Blog: Educational

Ask The Entomologist: Why Do Ladybugs Have Spots?

Kevin Hathorne, technical director and board certified entomologist for Terminix Service, Inc.

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Terminix Service, Inc. Sets Guinness World Record For World’s Largest Ant Farm

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Why You Shouldn’t Do Your Own Bed Bug Treatment

Wallpapering, painting, and minor home repairs are all great DIY projects.

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Bed Bugs in Winter

Bed bugs don’t go to sleep in winter, die or retreat to more welcoming habitats either like some insects.



It’s Rodent Awareness Week! The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) estimated 45% of rodent issues occur in the fall and winter.

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5 Mouse Myths

Popular culture has formed the image that mice are sneaky, clever rodents that love to eat cheese and trick house cats.

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Mosquito 101

It’s the beginning of mosquito season and time to start treatments to prevent populations from getting heavy and ruining your outdoor enjoyment.

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Termite Swarmers

Termites are swarming inside my house! What do I do!? Spring is approaching and the days are getting longer and warmer.

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Ground Bees

You may notice clusters of small holes and/or mounds in patches of open ground this spring.

Zika Virus and Mosquito Prevention

We all know there are several bad diseases spread by mosquitoes.