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5 Tips for a Pest Free New Year

By Katie Nelson

Are you tired of dealing with the same insect and rodent issues year-after-year? Do you struggle with pests like ants invading your kitchen in the spring, or mice taking over your cabinets in the winter? Don’t let another year go by without protecting your home from unwanted insects and rodents. In addition to regular pest and ...

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Pest of the Month: Mice

By Katie Nelson

There’s no questions, here at Spidexx Pest Control, what our Pest of the Month should be for December. We’ve been receiving daily calls for rodent services, and they’re not slowing down! Mice become a serious issue for homeowners as winter is in full swing. They are looking for warm places to live over the winter, which ...

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The Spidexx Winter Pest Control Checklist

By Katie Nelson

Winter is here! Its brought with it holiday cheer, freezing temperatures, and the shift of pest activity from the exterior to the interior of homes. Insects are living within wall voids to overwinter, and mice are seeking out access points to nest indoors. Common winter pests are mice, spiders, and ants. It’s crucial to protect your ...

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Protecting Your Home Year Round from Pests

By Katie Nelson

A huge misconception about pest control is that aren’t any issues during the winter. Actually, it’s often quite the opposite! Homes that are experiencing issues throughout the winter are usually homes where a hidden pest control problem has gone undetected for several seasons. Insects like ants may go into your home for a brief time in ...

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Fall Pest Control Check List

By Katie Nelson

As temperatures start to drop, we welcome Autumn, which means raking leaves, pumpkin spice, Halloween, and autumn insects and rodents. Common fall pests include ants, wasps, mice, and spiders. Leaves falling produces extra foliage to attract insects, and it’s crucial to maintain a clean yard. The last few weeks of non freezing temperatures is ...

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Spidexx’s Top 3 Insects in Popular Culture

By Katie Nelson

This post will highlight three of our favorite insects in popular culture. They are all characters in popular movies that have become common household names in the United States. We find bug culture fascinating here at Spidexx Pest Control. These characters are no ordinary bugs, they all teach us lessons about kindness, loyalty, and resourcefulness. Read ...

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Bug of the Month: Box Elder Bugs

By Katie Nelson

Have you ever seen a small, black bug, with red on its back hanging out around your house, during spring or fall? Chances are that it’s a Box Elder Bug, whose name comes from its nature of living in, and outside of, Box Elder trees. The most common time you will find Box Elder  bugs is during ...

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6 of the World’s Craziest Bugs

By Katie Nelson

Last week we talked about 6 of the United States Craziest Insects, and this week we’re expanding that to the rest of the world. Because let’s be honest, there are parts of the world with such crazy insects, that most Americans cannot fathom sharing Eco systems with them. These are our top 6 choices for the ...

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6 of the United States’ Craziest Insects

By Katie Nelson

According to the Smithsonian, there are approximately 91,000 species of insects living in the United States. Most of them are common types of bugs like ants, spiders, beetles, flies, and wasps. However, there are several species that are highly venomous, or just horrifying looking. They’re creatures you hope you never encounter in the wild, and especially ...

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It’s Fall – What’s in Your Backyard?

By Katie Nelson

Just because the temperatures have started to drop outside, it doesn’t mean that there isn’t still pest activity outside of your home. Fall is probably the most important time to maintain an exterior barrier pest control service, because this is when pests begin to seek out shelter to overwinter. They often overwinter within trees, under rocks, ...

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