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9 Things You Don't Want To Know About Cockroaches In Hawaii, But Need To.

January

27

2015

In Hawaii there are three pest cockroaches. They are: the American cockroach, the German cockroach, and the surinam or "burrowing" cockroach. With the temperate weather in Hawaii, these three roaches can stay active year round. You've probably seen one in your home or at a local plate lunch place. But before you shrug them off as harmless, you might want to check out these 9 facts about cockroaches.

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Rat Or Mouse

January

20

2015

Have you heard the bumping and scraping in the walls? Have you found the Fruit Loops spilling out the side of the box? Is there a nasty hole chewed through the wall of your pantry? If so, you might be wondering what you have crawling around your home. In Hawaii there are four possibilities: Norway rats, roof rats, Polynesian rats, or the lovable--and significantly filthy--house mouse.

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Bird Control In Honolulu

January

13

2015

When we say bird control we're not talking about the beautiful red-crested cardinal. We're talking about pigeons, sparrows, and other pest birds. According to the CDC these birds are vectors for salmonella, ornithosis, pseudotuberculosis, and histoplasmosis. The foraging habits of birds like the pigeon--also known as the flying rat--make them carriers of bacteria, and bacteria can cause stomach illness, vomiting, headaches, diarrhea, and other flu-like symptoms. Pest birds also cause sanitation issues, tarnish your companies appearance and reputation, and damage your facility and machinery. And if all that isn't enough to want these birds gone, they carry parasites like mites, in their feathers.

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Tags: Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions  |  bird control  |  pest control honolulu

Termites. You're Going To Want To Hear This.

January

06

2015

If you live in Hawaii, then you're going to want to hear this. The tropical temperatures that make Hawaii a paradise for worldwide vacationers, also make it attractive to termites. Termites in Hawaii eat wood 365 days a year. That can be bad for your property. If you think teenagers eat you out of house and home, they have nothing on termites!

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