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Pest Control Professionals for Your Home or Business

Why you need pest control professionals.

How you noticed the number of pest control related articles in the main stream media news lately?

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Back in March and April this year it was reported that there were bed bugs found at the Kansas City International Airport in the gate seating area.  The seat where the bed bugs were found was near an area where there several restaurants nearby.  The bed bug problem was addressed quickly by airport staff and other areas were checked and no further bed bugs were found.

Source: http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2018/04/01/bed-bugs-found-in-kansas-city-international-airport-sitting-area.html

Wonder how those bed bugs got there?  Bed Bugs are hitch hikers and they love to travel in your luggage.  Whether or not the traveler knew it or not, they where just letting their hitch hikers find new places to travel to and meet new people.

Bed bugs are a common infestation in public places especially when it comes to travel.

Other airlines have had problems.  London Heathrow and the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport terminal had infestations too this past year.

The National Pest Management Association says that bed bug infestations in the US continue at high rates, with nearly 99.6 percent of pest control management agencies having treated for bed bugs in the past year.

Source: https://thepointsguy.com/news/bed-bug-infestation-found-in-kansas-city-airport/

Bed bugs were in the news in July too.  Orkin released a report called the Top 50 Bed Bug Cities.  #1 on that list was Baltimore Maryland.  Also, at the top of that list were the nearby cities of Washington D.C., Columbus and Cincinnati Ohio.  The threat of real folks.  You have to be careful when your traveling to these areas.

Source: http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2018/07/27/baltimore-has-worst-bed-bug-infestation-in-america-according-to-study.html

More resources:

https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/bedbugs/faqs.html

https://www.rd.com/health/wellness/get-rid-of-bedbugs/

The Scourge of Bed Bugs

 

Just this week the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport was reported as having issues with rats.  A large number of construction projects at the airport are pushing the rats to move inside the airport where they are finding lots of food sources with the huge amount of trash that is generated by airport travelers.

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Source: http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2018/09/07/seatac-airport-battling-rat-infestation.html

The air port is having to spend a great deal of money on pest control services, additional staff and adding many new rat traps to control the rat problems.

Termites were in the news in August.  Termites cause billions of dollar’s worth of property damage annually across the U.S.  Most homeowner’s insurance policies don’t cover this type of damage which is why if you own a wood frame home you must be vigilant and proactive about having termite extermination.

Termites are survivors having been in existence for over 120 million years.  There are over 2,600 species of termites and they live on all the continents of the world except for Antarctica.  Imagine that they don’t like cold weather and the icy conditions found there.

Termites have evolved and due to their ability to burrow and live in the soil.  They have evolved into many different species that thrive in the different environments they live in.

http://www.foxnews.com/real-estate/2018/09/06/how-to-prevent-termite-infestation.html

If you suspect you have a termite infestation in your home, it is best to call a professional to come and evaluate the potential problem.  If found early enough the problem can be treated and the home can be saved.  This is why having a licensed exterminator is the best person to diagnose the severity of your infestation and to work on get the termites eliminated from your home.

Resources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Termite

https://www.termiteweb.com/the-origin-of-termites/

Double G Pest Control, Inc. is a Pest Control Services company located in Hannibal, Missouri, 63401, and caters for the Northeastern Missouri and West Central Illinois service area. Double G Pest Control, Inc. provides residential and commercial pest control services, pest extermination, sprayed lawn treatments and lawn fertilization to residential homes and commercial businesses.  The organization has been servicing customers since 2013 and has been helping satisfied clients ever since.

So is you think you have a Pest Control Problem, call us today – (217)440-2847 or (573)713-0035.

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Double G Pest Control Provides Residential and Commercial Pest Control Services

Title: Double G Pest Control Provides Residential and Commercial Pest Control Services
Date: May 31, 2018

Double G Pest Control provides residential and commercial pest control services in and around Northeastern Missouri and West Central Illinois. The company has a team of licensed and experienced experts who know how to deal with various kinds of pests, including ants, rodents, roaches, termites, ticks, spiders, fleas, bed bugs, mosquitos and other unwanted guests.

Double G Pest Control can exterminate pests in a safe and human manner. Pests post a threat to animal, plant and human health. Almost all pests carry germs and bacteria. These unwanted visitors can also damage properties. Termites can eat away wooden structures. Pest control is a specialized service that people should never do by themselves. Locating and getting rid of pests require the use of special equipment and products. Double G Pest Control has access to powerful solutions that are more effective and safer than retail or over the counter pesticides. Their technicians are skilled and trained in applying these solutions. They also provide scheduled services to keep their client’s property pest free.

With their extensive knowledge about pests, they can determine the places of infestation and create the best treatment or extermination plan. They focus not only on one-time pest removal, but on reducing the possibility of future infestations as well. These experts can eliminate insects and rodents properly, while ensuring the safe application of their pest extermination solutions. Those who are interested in periodic treatment of their property as preventive measure can also contact the company at any time. Pest invasions can cause financial loss and great discomfort. Hiring a reliable, knowledgeable and experienced professional to deal with the problem is the best choice.

Pests can ruin wooden furniture, eat garments, damage wiring and contaminate food. These critters carry bacteria and parasites from one place to another, spreading illnesses and causing so much inconvenience to the residents of the house. Commercial properties can also get infested with pests. The presence of flies, rats, roaches, mice and other pests can ruin the establishment’s reputation and cause them to lose customers.

Double G Pest Control will thoroughly inspect the building to determine the level of infestation and extent of damage caused by the pests. The exterior and interior of the building will be assessed. Once the inspection is finished, they will evaluate their findings in order to create the right treatment plan. Double G Pest Control keeps their prices affordable, so homeowners and business owners don’t need to worry about breaking the bank.

About the Company:

Double G Pest Control is owned and managed by Greg Goodwin who has been working in the pest control industry for 25 years. Greg worked for a national pest control company for 10 years before leaving to start a business with a partner offering fencing installations and pest control services. They decided to go their separate ways and Greg established Double G Pest Solutions in May 2013.

Double G Pest Control