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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

Bed Bug Awareness Week 3: Treatment and Prevention

Posted by Laura Iaccino on Fri, Jun 16, 2017 @ 06:54 AM

Bed Bug Awareness Week has come to an end, but not before Part 3: bed bug control and bed bug prevention! Make sure you've read our previous Bed Bug Awareness Week posts, Week 1: Bed Bug Introduction and Awareness and Week 2: Bed Bug Information and Inspection first!

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Topics: Bed bugs, bed bug awareness week

Bed Bug Awareness Week 2: Information and Inspection

Posted by Laura Iaccino on Thu, Jun 08, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

Welcome back to Bed Bug Awareness Week! This time around, we're covering bed bug information and bed bug inspection. Our last post, Introduction to Bed Bug Awareness Week went over some basics about bed bugs. Now we're going to get into a little more detail, and specifically bed bug inspection!

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Topics: Bed bugs, bed bug awareness week

Bed Bug Awareness Week: Introduction and Awareness

Posted by Laura Iaccino on Mon, Jun 05, 2017 @ 08:00 AM

June 4 - 10, 2017 is officially Bed Bug Awareness Week, thanks to our friends at the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). From helpful bed bug information and bed bug inspection, to bed bug treatment and bed bug prevention, we're going to be throwing all the bed bug stuff we can at you over the next week!

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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

Termite Awareness Week: Control and Prevention

Posted by Ben Dahl on Sat, Mar 18, 2017 @ 08:35 AM

As Termite Awareness Week draws to a close, we're finally going to talk about what most of you will consider the two most important parts: Termite Control and Termite Prevention. Before you head down to investigate all that though, we recommend checking out This is Termite Week and Termite Awareness Week: Inspection and Information (Part 2) which were published earlier in the week.

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Topics: termites, termite, termite awareness week, termite prevention, termite control

Termite Awareness Week: Inspection and Information

Posted by Ben Dahl on Wed, Mar 15, 2017 @ 09:15 PM

For Part 2 of our Termite Awareness Week series we're going to be covering everything about termite information and termite inspection. If you haven't read it already, you should check out the kick off post This is Termite Awareness Week before continuing. 

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Topics: termites, termite, termite awareness week