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How Ant Infestations In McKinney Start  


The year-round warm temperatures in Texas allow ants to thrive any time of year. Although most ants are considered nuisance pests, meaning they won’t cause any health hazards or structural damage to your home, none are a welcome sight in any home. In McKinney, Texas, three species are common: carpenter ants, fire ants, and sugar ants. ... Read More

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The Key To Keeping Squirrels Away From Your McKinney Property


When you see a bushy-tailed squirrel bounding along your outdoor fence or sitting on a bench eating an acorn, it can be easy to forget that they’re rodents. If you ask someone if they’d willingly allow rodents into their yard, they’d probably say no. But if you ask them the same question about squirrels, they’d probably tell you they don’t really care. ... Read More

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5 Easy-To-Spot Signs Your McKinney Home May Have A Bed Bug Problem


The way we talk about bed bugs today, you might think they are a myth akin to the monster under the bed. Unfortunately, that just isn’t true. Bed bugs can appear in any home, whether or not that home is dirty or messy. In fact, you don’t even need to travel very far to bring bed bugs home to your family.... Read More

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Just How Dangerous Is It To Have Cockroaches In My McKinney Home?


Identifying Common Area Cockroaches All cockroaches have flat, oval-shaped bodies with six legs and long antennae. This alone should help you to identify any roaches that may be in your home. But there are five different species of cockroaches that you are likely to encounter here in Texas. These species are American cockroaches, brown-banded cockroaches, German cockroaches, Oriental cockroaches, and wood cockroaches. ... Read More

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Key Signs Of Termite Activity Around Your McKinney Property & What You Can Do About It


There are many different kinds of pests that you might find on your McKinney property, and none of them are welcome. While no one wants to deal with a pest infestation, there are some pests that are more of a problem than others. Many pests are mostly a nuisance, but others can pose health risks or cause property damage. One of the most destructive pests in the area is the termite.... Read More

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McKinney's Spring Pest Prevention Guide  


For most pests, temperatures have to reach below freezing to have any effect on their activity. Since we almost never see really low temperatures here in Texas, pests never feel the need to hibernate or flee from the cold. What does this mean for you as a homeowner? ... Read More

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The Secret To Termite-Proofing Your McKinney Property


Not many pests cause as much trouble as termites do. For one, termites cost US property owners an average of 5 billion dollars each year. That is an absurdly high amount for such small pests. How is it that termites are able to do that kind of damage? We are about to find out, along with our secret to termite-proofing your McKinney property.... Read More


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