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Meet Hawx Pest Control

Pest control has been a growing industry in the last decade, and the options are varied. It may seem that there’s a lot of competition in the pest control world, but once you really get to know the companies it’s obvious to see which pest control companies are the real deal and which are designed to service you once and rip you off. It’s important that you take the time to investigate pest control companies and familiarize yourself with [...]

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Pest Control: Essential to protect Your Kids & Pets?

As it warms up, you and your family will find yourselves outside more often. It’s time for backyard baseball and barbecues, after all. Your yard should be your safe haven and play place during the spring and summer months, providing an area for all members of the family to enjoy. Unfortunately, that area can become a war zone if it’s infiltrated by pests. They might build their homes in the eaves of your roof, burrow into your garden soil, [...]

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What is the Best Season & Frequency for Pest Control?

What time of year is the best for you to enlist the services of pest control? How often should they service your home and yard? These questions sometimes prevent people from getting the pest control help they need because they are unsure of the answers and scared that they will be taken advantage of by sketchy companies. There are a lot of pest control companies out there, and many of them might see you as a cash cow. Educate [...]

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Stop the Sting

Summer should be full of snow cones, softball games, swimming, and NO stinging. Unfortunately, the summer season is prime for stinging insects of all kinds. Not only are stinging insects a huge drag on any outdoor gathering – they’re also incredibly dangerous to those with allergies, small children, and pets. Some stinging insects are actually good for the environment – they prevent other pests and problematic plants and weeds from flourishing. But most of the problematic stinging bugs like hornets, [...]

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10 Easy Ways to Prevent Pests

Pests are one of the worst parts of being a homeowner. You have to deal with them year round, inside your house and all around your yard. Some are more dangerous than others, of course, but all of them are demanding of your time and efforts. Ignoring them will get you no where, and will allow them time and comfort to multiply and make themselves at home. It is critical that you take as many of these steps as [...]

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When Should I Call for Pest Control?

It can be tricky to know when it’s the right time to make the move for real, legitimate pest control. Many people avoid it for as long as possible, thinking it’s a scam or expensive or ineffective. Others may think that their pest problem is just seasonal, and that it will soon be gone. Some people are renters, planning on selling their homes soon, or simply in denial that they have any kind of a pest problem at all. [...]

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Pest Control for Your Workplace

It’s not uncommon for people to choose pest control for their homes. You live there, for heaven’s sake! You don’t want ants in the kitchen where you eat, bees in the yard where your kids play, spiders creeping into your basement… it makes sense to have pest control for your home. You can get your home serviced several times a year to keep the pests from returning and give you some peace of mind. Have you ever noticed any [...]

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Fall Pest Prevention

How to Prevent Pests During the Chilly Season As summer is winding down and fall is gliding in, we’re happy to be experiencing a slow decline in temperature, some chill breezes, and the promise of cold weather ahead. You may start thinking about Halloween costumes, but something you might not have thought about is keeping pests out of your home.   The thing with cold weather is that it drives everyone inside, and not just you, your kids and your pets either. [...]

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Basic Fall Lawn Maintenance Tips

Many people breathe a sign of relief when those colder breezes start blowing through their streets – it means summer is gone and so is all of the yard work and lawn maintenance! Sure, they’ll have to rake some leaves occasionally, but the pressure to keep your lawn fresh and green is off at last. However, lawn care experts suggest that a little bit of fall lawn maintenance can actually protect your lawn through the winter months and set [...]

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Venomous Spiders In Utah

We’d all like to ignore the thought of spiders and other creepy crawlies in our living space. It’s easier to just pretend that they don’t exist and that our homes, garages, basements, and yards are all completely pest free. Unfortunately, ignoring spiders and other pests will not make them go away. It’s important to be aware of which pests you may encounter, especially because Utah is home to several venomous spiders! Do you know what they are and how [...]

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