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Jeepers Creepers, Where’d You Get Those Peepers???

Just had to share this amazing photo of a Robber Fly taken by Nature photographer Thomas Shahan. The Robber Fly has three simple eyes on his forehead and two large compound eyes. The robber fly stabs its victims (other insects) and injects them with a neurotoxin that […]

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Can Insects and Animals Predict Earthquakes?

Humans can’t tell when an earthquake is about to strike, but some believe insects and animals can. Over the years there have been hundreds of stories of cats, dogs, cockroaches, and rats becoming disoriented and disturbed just before an earthquakes. In 1975, in northeastern China, people reported […]

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Wet Winter and Spring = Termite Swarms

Wet Winter and Spring = Termite Swarms   We have experienced a very wet winter and early spring.  Pests flourish under these weather conditions.   One we expect to see a lot of is the Western subterranean termite. This west coast native is known to be able […]

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What Pests to Take on….. Part 3

This week we are going to talk about honey bees.  When we think about bees, many of us think of them as pests that sting or bite and we want to eliminate them from our home environment.  But the wonderful honey bee is not interested in stinging […]

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Continued…… What Pests to take on and What Pests Not To!

Continued…… What Pests to take on and What Pests Not To! The pest we will take on this week is the bee. Now right off the top let’s acknowledge that there are several common varieties seen around the home and are each unique in behavior. In this […]

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What Pests to Take on and What Pests Not To!

Recently the owner/manager of Hydrex Pest Control responded to an article written by a layperson (not in the pest control industry) regarding bedbug eradication. This individual gave advice on how the average home owner could get rid of bed bugs on their own. The article was inaccurate […]

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Spring is Just Around the Corner!

Spring is Just Around the Corner! It’s that time of year when we start daydreaming about what type of flowers we are going to plant in the spring.  Nature provides our plants with sunlight and rain but also sends armies of insects and critters to eat tender […]

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NPMA Southwestern Conference in Albuquerque

NPMA Southwestern Conference in Albuquerque   Hydrex Pest Control attended this NPMA event.  There were many informative speakers discussing topics such as green pest management, bird work and wildlife management. However, the two hottest topics on the conference floor were bed bugs and localized treatment options for drywood […]

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Hydrex Pest Control of the North Bay staff would like to thank all of our wonderful customers for their patronage over the last 36 years. We do not take you for granted, and are thankful that we have not only survived the economic downturn but are thriving […]

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Uninvited House Guests?

Uninvited House Guests? It’s the time of year when we start hearing strange noises coming from underneath the house or strong odors coming through vents or from our unsuspecting pets. SKUNKS are setting up house under yours, robbing you of precious sleep and adding to your worries. […]

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Hydrex Pest Control of the North Bay Inc.
4685 Scotts Valley Rd.
Lakeport, CA 95453
(800) 760-3028

Hydrex Pest Control of the North Bay Inc.
1120 Industrial Ave
#18 Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 795-6345

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