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November 2, 2018

An Overview of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses in Florida

Mosquito-borne diseases in Florida have a long history ever since the now-state was originally settled. In fact, in 1819 when the United States purchased Florida from Spain, new Floridian settlers even adopted the motto “Malaria isn’t going to catch itself!” Needless to say, there have been many illnesses throughout Florida’s…
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Pest Control
November 2, 2018

The Effect of Pest Control Chemicals on Pets and Human Health

Pest control is necessary for homes and businesses that are infested with rodents, spiders, ants, termites, or other pests that are potentially harmful or destructive. Our West Palm Beach pest control professionals are dedicated to helping homes and offices protect themselves against these unwanted invaders, but many people are concerned…
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October 8, 2018

How We Exterminate Bed Bugs from Your West Palm Beach Home

Bed bugs are pretty gross. They attack you while you’re sleeping leaving behind characteristic trails of bites in sets of three. They infest the crevices of your mattress. They leave behind eggs. The eggs are harder to get rid of than the bed bugs themselves. It’s not easy dealing with…
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October 8, 2018

How to Choose a Reliable Pest Control Company in West Palm Beach

We may be slightly biased, but there are some very reputable West Palm Beach pest control companies. Of course, one of those is Empire Pest Control, at least in our humble estimation, but the larger question is: how can you spot a reputable and reliable pest control company from a…
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Pest Control
October 8, 2018

Common Diseases Caused by Household Pests in West Palm Beach

It’s no secret that some household pests carry with them a number of unpleasant diseases that could put and your family at risk. Sometimes it’s not household pests that carry these diseases, it’s household pets. These diseases range anywhere from mild diarrhea to possible death. For this reason, it’s important…
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October 8, 2018

Determining if Your Home Has a Spider Problem in West Palm Beach

Some folks are deathly afraid of spiders, making the mere presence of a handful of spiders a serious problem for their home and the reason to call a West Palm Beach pest control expert. Others only see cause for concern when there are “too many” spiders in their home. The…
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Pest Control
September 7, 2018

Termite Extermination and Why You Need It

Nobody wants termites in their home. Termites destroy wood and drywall and once they’re in your home, they can be difficult to exterminate. At Empire Pest Defense, termite extermination is one of the many things we do. We are an experienced West Palm Beach pest control company equipped to get…
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Pest Control
August 7, 2018

Why DIY Pest Control Doesn’t Work Long-Term

West Palm Beach is a humid climate. Bugs in particular love moisture. Termites are especially attracted to moisture in wood and have been known to devour drywall, paper, and even plastic. While it may be tempting to attempt to eradicate the infestation on your own, your local West Palm Beach…
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Pest Control
June 11, 2018

After the Exterminator: How to Prevent Pests from Coming Back

If you’ve got pests in your home, you need West Palm Beach pest control. An exterminator uses chemical compounds to eradicate pest populations, but as the homeowner, you play a role in pest control too. After the exterminator does his or her job, do the following to prevent a re-infestation on…
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June 11, 2018

10 Times You Know You Should Call Pest Control

Don’t put off calling for West Palm Beach pest control until you’re living with a full-on pest infestation. Learn to recognize the signs that your house is being invaded by pests so you can stop the infestation before it destroys your health and your home. You’re Seeing Feces you Don’t…
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