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Our Pest Control Blog

If you’re wanting to learn more about how to prevent pests in your home, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our articles on the different pests and learn how to best prevent them. 

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Prepping for Summer Tick and Mosquito Season

Summer is almost here, and we know you’re excited to spend some time outside in the warm weather! However, with pleasant weather comes an increase in annoying pests – specifically ticks and mosquitos. Therefore, now is the time to start prepping to protect your property before these bothersome insects take control. Read on to find out more about these pests, and why you need tick control and mosquito control now.Read more
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Why Is Commercial Pest Control Important for Your Business?

When you discover pests in your home, it can be quite a nuisance. However, when you own or manage a business, pest control issues can cause significant problems that affect your bottom line. Additionally, in commercial facilities like offices, schools, food processing plants, and hospitals, the presence of rodents and insects can pose significant threats to the safety and health of your employees and customers. Not only do pests carry and transmit dangerous diseases, but a single pest-related incident can also tarnish your reputation and lead to fines from inspection agencies.Read more
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Why You Should Call a Professional Exterminator for Your Commercial Mouse Control Needs

Mice are more than just a nuisance-they can damage property, chew through electrical wiring, and even spread diseases. And the longer you wait or ignore a potential problem, the harder it can be to fix. If you suspect that you might have a mouse problem or have even seen them scurrying around your building, ProfExt is here to help. We are industry leaders in commercial mouse extermination and can solve your issues quickly and efficientlyRead more
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Are Those Winged Insects Termites?

Have you recently discovered small, winged insects around your home or building? Are you concerned they might be termites? If you do have termites in CT, it’s important to act quickly before these small yet powerful pests cause severe damage to your property’s structure. Therefore, it helps to know how to distinguish termites from other similar-looking insects and to recognize when it’s time to enlist professional pest control help.Read more
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Getting Rid of Mice This Winter

Now that the weather is getting colder, those suspicious scurrying sounds might be getting louder. Whether it’s in the walls, the ceiling, even in your car – it’s officially mouse season. Most animals typically go into hibernation as the weather gets cooler, but the same can’t be said for mice. Unfortunately, mice stay active year-round. During the winter months, their food options (like grass and seeds) become scarce outside, and the temperature drops, consequently driving them into your home looking for sustenance and warmth.Read more
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Three Common Signs You Have a Carpenter Ant Infestation

In the United States, carpenter ants are common pests. They tend to breed and nest in damaged, damp, or decayed wood. However, carpenter ants do not eat wood like termites. Instead, they chew and burrow through it to build their nests and connect to their food sources.Read more