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WHAT'S BUZZING

DIY

How To Tell if You Have Bed Bugs

As pesky as they are, bed bugs have been a part of human life for over 100 million years. Unfortunately, they continue to stick around, finding their way into bedrooms and causing itching.

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EDUCATION

Centipedes vs. Silverfish: What's the Difference?

Both the silverfish and house centipede can be alarming sights, even if you are familiar with them. Both have an appearance that can be described as “creepy” and can be quite the household nuisance. While there are quite a few differences between the two, sometimes people may confuse these pests. Keep reading to find out more about the centipede vs. silverfish.

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SCIENCE & NATURE

Do Psocids Bite?

Have you ever seen tiny, lightly-colored insects crawling around your home or garden? If so, you may have been seeing psocids. These soft-bodied pests rarely grow larger than three-sixteenths of an inch long, making it difficult to spot a few of these pests outdoors. However, some of the psocid species are 1/10th this size (size ranges from 0.04 inch to 0.4 inch or 1/25” – 3/16”), just barely visible without magnification. With the smaller species there can be hundreds or even thousands of them, making the group of them more noticeable than an individual psocid would be.

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BUG FACTS

Different Termite Types and Areas They Are Found

To protect your home against termites, it is helpful to know the different types of termites that exist and in what regions they can be found. There are more than 2,000 species of termites across the world, but only 50 of those species are found within the United States.

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HOME & GARDEN

How to Avoid Bringing Cockroaches to Your New Home

Cockroaches aren't just unsettling — they're unsanitary. These common household pests often live in or near sewers, drains and garbage, bringing them into contact with a variety of germs, and they're known to carry pathogens that may cause disease. Needless to say, they're unwelcome visitors in any home.

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