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Cockroaches: Bug, Breakfast, or Breakthrough?

January 4th, 2021 by Rove Pest Control in roaches

Cockroaches are synonymous with dirt and filth, often making people’s skin crawl and the hair on their arms stand up. While most of us would like to stay as far away from them as possible, some folks in China have a different opinion about these creepy crawlers. A few brave and creative individuals are beginning to use […]

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Can Spiders Walk on Water?

December 10th, 2020 by Rove Pest Control in Spiders

In an exchange with my sister (today is her birthday), I pointed out how her niece looks up to her & naturally said, “She thinks you walk on water.” Most people’s minds would go to a sea and a fishing boat, but being the associate certified entomologist nerd that I am, I went immediately to […]

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Are Some Bugs Indestructible?

November 13th, 2020 by Rove Pest Control in Pest Control Services

If you thought spiders were spooky, well they are. Honestly, they are just as creepy in October around Halloween as they are any other month of the year. Now imagine a creepy-crawly that can’t be squished with a shoe or even a CAR for that matter. Can that be true? Are some bugs indestructible? Captain […]

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How Much Do Mice Need To Eat?

October 15th, 2020 by Rove Pest Control in Rodent

Watching Cinderella with my daughter, I caught the scene where Gus is gathering more cheese than the other mice. He gets himself into trouble stacking that last piece of cheese. It got me wondering, how much do mice need to eat? Masters of Survival Without questions, mice are survivalists. They require very little nourishment to […]

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Why Do I Have an Increase in Spider Problems?

September 2nd, 2020 by Rove Pest Control in Spiders

As summer progresses and eventually leads into fall, many people start to see an increase in spider activity and webs. While there isn’t just one simple and easy answer, the answer isn’t too complex. In this post, we will answer the question: Why do I have an increase in spider problems? Natural Predator Progression Spiders […]

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Bed Bug Lookalikes and Why they Matter

August 27th, 2020 by Rove Pest Control in Bed Bugs

In planning a course for a high school cross country team, I became keenly aware of how much the human mind gravitates toward shortcuts. This happens even when shortcuts turn out to make the process longer. We see this all too often in the pest control world and it happens quite frequently with Bed Bugs. […]

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