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Planning Ahead for Termite Season

They say the early bird gets the worm, but in this case, the early bird saves itself from a nasty termite infestation.

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Winter Worries: Keeping Squirrels Out!

With winter settling in and outdoor conditions getting even more cold and dreary, humans aren’t the only ones looking for some shelter in a warm place.

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Unwelcome Guests: Rats

For the most part, my morning routine consists of getting myself, my husband and my kids up, dressed, fed and ready for the day.

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Ground Bees

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

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3 Creative Outdoor Activities for Kids of All Ages

Guest Blog by Tiffany Nettles of Columbia SC Moms Blog  School is out, and kids everywhere are excited about the endless possibilities the days of summer provide.

Ask The Entomologist Question about Termites in Mulch

Question: I’d like to put wood mulch around the perimeter of the house but will it attract termites?  Is it better to use cedar instead of hardwood mulch? Answer: As long as you don’t overdo it, you should be fine either way.