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Pest Control
December 17, 2018

What Is Wrong with Do It Yourself Pest Control?

We would never want to prevent someone from taking the initiative and being a go-getter, but there are some things you simply cannot leave to chance. The stakes are too high, especially here in Florida where pests are numerous. DIY methods don’t work because West Palm Beach pest control technicians…
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December 14, 2018

Are Insect Infections Increasing? What You Can Do With Pest Control

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, illnesses related to ticks, mosquitos, and fleas are increasing throughout the U.S. In 2015, there were less than 60,000 cases of reported insect-borne illnesses. But in 2016, that number skyrocketed to over 96,000. From 2004, the number of reported illnesses tripled…
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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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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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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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