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Mid-Winter in Kansas City

Here it is, mid-January in Kansas City, and seasonal pest problems should be at a minimum. But my advice is, don’t become too complacent. In most years, we experience a “mid-winter thaw” which always seems to create some surprises.

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Autumn in Kansas City

Here we are in mid-Autumn and many pest problems are behind us for a few months. But not all of them! Some that we haven’t really thought about for a while are back and, yes, there are others that we may not realize until perhaps mid-January.

Remember mice last Autumn? Well, they’re back! We often think that they invade our homes to seek shelter and warmth. This is not really the reason for seeing them in our garages and, even worse – right in the house with us. They have those neat little fur coats and warmth is not really a great concern. The real reason is that they have run out of food out of doors. They are now inside, seeking food, not shelter.

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After several starts and stops...

After several starts and stops, I believe Spring has truly arrived in Kansas City. This means that we should not need all that heavy Winter clothing for a few months. But before you do that, be certain that it is all clean. Why? Because there may be a number of hungry carpet beetles and clothes moths lurking in those dark closets. This would be an excellent time to ask Augustine Services to inspect and treat those closets before you put things away. While such insects will quickly attack those expensive furs and woolens, they will never turn down some nibbles on cottons and synthetics that contain traces of perspiration and body oils.

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Spring Is Here!

Spring is here in Kansas City, sort of!  While it seems to come and go, one thing is for certain – pests are here and with them the need for proper Pest Control and Termite Control.   With Spring, Augustine Services, Incorporated wishes to reach out, answer your questions and provide an on-going dialog through this blog.  We will discuss protecting your home, health and possessions from the annoyance, loss and occasional pain that can be caused by insects, rodents and other pests.

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