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Why Do Wasps Chase You?

You’re enjoying a backyard barbecue with your family until a brightly-banded black and yellow pest appears and starts to follow you wherever you go. What do you do? Do you swat at the wasp? Run for your life? Unfortunately, having wasps chase you can be scary and cause you to only make things worse. Understanding
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What Would a World Without Pest Control Look Like?

Some people dream of a world without pest control, where bugs and pests are allowed to proliferate freely without human intervention. Other people just want the mosquitos and disease-carrying mice to stay away from their homes. While some people think that a world without pest control would be more environmentally-friendly, the past can show us
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Your Chimney’s Fall Invaders

Over the course of the fall, the average homeowner can expect to see a wide variety of pests around their home, hoping to sneak in through the chimney and enjoy the warmth and comfort inside. While some pests are more obnoxious than others, it’s never good to have anyone living in your home that isn’t
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Summer Picnics in Maryland Mean One Thing: Yellowjackets

Yellowjackets are aggressive pests located throughout Maryland. Whether you’re having a cookout on your deck or eating an ice cream cone on the boardwalk, yellowjackets can ruin a fun moment (and sting you) in seconds. Every year, yellowjackets bother Maryland homeowners and lead to thousands of painful stings and emergency room visits. Yellowjacket 101 Yellowjackets
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Ridding Towson of rats

Towson, MD is no stranger to rats. The county action against rat infestations in Towson and nearby Baltimore has been going on since World War II. In fact, the Baltimore area is one of the most important locations for rat research in the country.   Although rats have been making their home on the East Coast since the 18th century, 1942 marks the start of Baltimore’s official history
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Brody Brothers Pest Detectives

Sherlock Holmes has nothing on the Brody Brothers. At least when it comes to solving your pest mysteries. We get a lot of calls from homeowners who suspect that they have a pest problem, but don’t know what they’re dealing with and don’t know where to start. We relish the challenge to figure out what
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Wasp Stings on the Rise in Owings Mills, MD

Owings Mills — Are Umbrella Wasps Raining on your Parade? Owings Mills is known for many things: A long history dating back to the early 1700s Being a landmark for nationally acclaimed corporate headquarters The home of Public Television’s Wall Street Week with Louis Rukeyser With all this going for it, it’s no wonder that
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What’s the Most Dangerous Pest in the World?

Once Bitten, Twice Shy If you were asked what creature is the most dangerous to humans, what would make your list? A great white shark? An angry elephant? Or a mother lion defending her cubs? Think again.   The tiny mosquito has killed more people than all the wars in history combined. And even today,
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