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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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Pest Control
April 28, 2018

Can Pest Control Harm My Pets?

Although some pest control chemicals can harm your pets, you have many options for pet-safe pest control. Many American households have pets, and if you are one of these households, tell your exterminator about all the pets in your home during your initial consultation so he or she can determine…
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Commercial Pest Control
April 21, 2018

Common Pests Found in the Workplace

Different types of workplaces are susceptible to infestations of different types of pests. For example, if you work in a restaurant or a grocery store, pests like mice and roaches are attracted to the food you have stored in your pantries or warehouse, increasing your chance of facing this type…
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Pest Control
April 14, 2018

Non-Chemical Solutions for Pest Prevention

When a pest infestation strikes, many homeowners do not want to use commercial pest control services and the chemicals they employ to treat the problem. For some, this is because they are sensitive to the compounds in these commercially available chemicals. For others, it is out of concern for their…
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Pests
April 7, 2018

Insects that Get Into your Food

The thought of pests in your home is disturbing. The thought of pests in your food, eating it and leaving their droppings and pathogens behind for you and your family to eat next, is disgusting. Many different insects can get into the food in your home. In fact, this is…
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Pests
March 30, 2018

Spotting Bed Bugs in Your Wellington Home

Bed bugs are a common pest in homes, particularly in mattresses of beds. Bed bugs are small and while they don’t carry diseases, they can be annoying. They often leave red bite marks on their human victims while leaving tell-tale rust-colored marks (feces) on bed sheets and pajamas. Bed bugs…
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Pests
March 20, 2018

Little Known Facts About Cockroach Infestations

Do you have a cockroach problem? Many homeowners do. Cockroaches are not pleasant pests to have in the home, as they can cause structural damage and health problems. One sure sign of infestation is fecal droppings. They tend to look like black pepper but can be as large as coffee…
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