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Silent Destroyers

Known as “silent destroyers”, you do not want to find termites in your home as they are capable of destroying structures made of wood quickly. Check out @PestWorld’s Tiny Termite House project to see the extensive damage these pests can cause: #TermiteAwarenessWeek
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Termite infestations can be costly and are often not covered by insurance. Call Reliable Exterminators to schedule a termite inspection today 765-423-1225. We’ve been treating termites since 1936! Don't let termites eat you out of house and home!  #TermiteAwarenessWeek
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Believe it or not, termites have been plaguing the Earth for more than 120 million years. Head to @PestWorld for more information about these pests and their destructive habits: #TermiteAwarenessWeek Here in Indiana, we only have Subterranean Termites.
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Termite Awareness Week

March 5-11, 2023 is Termite Awareness Week! Follow along all week to learn more about the destructive nature of these pests. Be sure to check out our website for more information: Spring is peak season for termites which are one of the most destructive insect species threatening homeowners across the. U.S. These “silent destroyers” eat non-stop and can severely damage the structural stability of homes without anyone even knowing. This Termite Awareness Week, March...
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Cockroaches 101

Cockroaches in the home can pose serious health threats to you and your family. Not only are they known to spread at least 33 different kinds of bacteria, they can trigger allergy and asthma symptoms, especially in children. German Roaches are common in Indiana and active all winter long. Reliable has trained, professional technicians that know how to thoroughly inspect and treat your property to eliminate these roaches.
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What Happens to Pests During the Winter?

When the cold weather rolls in, bears go into hibernation, birds migrate south and we, as humans, layer up and relax by the fire to stay warm throughout the winter months. But, what happens to pests like ants, mosquitoes and termites? Many people assume they just die off, but the truth is that these and other insects often devise strategies to make it through the winter. Learn more about how specific pests survive the harsh...
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What is a Termite Inspection and Why Do You Need One?

Homebuying is a really exciting experience! However, your excitement can quickly be ruined by a termite infestation. These pests cause over $5 billion in property damage each year underlining the importance of scheduling a termite infestation before you purchase your home. Reliable does termite inspections for real estate purchases and refinance loans. Just call and we'll know exactly which kind of report you need and will schedule a technician quickly!
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No Matter the Season, Rodents Find a Reason to Come Indoors

Rodents can be extremely difficult to keep out of homes and even cars during the cold winter months. Mice can squeeze through spaces as small as a dime and rats can fit through holes the size of a quarter, making it very important to seal any cracks or openings.
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Reliable Passes from 3rd to 4th Generation

At the end of 2022, President and owner Bob Hanstra officially hands the reins of Reliable to the 4th generation! Bob got his start at Reliable when he was 25 years old. He was happy being a bicycle mechanic but his father and current owner Jim Hanstra convinced him that pest control was more of a career, and that it was! Under the wise instruction and example of his father, Bob helped develop the quality...
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TBT Halloween 2016 :)
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