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Archive for April, 2012

3: How to Get Rid of Earwigs in Naples

Posted by Keith Ruebeling On April 25th

Earwig

This is the third installment of 15 Household Bugs in SW Florida That May Freak You Out, which can be downloaded from our free eBook library.

The earwig is one of the creepiest looking bugs on our list, but don’t let its name scare you too much.

The name “earwig” is thought to be over 1,000 years old and originated from the belief that the bug crawled into human ears according to the Oxford English Dictionary. And it’s not just English-language speakers who were afraid of this bug!

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2: Need to Get Rid of Palmetto Bugs in Fort Myers?

Posted by Keith Ruebeling On April 11th

Florida Woods Cockroach aka Palmetto Bug

This is the second installment of 15 Household Bugs in SW Florida That May Freak You Out, which can be downloaded from our free eBook library.

In Fort Myers, you will hear a lot of people talk about Palmetto bugs. After you’ve lived in the area long enough, you realize that the term has just come to mean “really huge cockroach.”

There is actually a “true” Palmetto bug (it’s known as the Florida Woods Cockroach), however, you aren’t as likely to see that one in your home. If it moves slowly and stinks when you squash it, then it might have been a Palmetto bug. Otherwise, we’re sorry to tell you, it’s probably a cockroach!

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