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  • West Nile Virus Found In Delaware

    Sunday August 17, 2014

    Delaware health officials have reported that a crow found in New Castle County tested positive for West Nile virus, prompting concerns about whether the state’s thriving mosquito population could transmit the virus to humans.

    Mosquitoes

  • Flea Season Is Here!

    Monday June 30, 2014

    If you have pets, you probably already know — flea season is here. Few pests are more annoying or more difficult to eliminate, although insecticides designed for flea treatments are getting better all the time.

    Fleas are tiny ins

  • Stink Bugs Emerge On Warm Spring Days

    Tuesday April 15, 2014

    Spring is here — at least for the moment — and the recent warm weather has brought an unusual pest out of hiding in many neighborhoods. The brown marmorated stink bug originated in Asia, but appeared in Pennsylvania in the 1990s. N

  • Field And House Crickets

    Wednesday August 14, 2013

    Autumn hasn’t arrived yet, but you could be forgiven for thinking it did this week, as temperatures dropped into the 60's and Thanksgiving suddenly seemed a lot closer. The cool weather might not be here to stay — yet — but sum

  • Millipede Madness!

    Sunday June 09, 2013

    If you live in or around our service area, there’s a good chance that you’ve already noticed millipedes around your home in the past week or so, and maybe even found one inside, probably dead.

    The name “millipede” is a bit of an exa

  • What Is A Termite Swarm?

    Tuesday April 16, 2013

    Since our last post was about ants, which are officially invading every house they can find a way into, this is a perfect time to focus on a somewhat similar-looking home invader: Swarmi

  • Carpenter Ants FAQ

    Thursday June 16, 2011

    What do carpenter ants look like? What distinguishes them from other ants?

    Carpenter ants are large, ranging in size from 3/8 to 1/2 inch in length, and are usually dull black with fine yellow hairs on the abdomen. From a

  • Completing PPP Treatments On Rainy Days

    Monday October 04, 2010

    Brasure’s Pest Control, Inc., completes Premium Protection Plan treatments between April and November each year, and while summers on Delmarva are often hot and dry (a good thing for pesticide applicators, if not for farmers), it is inevitable

  • Ticks and Lyme Disease

    Monday June 14, 2010

    An article in Saturday’s News Journal, one of the most-read newspapers in our service area, reported that Delaware has the second-highest incidence of Lyme disease in the nation. The causes behind this statistic are many, and not full




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