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2016

Termite Control Other Services Contact Us Orkin Names Top 50 Mosquito Cities   Every state in the U.S. has mosquitoes, but there are some cities where these pint-sized pests are a major problem. Find out which ones by clicking below. … Continue reading

2015

Keep out the cold and the pests with Orkin@Home KEEP RATS & RODENTS OUT OF YOUR HOME Did you know rats can fit through a hole the size of a quarter, and mice can fit through a dime-sized hole? Find … Continue reading

Help defend yourself from mosquitoes and learn about stingers. DON’T LET MOSQUITOES SUCK THE FUN OUT OF SUMMER. Just because the life cycle of a mosquito is only 7 to 16 days doesn’t mean they can’t cause you months of … Continue reading

Learn more in the latest edition of Orkin@Home SPRING IS IN THE AIR. SO ARE TERMITES. It’s that time of year again. Termite time. Termites cause more than $5 billion a year in damage. If you’ve seen one termite in … Continue reading

Help defend yourself from termites, ticks and bed bugs. THINK TERMITES ARE ONLY A SOUTHERN PROBLEM? Think again. Termites are a national problem, causing $5 billion in damage annually. They’re difficult to detect so you have to be aware.   … Continue reading

2014

Fight the Mosquito’s Bite Mosquitoes can be annoying, uncomfortable and a potential health threat. Typically, mosquito populations depend on the weather, so the farther south you live, the earlier your mosquito season begins and the longer … Continue reading

Help Keep Rodents Out of Your Home This Fall Now that fall is here, keep an eye out for rodents who may see your home as a nice place to keep warm. Mice can fit through … Continue reading

The Science Behind Stink Bugs They look weird and smell bad, but do you know the real story behind stink bugs and why they’re invading homes? Check out this interview with Orkin Technical Director Kim Kelley-Tunis … Continue reading

3 Things to Know About Pest Control Now that temperatures are warming up, you may notice more pest activity throughout your home. Here are three things to know about controlling pests. It’s important to correctly identify … Continue reading

Orkin Helps Control Energy Costs and Prevent Pest Infestations Controlling energy costs and pests are two battles every homeowner fights. Improper attic insulation can allow heating and cooling loss. And, coincidentally, the attic can also be … Continue reading

Orkin Supports Our Troops Orkin is showing its support for our troops by signing two important initiatives. In April, Orkin pledged to act as an advocate for employee participation in the military by supporting the nation’s … Continue reading

Three Tips to help Reduce Summer Pest Activity Warm summer temperatures mean more outdoor activities and an increase in summer pests likemosquitoes, wasps and ants . You can help reduce pest activity by following these three … Continue reading

2013

3 Important Spider Facts It’s nearly impossible to find someone who hasn’t spotted a spider lurking in a corner. Here’s what you need to know about these eight-legged pests: Spiders typically live where there is a … Continue reading

Three Things to Know About Cockroaches No homeowner wants to have cockroaches in their home. Here’s what you need to know about these pests and remarkable survivors: Cockroaches predate humans by more than 300 million years, … Continue reading

Three Fun Facts About Bees and Wasps It’s common to see bees and wasps outside during the warm summer months, but how much do you really know about these ever-present pests? The difference between the two … Continue reading

Check Out Orkin’s Bed Bug Tips Before Heading Out for Spring Break Are you escaping the winter temperatures for a few days? If so, Orkin has some tips for helping you stay bed bug free while … Continue reading

2012

Check Out Orkin’s Bed Bug Tips Before Heading Out for Spring Break Are you escaping the winter temperatures for a few days? If so, Orkin has some tips for helping you stay bed bug free while … Continue reading

Help Protect Your Home from Hidden Threats with Orkin DryZone Moisture is a major threat to your home’s value. In fact, over time, moisture in your basement and crawlspace may lead to serious structural damage. Orkin’s … Continue reading

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