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How to Prevent Lyme disease

Lyme disease is an infection caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi as well as Borrelia mayonii. These two bacteria species are carried by ticks and, thus, Lyme disease is most common in areas where tick species are most abundant. How common is Lyme disease in the USA? Lyme disease is a common illness in the

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How to Keep Squirrels away from your attic, bird feeder, and more

Squirrels, if you have them, are pesky critters. The problem with squirrels is they can get into about everything from your attic, potted plants, garden, and even some of the most creative bird feeders. Although we at Mantis Pest Solutions don’t cover squirrels in our rodent control package, we have asked an expert squirrel remove

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Battling Spiders In Overland Park

Spiders of Kansas City 

Of over 45,000 species of spider worldwide, roughly 500 species live in the Kansas City area. It is estimated that over 11,000 spiders live in a typical acre of forestland. If that sounds like a lot, consider that the estimate for spiders in an acre of grassland is over two million. It’s not all bad

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How to Identify Bugs in Overland Park, Kansas

Bug identification is the first step to eliminating your pest problem. However, knowing what type of critter you’re dealing with is not always straightforward, as some bugs are difficult to detect or find. Fortunately, this post has everything you need to know about how to identify bugs in your Overland Park home. Take a Picture

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Carpet Beetle Control in Kansas and Missouri

Carpet Beetles Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Concerned about carpet beetles in your home? Mantis pest solutions, your local Overland Park pest control company, will answer frequently asked questions about these invaders. What are the Tiny Black Bugs in My House? If you’ve discovered tiny black bugs crawling around your home, and they don’t bite, and their shells are hard and shiny,

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Termites

Repairing a Home from Termite Damage and Associated Costs

Discovering termite-infested wood or termite colonies in the heart of your Missouri home is quite distressing. Unlike other home repair tasks, termite damage cannot be ignored or postponed. That’s because wood-chewing pests are active 24 hours a day, seven days a week, quietly feeding on anything wooden they come across. Fortunately, it’s rare that termites

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Tick Control Overland Park

Be Aware of Tick Season in Missouri

Ticks are irritating pests that cause discomfort to human beings. Not only do they cause discomfort, but they also can make you and your pets sick. The problem is many residents of Missouri share their yards with these irritating creatures. This tick season, we got your back with a pest control service designed to prevent

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Why do ants come into the house in the summer?

Ants are social insects that live in large colonies made up of different castes of ants. The queen ant is the head of the colony and she remains inside to lay eggs. The other ant castes forage for food outside and bring it back to the nest to feed their fellow ants. Ants are particularly

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