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Protect your Home from Odorous House Ants

Take Back (Ant) Control Ant colonies are cute when they are in your child’s ant farm, but not so cute when they are running around your kitchen.When you see ants, you may head to your local retail store and pick up a bunch of “ant traps.” Before you get in your car, consider this – […]

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Could You Have Snow Fleas?

  Have you ever seen a random patch of dirty snow? If you have, that snow patch may not be dirty snow at all! As the snow melts away and our days become a little warmer, and a small insect-like hexapod known as a Springtail can become extremely active. Springtails also called Snow Fleas due […]

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Termites or Ants?

“Do I have termites or ants?”, “Do they look like ants with wings?”, “Could they be white ants?” These are the common questions most customers ask when they see something that they believe could be a termite. They do look very similar. So how do you tell? In the pictures above, two are of termites […]

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Damaging Pests: Carpenter Ants

Carpenter Ants are the most common and most damaging of all ants in our part of the country. Carpenter Ants tunnel through soft, damp or rotting wood and can do as much damage to a building as termites. Unlike termites, Carpenter Ants do not eat the wood. They “excavate” the wood and remove the debris […]

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3 Reasons to Take a Mouse Problem Seriously

The sight of a mouse scurrying across the floor can be unnerving and the sight of mouse droppings on your countertop can be outright disgusting. What’s more alarming is how mice, rats, and other rodents can leave your home susceptible to major issues. Here’s a few reasons why every mouse problem—no matter how small—should be […]

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How to Install Your Termite Monitor

Video Transcription My name is Josh Moser and I’m here with Pest Control by Green Giant to explain how to install our “Pest Control by Green Giant” termite monitor that we’ve included with your today’s visit, which is a plastic baggy that’s on your front door. When selecting a location to place your termite monitor, […]

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Beware – Grub Alert!

Throughout the Southeastern PA area, now’s the time of year that grubs become very active. What’s worse–without knowing how to detect a grub problem, you may not be aware until after the damage is done. Grubs are the immature life stage of beetles. There are several types of beetles that are typical indicators of possible […]

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Protect Your Family Pets from Fleas and Ticks

The spring season is a time when all members of the family, including pets, wander outdoors to enjoy the sunshine and blossoming flowers. Unfortunately, it’s also prime pest season, which means pets are at risk of encountering hungry fleas and ticks that are in search of active hosts. As such, Green Giant, a pest management […]

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Spring Pest-Proofing is Key to Preventing an Infestation

Fleetwood, PA (March 20, 2014) – Spring is finally here, which means many homeowners will partake in spring cleaning projects over the next few weeks. During this time, Green Giant encourages homeowners to also consider pest-proofing in and around the home. “Spring is the season when people begin to notice an increase in pests populations […]

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Winter Weather Increases Risk for Allergies & Asthma Attacks

Cockroaches seek shelter from the cold, which could mean trouble for allergy sufferers. Fleetwood, PA (January 21, 2014) – Most people think of pollen, dust and animal dander as common asthma and allergy triggers. However, Pest Control by Green Giant, a pest management company servicing Berks, Chester, and Lehigh counties, warns that cockroaches can also […]

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