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Pest proofing and Other Spring Pest Tips

Posted by Laura Iaccino on Tue, May 30, 2017 @ 12:04 PM

Winter is outta here! What's that mean for you? Breaking out the patio furniture, dusting off shelves, and throwing out those clothes you thought you could get *one* more season out of as you tackle the mountain of spring cleaning tasks you've ignored until now.

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and Franklin Pest Solutions would like to make sure you're just as focused on pest proofing and the spring pest tips that go along with it as you prepare for what is likely the worst part about warmer weather: overwintering pests.

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Topics: pest proofing, spring pests

Pest Preparation Tips for the Warmer Months

Posted by Ben Dahl on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 @ 03:40 PM

As April, and National Pest Management Month, draws to a close we wanted to take some time and make sure all of you are prepared for the pests on the horizon. Pest management obviously deals with the pests, but here at Franklin, our local pest control services are just as much about improving your quality of life through the protection of your home or office, property and health. The first step in pest preparation and pest prevention is education! 

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Topics: pest proofing

Never Too Late to Winterize Your Home Against Winter Pests!

Posted by Janelle Iaccino on Wed, Jan 27, 2016 @ 10:54 PM

Mother Nature really gave us a break this winter, didn't she? Well, as nice as it was to have an extended warm season, it's relaly done a doosie on insects, animals, even trees! I don't know if YOU'VE noticed, but my allergies are usually never bad in the winter. I feel like it's so much worse. Came to find out recently that this warm weather extension made trees and foliage pollinate a second time this past year. Ugh!!

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Topics: pest proofing

Winterize Your Home for a Pest-free Season

Posted by Janelle Iaccino on Wed, Jan 06, 2016 @ 07:30 PM

There's no question, we've been lucky this year with unseasonably warm weather. But this delay into winter may have only caused pests to thrive into months where they'd normally go into an overwintering state. We have had numerous reports and calls about certain pest activity that should have died off by now, like mosquitoes. Here's the skinny on what types of pests to prevent this season in Northwest Indiana.

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Topics: pest proofing

7 Tips to Winterproof your home against rodents

Posted by Janelle Iaccino on Thu, Oct 08, 2015 @ 07:21 PM

Franklin Pest Solutions encourages homeowners to pest-proof their homes now before it snows

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Topics: rodent control, pest proofing

Get rid of mice with permanent mouse control called Exclusion

Posted by Janelle Iaccino on Wed, Nov 19, 2014 @ 07:00 PM

Rodents are not just pests. They're dangerous to have in your home. Why? Not only are rodents vectors for spreading diseases like hantavirus, salmonella, and jaundice, but they're also responsible for causing asthma in kids, damaging the structures of homes and businesses, and they can even cause fires! During Rodent Awareness Week, Franklin Pest Solutions is sharing as much knowledge about rodents as we can to encourage homeowners to be proactive in keeping mice out of homes.

America's rodent problem continues to spread, as clearly depicted in this infographic. Take a look to see just how serious these very small creatures' threats have become.

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Topics: rodent control, pest proofing

Home pest control Indiana. Pest proof your home this spring!

Posted by Janelle Iaccino on Wed, Apr 02, 2014 @ 10:25 PM

CELEBRATE NATIONAL PEST MANAGEMENT MONTH WITH PEST-PROOFING ADVICE FROM THE EXPERTS

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Topics: pest proofing, indiana pest control tips

Need a mouse exterminator Indiana? 'Tis the season!

Posted by Janelle Iaccino on Thu, Jan 02, 2014 @ 02:36 PM

‘Tis the Season For Home Pest Invasions!

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Topics: rodent control, pest proofing

7 tips for fall pest prevention before it's too late!

Posted by Janelle Iaccino on Mon, Oct 28, 2013 @ 04:22 PM

PESTS BEGIN TO INVADE HOMES AS FALL APPROACHES

Franklin Pest Solutions Michigan City, reminds homeowners to be cautious of unwanted pests as the season changes

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Topics: pest proofing

5 tips to enjoy a pest free yard

Posted by Janelle Iaccino on Tue, Sep 10, 2013 @ 04:20 PM

Prevent Unwelcome Guests at Backyard BBQs

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Topics: pest proofing