Yearly Archives: 2013

Fall Pest-Proofing Helps Keep Pests Outdoors

Oct 22, 2013 Comments Off on Fall Pest-Proofing Helps Keep Pests Outdoors

The National Pest Management Association recommends tips to prevent pests in the home FAIRFAX, Va. (September 18, 2013) - With fall upon us, the warmth of homes is attractive to both people and pests. Mice and rats, cockroaches and spiders…

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Allergic reactions to fire ant bites could lead to death

Oct 15, 2013 Comments Off on Allergic reactions to fire ant bites could lead to death

Fire ants are bad in both Fort Worth and Dallas after the rain. Professionals have several options for getting rid of the pesky ant. Top Choice is a great product for long term control. Call Buzz Kill Pest Control to…

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West Nile death reported in Fort Worth; another human case confirmed in Dallas

Sep 27, 2013 Comments Off on West Nile death reported in Fort Worth; another human case confirmed in Dallas

FORT WORTH -- Tarrant County Public Health confirmed the first West Nile virus-related death of the season Thursday afternoon. According to the health department, the victim was a south Fort Worth man in his 30s with underlying medical conditions. No…

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Mosquitoes Top List of Pest Concerns, NPMA Survey Finds

Sep 16, 2013 Comments Off on Mosquitoes Top List of Pest Concerns, NPMA Survey Finds

What keeps you awake a night when it comes to bugs? This survey seems in-line with the pest control and mosquito control calls we receive in both Dallas and Fort Worth. Public Health Mosquitoes, stinging insects and ticks cause homeowners…

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Dallas County Reports First West Nile Virus Death

Sep 11, 2013 Comments Off on Dallas County Reports First West Nile Virus Death

Very sad story, and a big reminder that we are not out of mosquito season. Patient had neuroinvasive form of disease Dallas County health officials say an Oak Cliff resident with West Nile virus has died. The patient lived in…

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CDC Finds 300,000 Lyme Disease Cases Annually, Figure 10 Times Higher Than Previously Thought

Aug 20, 2013 Comments Off on CDC Finds 300,000 Lyme Disease Cases Annually, Figure 10 Times Higher Than Previously Thought

(Flickr, fairfaxcounty) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new data claiming the previous figures of 30,000 Lyme disease diagnoses were low by a factor of 10. New data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…

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Insect Bites are Everywhere!

Aug 12, 2013 Comments Off on Insect Bites are Everywhere!

Mosquitoes are an issue for most people at some point in time of their life. Prevention is the best action in Dallas or Fort Worth when trying to control these pesky blood suckers. Below is a good article that explains…

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Weather permitting, Dallas to spray in parts of city seeing significant increases in mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus

Jun 7, 2013 Comments Off on Weather permitting, Dallas to spray in parts of city seeing significant increases in mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus

A crew spraying Northwest Dallas back in July 2012 (Tom Fox/Staff photographer) Maybe you’ve noticed: It might rain tonight But that’s not stopping the city of Dallas, which plans on spraying for mosquitoes in a handful of neighborhoods from North…

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UN: Eat more insects; good for you, good for world

May 13, 2013 Comments Off on UN: Eat more insects; good for you, good for world

ROME — The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the…

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Dallas County sounds public alert for West Nile season: It’s time to get ready

Apr 8, 2013 Comments Off on Dallas County sounds public alert for West Nile season: It’s time to get ready

Dallas or Fort Worth automated mosquito misting systems tend to work well for residential or commecial areas with mosquito problems. Although there is no sign yet of the dreaded West Nile virus, Dallas County officials are alerting residents to prepare…

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