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  • How Do I Keep Mosquitoes Away from My Patio?

    How Do I Keep Mosquitoes Away from My Patio?

    What Attracts Mosquitos? It turns out that mosquitos have a keen sense of smell and can detect certain odors up to 100 feet away. One of the most potent scents that attract mosquitos is carbon dioxide, the gas that we exhale during breathing. Additionally, mosquitos are drawn to body heat, so the warmer you are,…


  • What Happens If You Block The Entrance To A Yellow Jacket Nest?

    What Happens If You Block The Entrance To A Yellow Jacket Nest?

    Blocking the entrance to a yellow jacket nest is not recommended. It can cause the insects to become more aggressive and potentially lead them to find alternative exits, which might be inside your home. Yellow jackets can nest in various locations, including ground nests, wall voids, and eaves. Ground nesting species, paper wasps, bald-faced hornets,…


  • How To Prepare Your Home For A Bed Bug Treatment

    How To Prepare Your Home For A Bed Bug Treatment

    Understanding Bed Bugs Before we delve into preparation, let’s understand a bit more about bed bugs: Where Can Bed Bugs Be Found? Bed bugs are elusive and can hide in unexpected places. While they’re commonly associated with beds and bed linens, they can also be found: Preparation for Bed Bug Treatment To ensure the effectiveness…


  • How To Tell If You Found A Termite or an Ant

    How To Tell If You Found A Termite or an Ant

    At Callahan’s Termite & Pest Control, we frequently get asked about the differences between winged termites and ants. This distinction is important for identifying potential pest issues correctly and to identify termites accurately. By understanding these differences, you can better protect your home from damage caused by these pests. Winged termites are typically around 1/4…