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Avoiding Common Restaurant Health Code Violations

When a restaurant gets cited for health code violations, it’s impossible to ignore the negative blow to the reputation of the establishment. Not only are health code violations bad for business though, they could have serious consequences related to foodborne...

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Don’t Ignore These 5 Telltale Signs of Termites

Termite infestations cause damage to thousands of South African homes and businesses every year. Due to their behavior and habits, they’re often difficult to detect until the damage has already been done.  There are however, some telltale signs that could alert you to...

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5 Reasons to Deep Clean Your Office Before the Holidays

November was a hectic month, but with the holiday season fast approaching, most businesses are slowly winding down. And while the hustle and bustle of the past year may have taken its toll on your staff, it’s your office building that’s probably looking a little worse...

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5 Reasons You May be a Magnet for Mosquitoes

There are two types of people: Those who rarely get bitten by mosquitoes and those who get hounded by them. It’s true that some people have it worse than others when it comes to fending off itchy mosquito bites, but what makes a person a mosquito magnet? Learn more...

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7 Weird Bug Facts That Will Give You the Heebie Jeebies

Everyone knows that bugs and creepy crawlies are disgusting. Not only do they bite, sting, buzz around and cause damage, but they also carry diseases – and they’re everywhere. There’s just something about pests that make our stomachs turn and can deter even the most...

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7 Habits That Can Attract Cockroaches & Other Pests

Cockroaches are among the most hated pests and finding them in your home or office can be enough to make you cringe. You may think you’re doing a good job of keeping these vile, disease-carrying creatures away, but you would be surprised at some of the habits that can...

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Preventing Foodborne Illnesses through Pest Control

WHO (World Health Organisation) reports that an estimated 600 million – almost 1 in 10 people in the world – fall ill after eating contaminated food and 420 000 die every year, resulting in the loss of 33 million healthy life years. What are foodborne illnesses?...

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5 Steps to Prepare Your Lawn for Spring Pests

During the winter months, lawn care is often regarded as a low priority task. But, as the weather begins to warm up for spring and the grass starts turning green again, it’s time to jump back into action to ensure a healthy, pest-free lawn for the summer months ahead....

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8 Simple Tips to Pest-Proof Your Property this Winter

Most people associate Winter with cold weather, short daylight hours, and a welcome relief from many nuisance pests. While the warmer months may bring flying pests such as mosquitoes, flies and stinging insects – Winter also has its own set of pest problems as rats,...

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