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Monterey Bay Area’s Helpful Tick Bite Field Guide

Although small, ticks are dangerous and shouldn’t be taken lightly. They carry and transmit many diseases that can make people sick. These diseases include Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Lyme disease, relapsing fever, tularemia, human babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, tick paralysis, and Colorado tick fever. Ticks are arachnids, which explains their eight legs and rigged outer body. Two common species in the

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Five Simple Ant Prevention Tips For San Francisco Bay Area Properties

As one of the smallest home-invading pests in the United States, ants are regularly the cause of concern for millions of homeowners across the nation, so much so that most are desperate for infestation solutions and prevention. With so much misinformation on the internet these days, it’s tough to find sources with reliable tips that will help keep your San Francisco

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All The Ways Bed Bugs Get Into San Francisco Bay Area Homes

How guarded is your home? Do your doors and windows have spacing around them? Is your foundation filled with cracks, gaps, and openings? Do you have window/door screens that are a little worse for wear and need to be replaced? Some homes have none of these problems and are like fortresses in terms of pest prevention. Unfortunately, no matter how

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How to Get Rid of Spiders: A Complete Guide [2022]

No matter what kind of spider you’re dealing with, you probably don’t want to share space with them. They multiply quickly and can rapidly take over your home, garden, or patio. Don’t worry, though, there’s good news: You don’t have to live with spiders forever. Here at Smith’s Pest Management, we help people get rid of spiders on their San

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