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How to prepare your home for pest removal services

You’ve seen the problem: Insects are invading your home. You’ve seen their nests in your ceiling, your walls, your basement. They are stressing you out. So, you’ve made the right decision and called the professional pest removal services company.  The pest removal company is going to visit in a few days. Now, what do you do? You are excited that experienced and knowledgeable pest removal technicians are coming to your home. However, you have a lot of questions. How do you prepare the sections of your home to be treated? How can you make sure that you’ve done everything you…

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Five Reasons You Should Consider Hiring A Residential Pest Control Company  

Pest control isn’t something we do only during the spring and summer.  a lot like allergies. Just because the pollen is gone doesn’t mean that the bugs are gone. As we have written in past blogs, residential pest control is a year-round affair.  When you call a residential pest control technician, you are calling the experts at regulating, managing, and eradicating pests in your home. Pest control professionals exterminate pests safely and efficiently. At Pest Shield, Inc., we have studied the habits and habitats of bugs and other pests in Western Maryland and the Washington, D.C. area.  As you enjoy…

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Home Pest Control Update: Flying Ants or Termites?

Spring is finally here and with it the warmer and extremely wet mild winter, that means all types of flying and crawling bugs in Maryland! This includes our new clients in Woodbine, Gaithersburg, Columbia, Sykesville, and all of Maryland are calling us now about these flying insects with wings.  They may be winged ant reproductives or winged termite reproductives. But, how do homeowners tell the difference between the two?? First, the easiest way that a homeowner can tell if they have termites or an ant species is fairly simple: Ants (Carpenter, Odorous, Citronella, Pavement, etc.) have a definitive segmented body…

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Pest Control: Here Come Termites and Ants

Termites There is no such thing as “a season off” for termites. Most people believe that since you can’t see them now, they must not be around. However, Central Maryland*** has a plethora of bugs and pests which don’t die they just burrow away in your home or on your property while the winter months come and go. Then, come out like crazy when spring hits. No, in fact, termites are the pests that keep on giving. Winter, spring, summer or fall. These destructive bugs never go on vacation. They can and will continue eating your home and tearing up…

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