Termite Inspections and Real Estate Values

In New Jersey, it is state law to have a wood-destroying insect (WDI) report before you sell your home.  But you don’t have to wait until you sell your home before you get one of these inspections.  Here’s why it could be a good idea, and how it may help you save big bucks in the long run.

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5 Steps to Keep Rodents Out of Your Home This Winter

Just as you or I would seek the shelter of a warm house as temperatures start to dip, pests of all kinds do too.  In particular, rodents begin their annual trek indoors when the mercury drops.  Below are some helpful suggestions on keeping the mice out of your house.

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Why are Bees and Wasps Worse in the Fall?

Why are Bees and Wasps Worse in the Fall?

There is something peaceful and soothing about watching a busy bee gather nectar in the heat of summer. Buzzing amongst the beautiful posies, bees and wasps complete a Kodachrome picture of the season.  But as time creeps through fall and ever-nearer to the cold winds of winter, bees and wasps become a much more ominous part of that lovely picture of nature.  Why are bees and wasps worse during the fall season?  What makes them aggressive and dangerous especially at this time of year?  We will break down some of the reasons and help you to have a fall as lovely as your summer, without the threat of bees and wasps.

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Does Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Pest Control or Pest Damage?

Does Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Pest Control or Pest Damage?

This is a question we get a lot, and unfortunately there is no simple answer.  But there are some helpful guidelines to keep in mind.  There are essentially two kinds of damage they would look at in regard to pests: preventable and unexpected.  Because damage from some long-term pest infestations  is considered “preventable”, insurance companies generally have the wiggle room to bow out of getting involved with your mouse or termite problems. However, when an accident happens, such as a sudden ceiling collapse, they might help.  In this case, they may pay for the ceiling repair while holding you liable for the structural damage.  Read your policy carefully and speak with your insurer if you have questions about coverage.

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Ace Walco: Your Local Pest Control Option

Did you know Ace Walco has been a local, family-run business since 1936?  Back then it wasn’t even cool!  From humble origins in one of Linden’s roughest neighborhoods, we’ve grown to become the largest family-run pest control business in the state!  We’d be proud for our family to serve yours should you ever have a pest control need.

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