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Wood-Destroying Pests: How to Protect Your Property

Whether interior or exterior, well-built, properly-maintained woodwork can last for centuries—but if wood-boring pests like beetles, termites, and carpenter ants find their way into the wood, they can wreak all kinds of havoc. Wood-destroying insects are more than a nuisance;

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How to Deal with Feral Cats in Your Community

Most neighborhoods in the United States encounter roaming outdoor cats. Some of these are indoor/outdoor cats that are pets, but many of them are feral cats. Stray cats that were once pets are usually adoptable whereas feral cats are not.

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Condo residents furious over alleged infestations

Residents of a condominium complex in Bridgeport are furious because they say their condos are infested with bed bugs and roaches.  The residents at Embassy Towers condominium complex on Park Avenue tell News 12 that the infestation is so severe

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HOA Horror: Roaches, Bedbugs, And Rats Pt. 4

Last month, we continued our examination of HOA Horror stories about roaches, bedbugs, and rats. This week, we discuss how condo and homeowner associations are addressing the rampant bedbug problem infecting the nation.    Read the article…………..

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Mouse Trap!

The phrase “mouse trap” brings to mind methods of trapping mice, rats or other rodents, or the children’s board game that involves a plastic Rube Goldberg-like contraption to catch mice and win. In the board game, the goal is to

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Homeowners’ association alleges pest control service allegedly failed to fulfill contract

A Louisiana-based homeowners’ association is seeking damages claiming that a pest control service breached contracts and failed to perform the necessary actions.   Avant Garde Homeowners’ Association Inc. filed a suit against William W. Snell, doing business as Roach Busters, and

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HOA Horror: Roaches, Bedbugs, And Rats Pt. 3

Last month, we continued our examination of HOA Horror stories about roaches, bedbugs, and rats. This week, we BEDBUGSdelve into the dirty bedbug problem plaguing the entire nation.  Read the article………….

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6 Tips for a Safe Bug Season in Your Homeowners Association

Whether you’re attacked while working in the garden, enjoying a picnic in the park or lounging by the pool, bug bites and stings are an inevitable summer annoyance in any homeowners association. At best, bites and stings can be uncomfortable

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Rid Bugs from Your Home This Summer

Stinging insects, ants, cockroaches, and bedbugs are perennial problems, whether you live behind a white picket fence or in a high-rise condo. Creating an integrated pest management system is key.    Read the article………….

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Texas condo corporation seeks $3 million from exterminators

A Galveston condo corporation is suing an exterminator partnership, alleging it owes $3 million.  Market Street Condominiums Association, Inc. filed a complaint April 19 in Galveston County District Court against Terminix and Dre Properties LLC, alleging negligence in failing to

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Termite Control In Your Community Association (NC)

If you live in a condominium or a community with multifamily buildings, it is important for the condominium or property owners’ association, as well as the individual owners of the units, to know who maintains and pays for the annual

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How an HOA Board Can Fly Through a Fowl Situation in Your Association

Does your homeowners association have wildlife that has taken up residency in your community, specifically birds? Birds are beautiful, graceful and melodic. They give a sense of being close to nature and add to the feel of a community.   Read

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What to Do about Animal or Insect Infestation in Roof Spaces

Animals or insects like to find a safe haven in the attic or roof spaces of a home—and these unwanted visitors can wreak havoc for homeowners. That is when they will likely call on a contractor to help fix the

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Carmel Valley (CA) homes burglarized during fumigation

Some Carmel Valley residents are upset after their townhomes were burglarized during fumigation — a process many of the residents say was unnecessary.    Read more……….

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