Pests at the Jersey Shore

Homes on the Jersey Shore are very much prone to pests because of the cold winters and humid summers that this state goes through. Below are just a few of the most common pests; we're confident that you can avoid them with a few of our tips. Subterranean Termites These pests live underground and are very secretive. They feed on softwood structures, and the more decayed they are, the better. They can eventually hollow out your beams, chew holes in your walls, and invade the attic. You might spot their mud tubes, made from their feces and saliva, connecting each food...
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Have You Heard About Our Residential Service Plans?

At Amco Pest Services, we understand that every homeowner has different needs. Some types of pests are more likely to invade a certain property. For example, mosquitoes are more common on a property with a landscaping pond, and termites are more common on a property with a lot of trees. These are our residential service plans. Convenience Plan This budget-friendly plan includes five power exterior sprays and three interior visits per year. With this plan, exterior pests are targeted. This plan is ideal if you have the following pest problems: Millipedes or centipedes Silverfish Hornets or wasps Earwigs Sow bugs Ants...
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The Most Common Nuisance Birds In NJ

Many birds in New Jersey are pleasant to listen to or to watch. However, some types of birds cause damages and are not pleasant occupants when they build nests in your trees or on your property. If you live in the area, watch for these nuisance birds. Sparrows Sparrows are known to pick the worst places for building nests. They may choose eaves or even the inside of a home or garage. These birds can be territorial, and their droppings become problematic since they are usually left in areas where property owners walk. Sparrows are especially attracted to corn and wheat....
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Bees Vs. Wasps: What's The Difference?

If you have ever been stung by a bee and a wasp, you probably think that a wasp sting is more painful. When a buzzing stinging pest is flying at you, you may not know if it is a bee or a wasp. Both have yellow and black coloring, and both are attracted to sweet smells. Differences Between Bees And Wasps Honeybees are smaller than wasps. They have distinct yellow and black bands on their abdomens and also have fuzzy bodies. The yellow bands on their bodies are a duller yellow color than the yellow found on wasps or bumblebees. Honeybees...
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Why You Need a Professional Pest Control Company for Ant Control

While the internet is filled with DIY tips for pest control, it’s equally full of stories about DIY methods that went horribly awry. Take the case of 21-year-old Devon Doucette of Maine. According to the state fire marshal’s office, Doucette was attempting to burn ants with matches when he accidentally came into contact with a flammable material that caused his parent’s home to go up in flames. Doucette was able to escape the fire, but sadly, three pets died in the blaze. Leaving Ant Control to the Professionals The Doucette incident highlights the importance of leaving ant control to the professionals....
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