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8 Common Mouse Species in the U.S.

Mice are rodents known for their small appearance, their ability to frighten people, and spreading harmful diseases. Depending on where you are in North America, you may encounter a different mouse species that you might not be familiar with. Many mice species have altered appearances and abilities based on the environment they live in so
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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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Watch Out for Poisonous Snakes This Summer

In Maryland, poisonous snakes are rarely near or inside of residences. However, these pests can be spotted on hiking trails and in parks around the state. While your initial reaction might be to panic if you come across one on your property, you should call pest control immediately and leave the snake alone. Some of
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Anne Arundel County’s Solution to the Rabies Virus

Over the course of seven months last year in Maryland, over 112 animals were diagnosed with rabies, including raccoons, bats, foxes, and groundhogs. Anne Arundel County has launched a new project aimed at tackling the high number of rabies cases in the county using the Raccoon Oral Rabies Vaccination (ORV). The baits are designed to
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House Sparrows Might Be Nesting on Your Property this Winter

House sparrows are small, pretty birds that take up residence in and around commercial buildings and homes throughout North America. Despite their innocent appearance, they are anything but good for human health. About the House Sparrow The house sparrow was introduced to Central Park in New York City in 1850 by way of England. While
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How to Keep Raccoons Out of Your Trash Cans

Now that the harshest parts of winter are approaching, food is becoming harder to find for raccoons. At Brody Brothers Quality Pest Control, we get calls every week about pesky raccoons getting into trash cans. Here’s what you need to know to keep raccoons out of your trash cans for good. Use Your Trash Can
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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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The Newest Threat to Maryland Forests

  One of the largest threats to the lush and diverse Maryland forests isn’t deforestation or wildlife population changes—it’s the emerald ash borer. The emerald ash borer has destroyed countless ash trees throughout the United States. They are a serious and urgent threat to forests and cause an estimated billions of dollars’ worth of damage
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Rat Snakes Caused Major Problems for This Annapolis Family

An infamous Annapolis civil court case is finally over thanks to a settlement. The entire lawsuit arose out of a problem with rat snakes at the home and whether or not the real estate agent had prior knowledge. The $2 million lawsuit, filed in May 2015, centered on an infestation of rat snakes inside of
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