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Healthy Home Termite & Pest control seeks to bring Atlanta homeowners the latest in pest control and termite news. From keeping your family safe with eco-friendly pest control to taking precautionary measures to prevent pests in your home, we cover it all on our blog.

We know how bothersome pests and critters can be and how important it is to take the necessary steps to prevent infestations before they happen. As experts in the industry, we’ll not only assist you with all of your pest control services, but we’ll also empower you with the tools to prevent future invasions.

Check out our blog for more information and for the latest pest control & termite news and contact us if you have any questions.

A Guide to Different Types of Termite Species

There ae about 45 different kinds of species of termites found in the U.S., each of which falls into one of the three main termite types: subterranean, drywood, and dampwood. Each species has a unique behavior and makeup which determines which part of the country they live in, where they build their nests and their […]

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Preventing Mosquitos
Top 5 Tips for Preventing Mosquitos this Season

If you live in Johns Creek, Acworth, and Marietta, you’ve likely realized that the mosquito season can be brutal. Not only will mosquitos disrupt your backyard BBQ or pool party, but they can carry harmful diseases like West Nile and Zika, which can be detrimental to your family’s health. For these reasons, it’s important to […]

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Mosquito Season
Most Active Mosquito Seasons in Georgia

You may not realize it, but there are over 3,500 species of mosquitoes, each with its own set of behaviors. There are 175 species found right here in the United States, which can pose a health hazard to people and animals. Some of the most serious mosquito-borne diseases include West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine […]

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Tips for Preventing Mosquitoes Early in the Season in Atlanta, GA

We’ve all experienced it. One day we notice the weather is beginning to warm up and the next day we’re swatting away mosquitoes out in the yard. Mosquito bites are an irritation we would all rather avoid, but as these pesky insects can also spread diseases such as West Nile virus and Zika, it is […]

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Learn About Longhorned Ticks in Georgia – and How to Get Rid of Them!

Asian longhorned ticks are a relatively new species of tick in the United States. In the article “Asian longhorned ticks-A new tick in the United States,” the CDC states that this type of tick was first spotted in the United States in 2017. The CDC further reports that, as of March 11, 2019, longhorned ticks […]

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Termites On Damaged Wood
What You Need to Know About Spring Termite Swarms in Atlanta, GA

Each year as spring rolls into the metro Atlanta area, we ready ourselves for the increased number of insects we will encounter as we spend more time outdoors. Termites may not cross your mind as one of the peskier springtime bugs but as the temperatures warm up to over 70 degrees the likelihood of termite […]

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Prepare Your Georgia Home for a Pest-Free Spring Season

Spring is just around the corner and with that comes renewal, a new beginning, sun, and fresh air! While many of us are excited for the spring weather, some are dreading the annoying pests that creep out when the nicer weather hits. Fortunately, there are some things you can do before spring hits to enjoy […]

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Top 10 Termite Facts You Need to Know to Protect Your Georgia Home

Termites are sneaky creatures that may secretly be hiding and thriving in your basement, attic, or walls of your home. There may not be any signs of damage, which can make termite issues hard to diagnose. All termites need food, moisture, shelter, and an optimal temperature to survive. If you’re wondering how to protect your […]

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Female Homeowner Watching As Pest Control Technician Applies Pesticide Along the Kitchen Floor
What Does Winter Weather Mean for Pests in Acworth, GA?

You may not realize it, but different climates and temperatures can affect pests differently. While some pests hibernate in the winter and are active in the summer, others are active all year. Some insects even spend long winter months seeking shelter and food in your home! If you’re wondering how winter weather and the cooler […]

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