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100th BugMaster Blog and the TOP 5 (so far)

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We love to write and talk about what we do. Yesterday we noticed that this is our 100th BLOG! Thanks so much for the views and clicks – here’s to another 100. We promise to keep researching, writing and talking with you fine folks as long as you are listening. Thanks again and find us, call us, or hunt us down if you ever need us.

TOP 5 Most Viewed BugMaster Blogs (so far)

1. Will PAM Cooking Spray Keep Love Bugs Off The Front Of My Car?
BUGBEAT_lovebug_carWhile PAM might cause more harm than help – we did some research to find some helpful love bug advice.

2. Caution! Poison Spitting Insect: Two-striped Walking Sticks
BUG_DogsHere at BugMaster, we had a call recently about insects that have been hurting dogs. These dogs have been sprayed in the eyes with a defensive chemical that causes a painful burning sensation. The culprit of these crimes are two-striped walking stick (Anisomorpha buprestoides), also known by threatening names like the devil’s riding horse, prairie alligator, stick bug, witch’s horse, devil’s darning needle, scorpion, and musk mare.

3. How to Get Rid of Grain Weevils
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While the thought of grain weevils can be uncomfortable, there are measures you can take to prevent these pests from taking over your kitchen. Then you will be able to peacefully eat your morning oatmeal while you read a newspaper containing the more pressing issues of the world.

4. Moles: Tunneling Little Home Wreckers
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Who knew such a tiny critter could do so much damage? Moles can wreak havoc on your yard and property which, unfortunately, can leave you with anything from a ruined lawn to thousands of dollars in property damage. But not to worry, BugMaster has some tips for you.

5. Formosan Swarms: Don’t Let Them Get To You
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Recently, there has been an abundance of Formosan termite swarms in the area that have been disrupting  our daily lives. In a recent interview on WKRG in Mobile, Austin Key, VP of BugMaster, talked about recent  swarms. “These Formosan termites are not the ones who eat up your home, but are more for mating purposes. If you are caught in a swarm, turn on one bright light to draw them towards. To keep the swarms outside, Don’t turn your porch lights on unless you’re expecting company. Keep your drapes, your blinds closed and just limit as much light as possible.” If you’re having swarms in your area and want to be outside, try putting a larger light away from the house to draw termite swarms away.

Thanks again for reading our rants and raves on bugs, termites, critters, wildlife, DIY pest control, Mobile Alabama happenings, our amazing staff, bug rifles, and…well…what ever we think of.

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At BugMaster, we can help you keep your home protected. If you see termites or rodents , give us a call at the Mobile location, 251-666-4402 or the Daphne location, 251-626-6667.

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