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Protecting Your Home From Termites

When it comes to your home inspection before purchase, no one wants to discover that there are multiple issues that need to be resolved. The outlay of cash can be frustrating for performing needed repairs, and knowing that some aspect of your future home needs repair can take a bit of the shine off the homebuying process. However, it is critically important to face any evidence of things like termite damage head-on and prevent it in the future. Here are some tips for finding and evaluating termite damage, as well as for mitigating and avoiding it in the future once Read more
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SafePro Pest Control Explains How to Keep Mosquitoes Away From Your Property

No pest is more frustrating than a mosquito. From itchy bites to their ability to spread disease, this is exactly the type of insect you want to keep away from your home. Unfortunately, they frequently breed on people’s property, creating a need for backyard mosquito control especially this coming mosquito season. Identifying Breeding Grounds Mosquitoes lay their eggs in standing water. The larvae stay here, feeding on plankton until they become adults. For this reason, water is your enemy in backyard mosquito control. The source doesn’t have to be large–pet dishes, planters, fish ponds, drainage ditches, and even puddles inside old tires Read more
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Keeping Mosquitoes Away From Home

Mosquito season may not last very long, but it can feel like an eternity. Males typically last anywhere from five to seven days, whereas the female can live much longer – anywhere from two weeks to a month. Obtaining proper mosquito control methods are essential to cutting off the mosquito breeding lifecycle and keeping your home free from pests. Springtime brings rain and with it puddles around the yard that attracts mosquitoes. Mosquito control tactics should ideally begin before the season arrives so you can get a jump on egg infestations. Whether you live near a pond, lake, or even Read more
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Press Release January 2020

SafePro Pest Earns 2019 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Frisco, TX 75036 January 14,2020 – SafePro Pest is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2019. “Service pros that receive our Angie’s List Super Service Award represent the best  in our network, who are consistently making great customer service their mission,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “These pros have provided exceptional service Read more
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Pest Control Tips… Delivered with a Smile! – September 2019

Plano TX Buffalo Gnat Pest Patrol and September 2019 Update Table of Contents Pest Patrol Fruit Flies Welcomed Praise! On a Personal Note Referral Rewards Pest Patrol Fruit Flies: Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Denton County, Dallas County and surrounding areas Fruit flies are tiny flying insects. They tend to infest homes having ripe, rotting or decayed fruit and veggies in the open (on counters or in uncovered trash cans.) They are also attracted to fermented beverages like wine and beer as well as rotting debris in drains and garbage disposals. The insect may enter your home through gaps around doors or Read more
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Pest Control Tips… Delivered with a Smile! – August 2019

Plano TX Buffalo Gnat Pest Patrol and August 2019 Update Table of Contents Pest Patrol Buffalo Gnat Welcomed Praise! On a Personal Note Referral Rewards Pest Patrol Buffalo Gnat: Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Denton County, Dallas County and surrounding areas There are a few gnat species; some bite, some do not. But all of them are unwanted in and around your home. The Buffalo gnat (also called a black fly) is a biting variety, especially around the neck, ears, and ankles. Females live on the blood of humans, pets, birds and livestock: males eat the nectar of flowers. Their bite is Read more
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Pest Control Tips… Delivered with a Smile! – July 2019

Plano TX Carpenter Bees Pest Patrol and July 2019 Update Table of Contents Pest Patrol Carpenter Bees Welcomed Praise! On a Personal Note Referral Rewards Pest Patrol Carpenter Bees: Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Denton County, Dallas County and surrounding areas Carpenter bees look like bumble bees. They get the name from their nesting habits. Most dig tunnels into dead wood (like your house!) They excavate nearly perfect circular holes about a half inch across by vibrating their bodies as they rasp their mandibles. The bee tunnels in about an inch, makes a turn then burrows 4 – 6 inches along the Read more
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Pest Control Tips for Texas residents . . . June 2019

Texas Flies Pest Patrol and June 2019 Update Table of Contents Pest Patrol Flies Welcomed Praise! On a Personal Note Referral Rewards Pest Patrol Flies: Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Denton County, Dallas County and surrounding areas Flies always have two wings (but not more.) There are thousands of species; dozens in this area. Ecologically, flies serve two important purposes: (1) They are pollinators (second only to bees) and (2) They help clean up the environment by eating decaying matter (and laying their eggs in decaying matter as a food source after hatching). But that still doesn’t mean you want them around Read more
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Pest Control Tips for Texas residents . . . May 2019

Texas Springtails Pest Patrol and May 2019 Update Table of Contents Pest Patrol Springtails Welcomed Praise! On a Personal Note Referral Rewards Pest Patrol Springtails: Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Denton County, Dallas County and surrounding areas Springtails are tiny, usually 1/32nd to 1/16th inch long (shorter than the year stamp on a penny.) Depending on the species, the color can be black, grey, white, yellow or red. They get their name because they spring-jump 3 – 4 inches with a tail-like appendage folded under their body. And while they are harmless to humans and animals, they can be a nuisance. Springtails Read more
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Pest Control Tips for Texas residents . . . April 2019

Texas Fleas Pest Patrol and April 2019 Update Table of Contents Pest Patrol Fleas Welcomed Praise! On a Personal Note Referral Rewards How to Pick the Best Rodent Control Services Pest Patrol Fleas: Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Denton County, Dallas County and surrounding areas Fleas are parasites who feed by sucking blood from their host – your cat, dog, bird, bunny or YOU. They have adapted well to this purpose – flattened bodies to move through fur, feathers or clothing, strong claws to hold onto their host, a tough outer body that withstands attempts to eliminate them by scratching or squashing, Read more