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Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite!

Night-Night, Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite! …A common phrase we jokingly use when we tuck our kids into bed.  However, you may be saying this in all sincerity in today’s world. The experts at The Pest Control General Store’s Pest Focus for the Mont of May is…you guessed it!  Bedbugs! Did you know that […]

Brrrr! Winter Weather’s Effects on BUGS and other PESTS…

So, you thought that this cold weather would knock out all the Florida critters we deal with? Well think again! In Florida, WE BREED BUGS! And just because we are having a spot of “frigidness” (is that a word?) here and there, for the most part it’s never long enough to really knock out any […]

TOTALLY OFF TOPIC, BUT…

So…I’ve been struggling with trying to learn how to BLOG, Tweet, Pin, Post, Link, etc., etc., and I have been completely OVERWHELMED by it ALL!  It seems like I’ve had an identity crisis going on within.  I am an entrepreneur to the max and I wear so many hats that I could never decide which business […]

FLEAS!!!! (And that’s an understatement!)

So….you’re wondering why the fleas are so outrageous this year (ESPECIALLY IN FLORIDA!), well let me give you a little info; The weather has so much to do with it, and here in sunny Florida we have not had any real winter to speak of. Now, I for one, am not complaining about this beautiful […]

BED BUG ALERT (and other interesting facts!

Wow! When I wrote my first blog about this topic last year it was a growing problem, but now…it is becoming a world-wide epidemic! I knew it was coming…just a matter of time, and the time is NOW. I live and work in the Tampa Bay Area in Florida, and I’m not sure what’s going […]

BED BUGS! Seriously? YES, very seriously!!

[slideshow] “Night, night. Sleep tight. Don’t let the Bed bugs bite” was something my mama said to me every night after saying my “Now I lay me down to sleep” prayer. I never for a moment thought that one day I would be instructing my customers, students and peers on how to eradicate this blood […]

GERMAN ROACHES! Back with a vengeance…

Ahhh, sunny florida…lush tropical landscapes, sunny days, warm weather and …GERMAN ROACHES out the yin yang! For years, it seemed we had them under control and they were the exception and not the rule. Sure, we still had to contend with, what “snowbirds” refer to as “Palmetto Bugs” (which are actually just roaches, either American […]