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Are The Spiders In My Norfolk Home Dangerous?


Here in Norfolk, we’re no strangers to the occasional spider spinning a web in our living room corner or stalking the space underneath the fridge. But have you ever wondered if any of these spiders could hurt you? Most of the time, the answer is no. However, we do have a couple of dangerous spiders here in Virginia.... Read More

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A Handy Cockroach Prevention Guide For Chesapeake Homeowners


Chesapeake homeowners have “to-do” lists that are a mile long. Pest remediation can easily get lost in the shuffle of monthly bills, grocery needs, extracurricular activities, and more. However, it’s important for critter management to remain a top priority. It takes next to no time for insects and creatures to wreck your lawn, house, or belongings. They also can make you, your loved ones, or domestic animals sick in an insta... Read More

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Why Is It So Hard To Keep Mice Out Of My Chesapeake Home?


Insects and other creatures are unwelcome visitors in Chesapeake. Their unsightly appearance scares people, and many pose great threats to humans. Some species can bite, sting, scratch, or inject venom. Bees, wasps, and wild squirrels are examples. Others can transmit diseases, such as mosquitoes and roaches. Mosquitoes suck the blood of animals and humans, leaving them open to a plethora of illnesses. These factors in mind, dealing with pests... Read More

Water That Enters Your House From Outside


Without water there would be no life on Earth. Having water on your property is considered to be a good thing. For example, some people are blessed if they live in a rural area and have a well for drinking water near their house. But on the other hand, having water under the foundation of a home, in the basement, or in the crawlspace is not good.... Read More

Top 10 Spring Cleaning Tips


Spring cleaning is the perfect time to get rid of household clutter you no longer need — and to make sure your home is completely pest-proof. Bugs and rodents tend to come out of hiding when the weather starts warming up, so make sure to follow the suggestions below to keep insects, pests and rodents out of your house and prevent termite infestations.... Read More

Pest Resistant Insulation


Insulation can guard your home against many common pests and prevent future hidden nesting areas in your homes. Different kinds of insulation can control and repel pests such as termites, fleas, beetles, ants, cockroaches, and silverfish!... Read More

Pest Resistant Insulation Part II


Insulation that is not installed properly or doesn’t include pest-resistant properties can become contaminated with pests and small animals. Your attic, for example, can easily become a comfy nesting place for breeding rodents.... Read More

Crawlspace Moisture And Evaporation


Moisture problems in crawlspaces are tightly connected to the simplest natural cycle on planet earth: the hydrologic (water) cycle. The hydrologic cycle refers to the continuous movement of water in nature. The principle is very simple and can be described in a few words like: evaporation, condensation, precipitation, infiltration, runoff and subsurface flow.... Read More