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Dublin Rodent Control and Some Facts about Plague

Dublin Rodent Control and Some Facts about Plague
By Kevin O'Connor on May 31, 2019 at 08:44 PM in Dublin Pest Control, Dublin Rodent Control

We enjoyed a recent article in the LA Times (see below) that briefly gives a history of plague outbreaks in California in the last century and details the eradication measures taken that effectively stopped the deadly disease in its path.

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It's Mosquito Awareness Week in Dublin!

It's Mosquito Awareness Week in Dublin!
By Kevin O'Connor on Apr 26, 2019 at 07:05 PM in Dublin Mosquito Control , Dublin Pest Control

Dublin residents play an important role in protecting the public health of their community and should take simple steps to reduce the risk of mosquito-transmitted diseases in their neighborhood.

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Bee Swarms: A Beginner's Guide

Bee Swarms: A Beginner's Guide
By Kevin O'Connor on Mar 15, 2019 at 08:43 PM in Dublin Pest Control

Dublin residents should know that swarming honeybees have gorged on their honey stores before departing their nest and are so full of honey that it is difficult for them to sting, even if they wanted to!

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DIY Pesticide Solutions for Dublin: Effective? Or Dangerous?

DIY Pesticide Solutions for Dublin: Effective? Or Dangerous?
By Kevin O'Connor on Feb 19, 2019 at 10:18 PM in Dublin Pest Control, Dublin Ant Control , Dublin Mosquito Control , Dublin Rodent Control, Dublin Termite Control

The DIY pesticide alternatives found at your local Dublin home and garden store don't always work as advertised and improperly applied can pose serious health risks for humans and pets. 

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Dublin Garden Lizards: Pests or Pest Control Experts?

Dublin Garden Lizards: Pests or Pest Control Experts?
By Kevin O'Connor on Jan 16, 2019 at 12:35 AM in Dublin Pest Control, Dublin Ant Control , Dublin Mosquito Control , Dublin Termite Control

Here at O'Connor Pest Control in Dublin we consider lizards to be pest control experts in the best sense: they feed upon many of the insect pests that sting or bite humans and they do so completely naturally.

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Rodent Inspection Skills for Dublin Residents

Rodent Inspection Skills for Dublin Residents
By Kevin O'Connor on Dec 10, 2018 at 09:12 PM in Dublin Pest Control, Dublin Rodent Control

At O'Connor Pest in Dublin, we know just how adaptable and smart rodents are -- and we know that we have to keep alert and vigilant as we observe and monitor rodent presence and behavioral patterns. Each of our Dublin clients presents a unique pest situation and we pride ourselves on effectively predicting and preventing rodent damage before it occurs.

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Autumn Is a Time for Cleaning up Dublin Gardens... or Is It?

Autumn Is a Time for Cleaning up Dublin Gardens... or Is It?
By Kevin O'Connor on Oct 23, 2018 at 10:00 PM in Dublin Pest Control

Removing the brown seed pods, dried grasses, fallen twigs, coastal live oak leaf litter and other signs of abundant summer growth feels intuitively right. After all, this is how we clean our homes. But does this practice really "clean up" garden pest problems?

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Shifting Patterns in Vector Borne Diseases

Shifting Patterns in Vector Borne Diseases
By Kevin O'Connor on Oct 11, 2018 at 08:56 PM in Dublin Pest Control

Vector-borne diseases, while historically most prevalent in tropical climes, where they disproportionately affect poor and undernourished populations, are cropping up increasingly on the radar of temperate region disease specialists and medical practitioners.

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As Summer Wanes, Some Friendly Reminders for Dublin

As Summer Wanes, Some Friendly Reminders for Dublin
By Kevin O'Connor on Sep 11, 2018 at 08:35 PM in Dublin Pest Control, Dublin Ant Control , Dublin Mosquito Control , Dublin Rodent Control

Pest control companies are staying busy across the Central Coast, including Dublin. As summer turns into fall, O'Connor Pest Control has been fielding numerous calls per day for help fighting pest infestations.

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Warmer Weather Means More Mosquitoes in Dublin!

Warmer Weather Means More Mosquitoes in Dublin!
By Kevin O'Connor on Aug 08, 2018 at 07:55 PM in Dublin Pest Control, Dublin Mosquito Control

Some agricultural scientists say that climate change could result in changes in the population dynamics of insect pests in Dublin. It may alter insect population numbers as well as insect feeding activity. If those insects feed on humans, the impact will be felt quickly and painfully!

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