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How To Fool Ants This April

Ant infestations are an all-too-common problem in metro Atlanta. If your home has been infested by ants of any kind, you obviously want to get them out as fast as you can. Although plenty of do-it-yourself solutions are readily available, few of them produce results. There's one exception: ant traps. At Flexible Pest Control, we often hear from homeowners who try using ant traps to no avail. What's the problem? All too often, people misunderstand how these traps are supposed to work--and they often don't realize the importance of using the right bait. How Ant Traps Work The first thing to understand about ant traps is that despite their name, they don't actually trap ants in an enclosure of some kind or otherwise trap them in place. Effective ant traps should really be called bait stations because they are loaded with poisoned bait that is picked up and carried away by...
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Pests That Provide Pest Control

It may come as a surprise at first that some pests can actually be helpful and serve a purpose. For example, a praying mantis may feast on caterpillars, crickets, beetles and aphids. Even though the site of a praying mantis may not be a welcome one in or around your home, it might be doing some of your dirty work for you when it comes to controlling other insects. In addition, certain species of spiders have been known to consume some smaller insects, such as ants, gnats and fleas. Whether you own a house cat as a pet or find other cats roaming around your property, it might be a good thing in terms of keep rodents, such as mice and rats, away from your home. Also, rodents are also repelled by the scent of a cat, which means your friendly feline does not even have to snack on a mouse...
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Five Signs of Wildlife on Your Property

Five Signs of Wildlife on Your Property Though many areas in the beautiful state of Georgia have evolved into bustling cities, there's still a lot of wildlife that shows up on properties throughout the state. Here at Flexible Pest Services, we've been called upon to trap and remove such nuisance animals as bats, armadillos, squirrels, skunks and raccoons from properties in Atlanta and throughout the greater Georgia area. These animals are usually attracted by the availability of a food source or the promise of a nice nesting area, and here are a few things to look for that may indicate the presence of wildlife on your property. 1. Big Messes Each Morning You may have a raccoon problem if you find your garbage cans tipped over and garbage strewn everywhere each morning. These masked bandits use their human-like hands to get into everything, and they may take up residence in a...
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Why Customers Love Flexible Pest Services

Why Customers Love Flexible Pest Services Flexible Pest Services has been proudly serving the greater Georgia area for years. Our professionals are experienced in handling a wide variety of pest problems. From termites to rodents, we find the source, eliminate it and restore your home or business to a pest-free environment. What Our Customers Say About Us We welcome you to visit our site to see updated reviews. Some of our recent customers expressed their appreciation for our prompt and reliable services. We have been called a benchmark of excellence when it comes to quality standards. Our customers like that we are easy to reach and are quick to respond for after-hours emergencies. We have many satisfied customers who express their gratitude for a quick removal of their pest problem and restoration of their peace of mind. Also, our preventative services are praised for being effective and useful for both homes...
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Have a Pest Free Holiday

Have a Pest Free Holiday Opening your home to your family and friends during the holiday season is something you look forward to every year. Unfortunately, uninvited guests can make their way into your home too. A variety of pests target homes during the winter season, and an infestation can put a serious damper on your holiday celebrations. That's why it's essential to know what pests are common in Georgia during the winter months and what you can do to keep them out of your home. Know What Pests You Face This Holiday Season The winter months bring cooler temperatures to communities throughout Georgia, and some of the pests that we all deal with during the summer months seem to disappear. However, other pests simply move to warmer areas during the cold months. More often than not, those warmer areas include homes and outbuildings. Rats and mice are among the pests...
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