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How To Have A Pest-Free 4th Of July

How To Have A Pest-Free 4th Of July

Happy early Fourth of July from Romney Pest Control! This patriotic holiday is one of the most popular barbecue days of the year, and for good reason. There’s nothing like enjoying a plate of grilled meat with all of the classic sides: green salad, fresh fruit, garlic...

How To Avoid Pests At Summer Baseball Games

How To Avoid Pests At Summer Baseball Games

One of the best ways to spend a summer afternoon or evening is attending a baseball game. Whether it’s a Major League Baseball game or your nephew’s Little League game, there’s nothing like a day of enjoying America’s pastime. Unfortunately, we aren’t the only ones...

How To Prevent Mosquitoes This Summer

How To Prevent Mosquitoes This Summer

One of the age-old traditions of summer — besides barbecues and baseball — is being relentlessly bitten by mosquitoes. These pests thrive in the Texas heat and humidity, so summer is when they really shine. This is a major problem when everyone spends more time...

Look Out For These 5 Pests In Your Older Home

Look Out For These 5 Pests In Your Older Home

There’s a lot to be said about the charm of older houses and its absence from most new builds. Kitchens with painted wooden cabinets, living rooms with rustic brick fireplaces, and bedrooms with Saxony carpets are all nostalgic fixtures of the past.  Of course,...

6 Of The Most Common Texas Ants

6 Of The Most Common Texas Ants

They say that everything’s bigger in Texas, and that (unfortunately) includes our ant problems. Ants live in ever-growing colonies produced by queens that are protected within the nest as the workers go out and forage for more food. The longer that ants are left...

Why Do We Have Reactions To Bug Bites & Stings?

Why Do We Have Reactions To Bug Bites & Stings?

Due to their uncomfortable number of legs and off-putting appearances, bugs naturally invoke a fear response in many humans. A healthy amount of hesitation is justified for survival. After all, humans wouldn’t have gotten very far if we all stuck our hands into a fire...

The Bold World Of Bagworms

The Bold World Of Bagworms

In a world full of strange creatures, there is no shortage of creepy-crawlies to study. The ones with strange habits or scary appearances stand out the most, with one of the most interesting Texas pests being the bagworm. This creative critter is responsible for those...

How To Prevent Pests In Your New Home

How To Prevent Pests In Your New Home

May through September is the most popular time of year to move, thanks to the warm weather and lack of structured school days. But for you early birds, these next few weeks are also great for making the move from one place to another (good for you!). The winter frost...

5 Of The Most Common Plant Pests In Texas

5 Of The Most Common Plant Pests In Texas

Nothing ruins a beautiful garden in a more frustrating and efficient manner than a pest invasion. Garden pests generally target plants that are transplants, young, or unhealthy. The weaker the plant, the easier it is for pests to devour. The Texas heat encourages...

Kissing Bugs: A Kiss of Risk

Kissing Bugs: A Kiss of Risk

The kissing bug sounds like the perfect mascot for Valentine’s Day. With a name like that, you would think it’s an enjoyable creature to have around. But in reality, it’s just another blood-sucking pest for us to think about. It’s similar to the other bloodthirsty...

5 Nocturnal Pests That Will Keep You Up At Night

5 Nocturnal Pests That Will Keep You Up At Night

There is never a good time to experience a pest problem, but if we had to rank the worst times to find a hidden pest, nighttime would be at the top of the list. This time of day is supposed to be the most restful and relaxing, hence why it’s so aggravating to discover...

6 Pests With A Sweet Tooth

6 Pests With A Sweet Tooth

It’s no secret that pests have a taste for our food. A pest invasion can ruin enough new groceries to make you wonder if the shopping trip you just went on was worth it. You may notice a trend with the diets of these voracious pests. Many of them, given the choice,...

DIY Pest Control Tips for Dallas Homeowners

DIY Pest Control Tips for Dallas Homeowners

The bustling city of Dallas is a mecca of art, culture, and community. With its captivating museums and the promise of adventure around every corner, it's no surprise that Dallas is a cherished home for many.  However, like any thriving city, it's with its...

Understanding the Dangers of Fire Ants in Dallas

Understanding the Dangers of Fire Ants in Dallas

For Dallas homeowners, nothing more infuriating than trying to win a never-ending battle against ants.  Think you’ve conquered one colony? Look again - there might be two more looming on the horizon.  Such a challenge becomes even more daunting when the...

Preventing Rodent Infestations: Tips for Texas Homeowners

Preventing Rodent Infestations: Tips for Texas Homeowners

Almost every homeowner can relate to the chilling experience of discovering rodents in the home. Whether it's in the kitchen, attic, basement, or dining room, a rodent sighting can incite surprise and fear even in the most composed individual.  Unfortunately,...

How Long Do Ticks Live?

How Long Do Ticks Live?

Ticks are not a sight that anyone wants to see, whether it's in their home, on themselves, or on their pets. People and pets can unknowingly pick up these pesky parasites while walking through tall grass and other areas of heavy vegetation where conditions are moist....

How to Kill Termites: Effective Methods and Identification

How to Kill Termites: Effective Methods and Identification

Termites are notorious for causing extensive damage to homes and buildings, making addressing an infestation as soon as possible crucial. There are various methods of termite identification, and explore the different types of termites that may be plaguing your...

How To Get Rid of Pantry Moths in Your Lewisville Home Fast

How To Get Rid of Pantry Moths in Your Lewisville Home Fast

Discovering how to get rid of pantry moths in your Lewisville home is essential for maintaining a clean and healthy living environment. These pesky insects, also known as Indian meal moths, can infest various food items and create an unsightly mess in your kitchen. In...

What Do Crickets Eat in Dallas Anyway? A Comprehensive Guide

What Do Crickets Eat in Dallas Anyway? A Comprehensive Guide

What do crickets eat in Dallas anyway? These fascinating creatures are often overlooked, but understanding their diet and behavior can provide valuable insights into the local ecosystem. Crickets are known for their loud chirping, interestingly produced when males rub...

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