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Laura Iaccino

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Welcome to Rodent Awareness Week!

Posted by Laura Iaccino on Tue, Oct 24, 2017 @ 05:46 PM

We're constantly on the fence when it comes to rodents. Are they cute, cuddly, pets? Are they creepy little pests? Depending on who you ask, you might just get both as an answer. We're here to help you with the latter, though as we kick off Rodent Awareness Week. Read on to get the scoop!

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Topics: rodent control, rodents, rodent awareness week, mice, rats

Our Healthy Home Maintenance Program is Better Than Ever!

Posted by Laura Iaccino on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 @ 04:32 PM

One thing everyone can agree on: pests are a nuisance. We've revamped our best home protection option, the Healthy Home Maintanence Program (HHMP), to make it easier than ever to keep your home protected year-round. Want to know more? Keep reading, and sign up to get protected with the Healthy Home Maintenance Program just in time for the holidays! 

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Topics: ants, overwintering pests, rodents, healthy home maintenance program

It's Time for the 2017 Fall Pest Gazette

Posted by Laura Iaccino on Fri, Oct 06, 2017 @ 07:21 PM

The air is getting crisp and the leaves are starting to fall, which can only mean one thing--fall is finally here! That also means it's time for the latest update to the seasonal Franklin Pest Solutions Pest Gazette. You can download the whole Fall Pest Gazette for free at the end, but we wanted to give you a preview of what you can expect to find inside even if you're not ready to start thinking about fall pest prevention yet.

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Topics: pantry pests, Bed bugs, overwintering pests, fall pests

Keep Overwintering Pests at Bay This Fall

Posted by Laura Iaccino on Mon, Sep 25, 2017 @ 04:11 PM

With summer coming to a close, the last thing you want to worry about is pests who are about to search around your home for places to stay during the colder months. This is called overwintering, and can be an extremely frustrating and expensive issue to deal with. Thankfully, Franklin Pest Solutions can put your mind at ease with some easy overwintering pest prevention info!

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Topics: cockroaches, overwintering pests, fall pests, spiders, rodents

Franklin Sponsors Pollinator Pathway Garden at Washington Park Zoo

Posted by Laura Iaccino on Tue, Sep 12, 2017 @ 07:20 PM


Franklin Pest Solutions is proud and honored to sponsor Washington Park Zoo Pollinator Pathway Garden at the . Indiana's pollinators, mainly bees and butterfly species, are vital to the ecosystem, especially considering the near-dire situation involving bees over the last several years.

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Topics: washington park zoo, bees, pollinator pathway, butterflies

Protect Yourself From Stinging Insects All Year

Posted by Laura Iaccino on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

Summer isn't officially over yet, but it's never too early to start talking about household pest prevention. Stinging insects like yellowjackets and wasps are sticking around for a few more months, but Franklin Pest Solutions has some great tips to ensure your summer stays sting-free!

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Topics: stinging insect control, stinging insects

It's A Mosquito Prevention Info Bomb!

Posted by Laura Iaccino on Tue, Aug 01, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

We love the summer. The hot sun, the picnics, the beach and, of course, the itching and frustration of getting nearly eaten alive by tiny, buzzing, blood-sucking insects--those darn mosquitoes! Franklin Pest Solutions has a gigantic bomb of tips and advice to not only prevent mosquito bites, but to keep the little buggers away from your home!

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Topics: mosquitoes, summer

Keep Bed Bugs Out Of Your Vacation Plans!

Posted by Laura Iaccino on Sat, Jul 15, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Yup, you read that correctly... more bed bug info! Summer means vacation, and vacation often means hotels, hostels, and AirBnBs! As fun as it is staying away from home, these places can sadly be a very accessible breeding ground for bed bugs. Want bed bug free travel? Keep reading to find out how to avoid a traveler's nightmare!

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Topics: Bed bugs, vacation

Munster Parks & Recreation Featured Events

Posted by Laura Iaccino on Fri, Jul 14, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Franklin Pest Solutions is proud to once again be sponsoring Munster Parks & Recreation at many events happening throughout the summer. As always, Franklin partnerships are for community members of all ages. Check out the events we're part of below:

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Topics: summer, events, munster parks & rec, franklin partnerships

How To Stop Moles in the Yard From Becoming A Mountainous Problem

Posted by Laura Iaccino on Tue, Jul 11, 2017 @ 08:49 PM

 

They're ugly. They're pretty much blind. And they destroy your lawn. Moles in the yard are a nuisance and can even be dangerous if you've got kids or pets running around in the lawn. A kid with a broken ankle is the LAST thing you need right now. Am I right?? Read on for some info and prevention from Franklin when it comes to these little furry lawn pests.

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Topics: moles