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November 1, 2019
Does Curiosity Kill the Cat or the Mouse?

There is an old saying that curiosity killed the cat. This may be true, but it definitely helps with controlling mice. Mice travel next walls and basement sills regularly following the same trail. Mice do this because they have poor eyesight but an acute sense of smell. When mice follow the same trail they leave […]

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October 30, 2019
Traditional Pest Control vs Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

The federal government describes Integrated Pest Management (IPM) as "a coordinated system of technological and management practices to control pests in a safe, environmentally sound, and economically manner". The ultimate goal of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is to create an environment where pests do not want to live. Sealing any entrances that pests may enter, […]

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October 28, 2019
Continuing Education for Better Pest Control and Exterminating Services

We at PermaKill Exterminating are always striving to make our pest control services better. All of our technicians regularly attend continuing education seminars to increase their knowledge of pest control. Many of these classes are an extension of Rutgers University. Yearly we attend an all-day pest control training seminar hosted by and at Rutgers. We […]

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October 21, 2019
Stinkbugs - They're Back!

It has been a few years since the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug has made its presence known in larger numbers in Northern New Jersey. Stink bugs have been around the last couple of years but not like this year. About ten years ago this strange-looking pest made its appearance in homes and building in our […]

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October 18, 2019
Preparing to Sell Your Home: What To Do

For most people, their home is the largest investment they have. So when it comes time to sell this investment, it may cause major anxiety. Usually, the first job is to find a realtor. The realtor will make recommendations on ways to increase its value. This usually costs money. Then they have to find a […]

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October 16, 2019
Storing Bird & Grass Seeds in the Garage Can Attract Pests

Many of us store bird food and old grass seed in the garage. Unfortunately, we all have busy lives and forget they are in the garage. Bird food and grass seed are two of the favorite foods of mice. What normally happens is we plant grass seed in the spring or fall and have some […]

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October 14, 2019
Firewood Can Bring Unwanted Pests

There is something about a warm and cozy fire in the fall and winter. Sitting by a roaring fire and feeling its warmth after being out in the cold all day can make winter enjoyable. Mother nature can sometimes make this experience like a bad horror movie. Firewood that is stored inside and around a […]

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October 12, 2019
The Effects of Fall Mulching

Many homeowners and businesses spread mulch around the exterior of their homes or buildings in the fall. Mulching is a valuable tool to control weeds and create a neat appearance. Unfortunately, mulch can contain many pests. Common Pests Found in Mulch The most common pests found in mulch are ants, spiders, crickets, beetles and wood […]

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October 8, 2019
Cave Crickets, Camel Back Crickets or Jumping Spiders

Crickets (Camel Back Crickets, Cave Crickets, "Jumping Spiders") are a common pest problem in the fall. The crickets come in from the outside in the fall to avoid the coming winter. Crickets have two breeding cycles per year spring and fall. Many times the crickets observed in the fall have been living inside cinder block […]

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October 4, 2019
Can Rodents Be Resistant to Bait?

Mice resistance to rodenticides can usually be found in larger towns. This is because of the large mice populations in these towns. When a large rodent population grows over a period of time, certain mice who have ingested the mouse bait for whatever reason are not affected by the bait. When mice who do not […]

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