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Insects and rodents cause a wealth of health concerns. Here are a few points to keep in  mind…

  • About one-quarter (24%) of homeowners surveyed believe the risks associated with pest infestations have increased over the past few years.
  • Filth flies can carry diseases such as E. coli, leprosy, typhoid and polio.
  • 11% of U.S. living room floors and 13% of kitchen floors exhibit elevated concentrations of cockroach allergens, levels previously found to be associated with significantly increased allergic sensitization.
  • Body lice infestations spread rapidly under crowded conditions where hygiene is poor and there is frequent contact among people.