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Cockroaches in Your Home: Keeping Your “Cool” When It’s Cold

Weather is starting to cool down here in Central Florida, and Polk County residents may be noticing some unwelcome visitors in their home.  Cockroaches don’t particularly enjoy the cooler temperatures, and they come into homes seeking food, shelter, and warmth. While these hearty insects can survive in the changing weather, they prefer to be comfortable,…
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Healthy Lawns: Beyond Being Pretty

[caption id="attachment_2127" align="alignnone" width="336"] Keep the grass green on BOTH sides of the fence![/caption] It’s no secret that a healthy, green lawn is a huge asset here in Central Florida.  It greatly affects how people view your home, and can even affect the value of your property. However, a healthy lawn does SO much more…
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“Bugging Out” This Halloween

[caption id="attachment_2117" align="alignnone" width="142"] Keep reading to find out more about these tasty (and creepy) cupcakes![/caption] This year, Country Boy Pest Control is turning Halloween into the creepiest, crawliest holiday Central Florida has ever seen.  Want to join in?  Here are some fun ideas to “bug out” your costumes, decorations, and treats. Your party will…
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When Fire Ants Attack

We have talked quite a bit about fire ants here on the Country Boy website, and it’s no secret that they are a major nuisance here in Polk County, and throughout central Florida. One thing we haven’t covered extensively are fire ant bites.  We want to make sure you know not only how to prevent…
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