RichPro Pest Management Knowledge

How mice invade virginia homes in the fall

People seem to fall into two camps when it comes to the change in seasons between summer and autumn. They either dread the end of summer, and all it’s laidback goodness with the heat and intensity of the summer sun, or they eagerly anticipate fall and all its fresh cool air, by the end of July. Whichever camp you find yourself in, there’s no denying that summer is over and fall has arrived.
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The difference between nuisance ants and carpenter ants

There are more than 12,000 species of ants identified in the world. In the United States, there are over 1,000 species. So, it can be difficult to figure out what ants you're dealing with in and around your home. Every homeowner should know what carpenter ants look like. Of all the ants that invade homes in the Greater Richmond and Central Virginia area, carpenter ants are the worst because they have the ability to cause extensive wood damage. This is the most important difference between nuisance ant species and carpenter ant species.
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Signs you may be facing a termite infestation

Termites are an extremely damaging pest. Often the damage associated with termites isn’t discovered inside a home until repairs, sometimes expensive repairs are needed. Did you know that termites are responsible for causing billions of dollars’ worth of damages to properties across the country each year? That is A LOT of wood being consumed by these tiny insects. 
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Mosquito season in richmond

During the summer, the presence of mosquitoes increases around homes and businesses increases and so does the threat of the mosquito-borne diseases they carry! Residents of the Greater Richmond area should take precautions against mosquitoes to keep their populations down and decrease the likelihood of being bitten and contracting mosquito-borne diseases.
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