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Vole Identification and Prevention

When the spring arrives and all the snow melts, you may receive the unhappy surprise of a lawn that has been severely damaged over the winter. It is not uncommon in the Boise area to find many narrow, surface tunnels and small holes throughout your grass. The bark on...

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Q&A: Cockroaches and Asthma

It is believed that cockroaches have been around for 200 million years and date back to the time of the dinosaurs. Today cockroaches live all over the world and can survive in some of the most inhospitable climates and situations. To put it mildly, cockroaches are...

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5 Fascinating Facts about Black Widows

Black Widows are extremely interesting and are often revered as the scariest spider in the United States. Now, we've been doing pest control in Meridian for years and have come across our fair share of them, so we thought we'd shed some light on some facts. 1. Black...

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What do Mice Eat?

During the Fall and Winter, it is not uncommon to have unwelcome rodent visitors in your home. Mice want a place to live that will provide food, water, and shelter. Unfortunately, our homes often make the perfect location for them to wait out the cold weather. If you...

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Signs of a Rodent Infestation in Your Home

Rats and mice are common house pests.  If you think you might have a rodent visitor you will want to take quick action to prevent an infestation, damage to your home and even potential health issues. It is not always obvious you have rodents in your home, especially...

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The Gift of Pest Control

With all of the Do-It-Yourself options for pest control these days, you may be wondering why so many people are turning to pest control companies to take care of their homes and yards. From safety issues to time constraints, there are plenty of reasons to hire a...

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How to Prevent Pantry Pests

If you have ever opened up a bag of flour to find it infested with small insects, you will understand the difficulties associated with getting rid of pantry pests. If you have not experienced this unfortunate situation, you are probably hoping that you never have to....

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Sealing the Exterior of Your Home

If you want to keep pests out of your home all year round, one of the most important things you can do is seal the exterior of your home. It takes only a few minutes of your time and can greatly reduce the likelihood of rodents, insects, and spiders causing a nuisance...

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5 Tips to Eliminate Spiders From Your Home

As the weather gets colder, you may start to notice more and more spiders entering your home. Not only can they be a nuisance and make a mess with their webs, but some spiders can also be a danger to your family, like black widows. By taking some preventive steps now,...

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Combs Pest Control

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Boise, ID 83440

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