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How Dangerous Are Earwigs In Worcester?

DATE POSTED: June 19, 2020

Not only did they believe earwigs got into ears, they believed they could get to people’s brains and cause death. Thank goodness this has been long proven to be incorrect. The question is, how dangerous are earwigs really? Can they kill you, or are they no more than a harmless household pest?

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The Secret About Portland Earwigs

DATE POSTED: March 23, 2020

Are you finding brown insects with scary-looking pincers inside your Portland home? Are you already aware that those creepy bugs are called earwigs? If so, you may have heard the myths about earwigs. But you don't have too much to worry about with earwigs. 

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Earwigs Crawling into Your Ear & Other Myths Portland Residents Worry About

DATE POSTED: December 16, 2019

With cold weather in full swing, there’s no doubt that you noticed insects taking residence in your home. Some insects look terrifying, and the earwig is no exception. This ferocious foe will worry you when you see its huge pincers.  Ease your worries by learning about this creature and how to prevent it from taking over your home.

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What Are These Big Black Bugs Around My Yard?

DATE POSTED: March 21, 2019

If you are noticing big black bugs around your yard, there’s a good chance they could be earwigs. Earwigs are a common nuisance pest and are easily identifiable by their pincers. While they are relatively harmless to humans, they can be an indication of other pest problems and are unsightly and unwelcome.

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How Concerned Should I Be About Earwigs?

DATE POSTED: May 14, 2018

Over time, earwigs have become so prevalent that they have become second nature to us. We see them in our homes or on our properties and hardly give them a second thought. But should we? The pests themselves are pretty harmless. No, they don’t crawl into our ears at night while we are sleeping. But their existence may indicate that there is something homeowners should be very concerned…

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Why Earwigs Enter Homes

DATE POSTED: September 22, 2017

Earwigs can be pretty scary looking especially when they are scurrying this way and that way around inside your home. They can disrupt peaceful family time and friendly gatherings just by their appearance. They can be especially scary at night as they scurry across the counter as you stumble into your dimly lit kitchen for a late night snack. You open the refrigerator and the light from it shines…

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