Mice Control in Alexandria Restaurants

There are a lot of great choices for dinning out at Alexandria, VA restaurants. One thing restaurant owners or diners do not want to see during a meal is a furry mouse or rat scurrying along the wall. Fortunately, the team at My Pest Pros can help prevent and eliminate rodent and other pest control…

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How to eliminate office pests

Your office is buzzing with deadlines, projects, football and basketball pools, and the inevitable office gossip. With all this busyness, offices can become a pretty dirty place. Even with a cleaning staff, spilled drinks and food, dirty dishes left in the sink, the mystery container in the refrigerator and other cleanliness issues often lead to…

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Spiders in Virginia: All natural pest control or nuisance?

Halloween is still a couple months away, but many people are starting to see a lot of spiders in Virginia. All the recent rain and high water levels means more pest activity in general. Spiders are predators, so for them more insects means lots of food sources. In fact, most spiders are not bad and…

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West Nile Virus Found in Maryland

The first official case of West Nile Virus of 2018 has been detected in Maryland. Maryland officials found West Nile in mosquitoes tested in the Riverdale Park area of Prince George’s County. While the sample that tested positive was taken on July 11, mosquito problems across the Washington, D.C. region have exploded due to recent…

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How to Plan an Organic Garden

There are multiple reasons for you to explore how to plan an organic garden. For starters, you can grow your own fresh vegetables, thereby saving money while adopting healthy living. You can shield yourself and your loved ones from a plethora of toxins by eliminating or reducing use of pesticides, fertilizers and chemical preservatives. You…

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I found termites in my house, now what do I do?

According to the National Past Management Association, termites cause upwards of $5 billion worth of damage annually in the United States – and things are only getting worse. Your home is far more likely to be devastated by termites than it is to be damaged by fire and flooding, and even if your home is…

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Ant Control Tips from My Pest Pros

No homeowner wants to be invaded by ants. The only effective approach to ant control is a holistic strategy to prevent an invasion and to get rid of all ants that are presently in your home. If you are looking for ant control tips, it’s important to understand how ants function and what attracts them…

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Tips for Preventing Spring Pest Problems

Springtime means warm weather, sunny days, budding flowers, and greener pastures. Unfortunately, however, it also means spring pest problems like termites, ants, and lady bugs. The influx of moisture in the air combined with the improved temperatures outside beckons insects from their hibernation and into your home. Luckily, there are some things you can do…

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How Are Mice Getting Into My Home?

  Clients are always asking us ‘how are mice getting into my home?’ Never underestimate mice. These critters are smart and amazingly adept despite their size. The reality is that no home or building is usually 100 percent sealed, and they can get through cracks as small as a #2 pencil. That’s about ¼ inch,…

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Winter Pest Problems Lurking in Your Firewood

A roaring fire is a great way to take the chill off on these cold winter nights. The mesmerizing flicker of the flames and warmth emanating from the fireplace creates a cozy environment for the entire family or a romantic evening. One thing that can quickly ruin this atmosphere is winter pest problems! That’s right,…

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