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Clean Your Gutters and Downspouts

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With all the rainy weather we’ve been having, it’s important to clean your gutters and downspouts to be free from debris. Clogged gutters can wreak havoc on your home. Whether it’s leaves, pine needles or even birds nesting in your gutters, you want the water to flow freely to the downspouts and away from your house.

Gutter Cleaning in June?

While we don’t typically think to clean gutters and downspouts in the summer, the rain this year has been a bit more frequent than average. So when the weather permits, get out there to inspect and clean your gutters. Make sure that any chronic issues are addressed before the leaves begin to fall later in the year. Be on the lookout for signs of gutter trouble this summer!

Minimize Summer Pest Problems

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Memorial Day Weekend is nearly here and will kick off the start of Summer. But before you start your summer activities, now is a good time to take some simple precautions to minimize the summer pest problems that are sure to arrive!

Simple Steps to Minimize Bugs & Pests

How Can I Prevent Mosquitoes In My Backyard This Spring?

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How can I prevent mosquitoes in my backyard? Ask SWATIt is safe to say that one of the greatest threats to most backyard activities here in Marietta is the pesky mosquito. Many of our family barbecues, campfires, or yard games have been much less enjoyable due to these annoying little bugs that seem to show up just as things are getting good. No one wants to be outside slapping your legs and arms the whole time. That’s why SWAT Services wants to share a few ideas to prevent mosquitoes, so that you and your family can enjoy the backyard with out the headache.

Signs of Termite Activity

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Do You Know What to Look For?

Do you recognize the signs of termite activity?Just the name “Termites” can strike fear into any metro Atlanta homeowner, and for good reason. Termites are some of the worst pests that can inflict the most damage on any home. Termites are known for sneaking into homes through cracks in the foundation and wreaking real havoc to the interior wooden structure, sometimes literally right under a homeowner’s nose. And the worst part is, termites are know for staying silent and sneaky. This makes it difficult to spot the damage they inflict until it is too late.

Springtime Pest Control

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Tips For Keeping Pests Away This Spring

In Georgia, there’s a lot to look forward to as spring approaches. Flowers blooming, birds singing, and all of our favorite spring sports are back in season. Unfortunately, it also means that many pests will be springing up everywhere you look. Because many insects are dormant during the winter months, spring is when many Georgia homeowners realize that they may have to consider springtime pest control.

Don’t Risk Frozen Pipes

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Fortunately, our winter cold spell last week wasn’t too severe. But now that the warmer weather has returned, this is no time to risk frozen pipes. Use the warm weather to inspect your water lines, insulate them if necessary, and take note of a few tips before the next cold snap arrives. Broken water lines can cause thousands of dollars worth of damage to your household – don’t risk it.

Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

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Have a happy holiday season.Merry Christmas and Happy New Year !

As we approach Christmas and the New Year, SWAT Services wants to wish you and your family a happy holiday season! Our business would not be possible without your loyalty and support. We hope you’re able to enjoy the holiday season safely, comfortably and pest-free with your family and friends!

Let Santa In – Keep Pests Out

Raccoon Problems ?

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Call the raccoon removal specialists at SWAT Services.Have you noticed the telltale signs of raccoons in your yard? Raccoons, along with other wildlife pests, are making their presence known in search of warm spaces and food. Raccoons are known for rummaging through garbage cans and can make quite a mess. They are very clever animals and can adapt very well to the suburban environment of Marietta GA.

Call SWAT Services for Raccoon Removal

Get Rid of Chipmunks

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SWAT has many ways to get rid of chipmunks.While we’ve previously discussed the finer points of getting rid of squirrels in your home, a close relative of the squirrel also needs to stay away. Chipmunks might seem cute and harmless, but they too can cause a lot of damage to your home and yard. Fortunately, there are at least 5 possible ways to get rid of chipmunks from your home and property before they take over!

5 Ways to Get Rid of Chipmunks

Save Money with a Low Flow Toilet

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Home Repairs and Improvements Can Save Money

Save money with a Kohler Cimarron low flow toilet.This month at SWAT, we’re offering our Home Repair Special – take $50 off any new service scheduled with our Home Repairs Division. And one of the best money-saving repairs (& valued home improvement) is replacing that old toilet with a new water-saving, low flow toilet. No more leaks, and save on your water bill!

Many low-flow toilets are very economical, too. All the finer points of low-flow toilets are covered nicely in this short-and-sweet article



Termite Swarming Season

This is the time of year that termites swarm (reproductive termites are forced out of their shelter tubes to mate and start new colonies) in Atlanta and surrounding areas. Swat Services provides inspection and treatment for these home invaders that do more damaged annually to homes than wind, lightning and fire. (read more . . . )

What Customers Say ...

“Chuck from Swat Services has been what my kids call "the bug guy" for 18 years! He is always full of life and enthusiasm. He knows me and my family and actually WANTS to know how we are doing. I love having my pest control handled by a friend and not just a random guy who changes each visit. Chuck is amazing and I hope he continues coming to our home.”