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Keep the Roaches Away With These Cockroach Prevention Tips

Posted by Erin Anthony on Tue, Feb 27, 2018 @ 11:00 AM

As February winds down, it's time to start thinking about spring. With all the cleaning and warm weather activities it can be easy to forget about the pests that are coming. Not many pests are as creepily elusive as the cockroach. Aside from being an evasive nuisance, cockroaches can have measurable effects on your health. Not only do cockroaches leave scent trails that bother your breathing, that they found a place to call home. Have no fear, Franklin Pest Solutions has the tips you need to stop an infestation in its tracks.

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Topics: pantry pests, allergies and asthma, cockroaches

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

Allergies and Asthma Caused by Bugs. Possible?

Posted by Janelle Iaccino on Fri, May 13, 2016 @ 07:43 PM

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Why? Because it's the WORST month of the year for allergy sufferers. And not just because of the pollinating trees outside. I'm definitely feeling the affects of that right now, myself. Studies have shown that cockroaches cause allergy issues and asthma especially in children. As you're spring cleaning, if you notice signs of pests, please reach out to us! We'll help you out by telling you if it's something to be concerned about or if the bug you found was just an ocassional invader. 

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Topics: allergies and asthma, cockroaches

Roach exterminators Michigan City Indiana

Posted by Janelle Iaccino on Wed, Apr 23, 2014 @ 04:01 PM

The weather is getting warmer outside and bugs are starting to crawl out of the woodwork. This time of year, as we come out of hibernation ourselves, it's smart to think about pest proofing as part of our household spring cleaning. Why? Bugs are a nuisance. And as if that wasn't reason enough, add all the property damage, health risks and sanitation issues they cause.

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Topics: allergies and asthma, cockroaches