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Termites: Secretly Destroying Your Home

Termites are common nuisances here in Central Florida and they can pose a major threat to your home.  What’s even more bothersome is that these little guys can move in and infest your home without you have any idea that they’re around. The phrase “it takes a village” applies easily to termites.  They work as…
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Country Boy, 9-1-1!

Recently, a local Lakeland family woke to find that their breakfast of leftover muffins (that were all sealed up) had been discovered and overtaken by ANTS! Apparently these ants had been working throughout the night, because a hole had been chewed through the wrapper, most of the muffins were gone, and in their place was…
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All About Insects: The Good, The Bad, and The…Strange

With Polk County kids heading back to school on the 18th, we at Country Boy want to show our support and interest in their learning.  Kids love learning strange facts, and in the world of insects there are plenty to choose from!  How many of these fun tidbits about Floridian insects do your kids (or…
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When Fire Ants Invade

It is no secret that ants are a common annoyance here in central Florida, but they can turn into a serious problem for families with young children and/or pets. Florida is home to multiple species of ant, but fire ants are one of the most common (and difficult) to deal with.  Fire ants don’t really…
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