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How to Reduce Mosquitoes' Breeding Spots Around Your Home

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Water may be essential to our well-being, but it's also a must for mosquitoes' survival. Excess water buildup draws these unwanted visitors to your property, creating both a nuisance and a health threat. Bug Out Service has a few helpful mosquito control tips to help you enjoy the Florida summer months. The Mosquito's Breeding Cycle Mosquito infestations occur where females lay their eggs. Throwing a wrench into the breeding cycle is key; if they can't find a good spot, usually near water or in vegetation, they'll move on. And the life cycle moves quickly. The female lays 100 to 300...
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Tips for Keeping Your Lawn Healthy and Beautiful This Spring

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During the warm season, lawns need proper maintenance to stay healthy and beautiful. Whether you're a first-time homeowner or simply want to provide optimal lawn care, knowing how to properly aerate, water, fertilize, and mow your grass is a must. Bug Out Service , providing lawn services in and around Ocala, FL, offers these tips for helping your yard thrive. Aerate to Improve Lawn Health Aeration boosts root penetration and improves water and nutrient absorption. It also decreases the likelihood of thatch buildup. After removing any more than a half-inch layer of thatch with a de-thatching rake, find out if...
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Taking a Closer Look at Termites' Favorite Foods

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Termites can easily drain the bank accounts of homeowners in Jacksonville, FL. That's because they can do extensive damage before anyone realizes there's an infestation. As a termite control company offering eco-friendly pest treatments, our experts at Bug Out Service like to share more about their eating habits. The termite gets its nutrition from cellulose. Cellulose is found in plants' cell walls and is used to make paper, wood, and other everyday products. Unfortunately, the termite population doesn't care if the cellulose it's after is already in use. These pests seek out their fibrous fix in a variety of environments...
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Behind the Superorganism: Why Ant Colonies Get So Big

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An ant colony is a well-oiled machine. Assigned jobs and a family-like structure help these insects stay more productive than most humans. These creatures form complex societies that also work with other organisms to protect and help each other thrive. At Bug Out Service , we provide ant control to Florida and southeast Georgia residents and businesses, and we have to admit we're fascinated by the secret life of ants. Ant Supercolonies Around the World Ant colonies can become huge. In fact, discoveries of supercolonies in recent years have stunned scientists with their sheer numbers. An imported colony of Argentine...
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How to Check for Signs of Termites

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If you are worried that termites have invaded your home or place of business, you are likely searching for ways to know for certain. While termites can cause a range of problems and cost you thousands of dollars in repair, you can learn to spot a termite infestation before the pests have the chance to cause too much damage. Checking for and detecting termites before they become too widespread will save you a lot of money, time and energy. Learning about the red flags that indicate you have termites empowers you to stop the invaders in their tracks. Mud Shelter...
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