in Jacksonville and the surrounding area often experience a problem with bees and wasps. Here at B&B Exterminating Company, we've been protecting area residents from bees and wasps since 1938, and we've put together some information to help you understand what you may be dealing with when it comes to these stinging insects. Bees Carpenter Bees: Much like the carpenter ant, this bee causes trouble for homeowners because it destroys wood. You'll find them making their homes by tunneling deep into decks, doors, roof eaves, windowsills, and fences. Carpenter bees look a bit like bumble bees, but they can be beautifully colored in purplish blue, metallic blue, solid black...
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