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04 / 24 / 17
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Best Form of Mosquito Prevention

Have you heard the bad news about mosquito season? It is supposed to start earlier, last longer, and be more intense than ever before. That is saying a lot. Mosquitoes already cause headaches for anyone outside, and the thought of the population…

Tags: mosquito control and prevention  |  mosquito repellents  |  mosquitoes carry diseases

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04 / 21 / 17
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Busy as a Bee (and Other Pest-Related Idioms)

"Busy as a bee", "quiet as a mouse", and more! Read on to learn about the origin and accuracy of some of the most common pest-related idioms. 

Tags: mice  |  rats  |  pests  |  fruit flies  |  bees  |  fleas

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04 / 20 / 17
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Tick Season Expected To Be Heavy

A good portion of the United States escaped what would normally have been a very cold and very snowy time of the year. Winter was relatively mild for most of us for the second year in a row. Though most of us were likely happy with this…

Tags: tick prevention  |  ticks in maryland  |  lyme disease awareness month

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04 / 18 / 17
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Avoiding An Ant Infestation

It is that time of year again: the time of year when ants, many many species of ants, are becoming active and looking for food, water, and even sources of shelter. At American Pest, we believe that now is the perfect time for homeowners to survey…

Tags: ant inspection  |  ant prevention tips  |  year-round pest control

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