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How Bed Bugs Spread from One House to Another

At B&B Exterminating, when we get a call about bed bugs, we know that we’re dealing with a serious issue. Our staff of fully-trained, professional technicians have everything they need to help you eliminate your bed bug problem, but we also know that the issue isn’t just getting rid of a pest. When our clients find that they have bed bugs, it’s often an emotional drain. The idea that these tiny parasites have infected your home and are now existing with your family can be hard to take. Many of our customers want to know exactly how they ended up with the little creatures, and they ask us for pointers on how to keep them from coming back. In all honesty, the only things that you can do to avoid bed bugs is to either purchase everything new or sterilize everything brought into the home and teach your children to not...
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Your Guide to Ant Pest Control

While most ants aren't a threat to human and pet life, they can be a nuisance as well as extremely difficult to get rid of by yourself. Allow us to show you how to prevent ant infestations from happening to you. Species of ants that can invade the home include the following: Carpenter Ants Pavement Ants Fire Ants Thief Ants Pharaoh Ants And more. If you are already experiencing a colony of ants inside your home, it would be wise to contact your local pest control service as your best option for getting rid of them. How to Prevent Ants from Entering the Home Ants can either nest outside or inside your home. If they nest outside, they can still find a way to get inside the home to forage. Ants are the most curious bugs when it comes to searching for possible holes and other entry points inside your home....
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How to Spot Signs of a Termite Infestation

B&B Exterminating Co. is proud to provide customers in our service areas, which span through Florida and Georgia with the best possible termite control measures available. We use high-quality products and techniques to ensure that termites are eliminated from your home or business. One of the issues with termites is that many homeowners don’t know the signs that prove that termites are within their property until extensive damage has been done. Termites are small insects that tend to avoid highly public areas. There are two types of termites that live within the U.S.: subterranean and drywood. Subterranean termites will invade your home from the foundation up, while drywood termites enter your home and build colonies on the wood framing within your walls. We can develop a treatment plan that’s well-suited for your needs so that you can continue to enjoy your home again. Signs in Your Home’s Interior Hollow-sounding floors or...
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Keeping Furry Friends From Bringing Pests Home

We all love our furry friends. Having a cat or dog seems to help make every house a home. Our children love them, we appreciate their unconditional love and having our animal companions just makes life more enjoyable. What we don’t love, however, is that our friends can bring guests into our home that are unwanted and downright nasty. Whether its fleas picked up at the dog park or ticks from your last hike, there are steps that you can take to limit the potential that your home will become a hotel for unwanted guests. Prevention is Key For the best results, homeowners should take a two-part approach. First, make an appointment with your veterinarian to discuss treatment and preventative options for your pet. There are multiple long-term options that will repel fleas, ticks and other pests from your pet, reducing the chance they have of bringing one inside. Your vet should...
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The Hidden Dangers of Rodent Infestation

Every homeowner knows that having rodents in the house is something that you want to avoid. Not only can they cause damage to the walls, wiring and pipes of your home, but they can also impart an odor. B&B Exterminating Company has been working hard to keep our customers in the Jacksonville area rodent free since 1938. We have made protecting the health and safety of your home our mission, because the truth is, a rodent infestation can cause a lot more damage to your health and property than frayed wiring and bad smells. The Dangers of Infestation An active rodent infestation carries many hidden dangers. For example, most people don’t realize that rodents can carry and transmit salmonella. Unfortunately, anything a rodent in your house touches can then be contaminated. As rodents stay near the ground, it puts them in the direct path of potentially infecting the members of your...
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