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What Do Pests Actually Eat?

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Chances are you’ve had to deal with pests at some point – whether it was just a few of them or an infestation. While your biggest concern was probably getting rid of the intruders, did you ever stop to think about what they eat? Our Columbia and Charleston pest control company shares the diets of some of the most common pests in the area.

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6 Signs of Termites in Your Home

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There are two different types of termites that can affect U.S. households – subterranean termites and drywood termites. Subterranean termites live under the ground in colonies while drywood termites live directly in the wood. Either can infest homes in the South Carolina area and cause a significant amount of damage. Look for these signs of infestation from our Columbia, Florence, and Charleston pest control company.

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An Ant Species That Heals Its Soldiers

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Even though ants are excellent scavengers and can lift 20 times their body weight, the life of an ant isn’t exactly easy – especially when they’re a primary source of food for many animals. Sometimes, a fight is necessary in order to ward off predators and when this happens, many ants become injured.

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8 of the Most Dangerous Spiders in the World

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There’s a reason arachnophobia is so common: when it comes to pests, spiders are arguably the creepiest and to make things worse, there are some species around the world that are actually dangerous to humans. In most cases, a venomous spider bite that is treated is rarely fatal, but some bites can mean trouble for children, elderly, or sickly individuals.

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Cooler Temperatures Bring in Fall Pests

Fall is in full swing in the South and many people think that the end of summer means the end of pests. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. While some do disappear when the temperature drops, there are still a handful that stick around (many times, they’ll find their way into your home for warmth or shelter).

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Pest Guide

Use our pest guide to learn about some of the most common household pests. Click on a pest to learn more.

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