Author: Mary Spinelli

Mary is passionate about Titanium Laboratories’ brand and manages the company website, social media, blogs and graphic design. Outside of the office Mary enjoys home decorating, art, and her friends and family. You can find Mary on

About Mary Spinelli

Mary is passionate about Titanium Laboratories’ brand and manages the company website, social media, blogs and graphic design. Outside of the office Mary enjoys home decorating, art, and her friends and family. You can find Mary on

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Bug Bombs – Are they safe and do they work?

bug bomb house explosion

Bug Bombs are a tempting solution for DIY pest control. It’s a common misconception that you just set them off and leave the premises. When used incorrectly, they pose serious hazards and potential fire risks. And even then, they still

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Biggest Rat in the World!

Capybara

The Capybara is commonly referred to as the world’s biggest rat. Capybaras are in fact the world’s biggest rodent, and are actually more closely related to guinea pigs and rock cavies. “The world’s biggest rat” is also distantly related to

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Pest Control Nutley NJ

Pest Control Nutley NJ

Titanium Laboratories, Inc., a Nutley NJ local pest control provider – serving the Nutley community with pride since 2001. We are fully licensed, insured, and offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Our BBB rating is A+ and we consistently receive 5-star

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Kissing Bug Disease: 300,000 People in the US already it. Are you at risk?

Kissing Bug Disease Photo

Should you be concerned about the Kissing Bug Disease, a.k.a. “Chagas Disease”? One bite from a kissing bug could be the kiss of death, resulting in a heart attack decades later. Originally from Mexico, Central America, and South America, Kissing

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Does Insurance Cover Mold?

Insurance Cover Mold

“Does insurance cover mold?” I ran across this article today which addresses a question I hear from our clients often. “Does my homeowners insurance cover mold testing and/or mold removal?” Are Mold Exclusions Growing in the Darkness? To summarize, this

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Mold and Pest Control: Income Property Episode 801

mold-and-pest-control-income-property

Mold and pest control …. and rat-chewed electrical wires. Oh my! As I watched the unfortunate events unfold, feeling just awful for the featured couple on HGTV’s episode of Income Property, I couldn’t help being reminded of how mold and

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Bed Bugs Series Part 5: Bed Bugs University Dorm

Bed Bugs University Dorm

Bed Bugs University Dorm Rooms, is it a real concern? Your child is away at college so you don’t have to worry about him bringing bed bugs home, right? Wrong! The truth is, bed bugs in university dorm rooms continue

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Does Freezing Kill Bed Bugs?

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Does freezing kill bed bugs?  Maybe not. Some pest control operators use freezing to kill bed bugs on contact, but recent studies show that this method may not be as reliable as many previously hoped. In just the past few

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Bed Bug Series Part 4: Bed Bugs from School

Bed bugs from school

A common way that bed bugs can eventually find their way into your home is from your child’s school.  Many schools have a bed bug action plan in place, but as a parent what can you do to keep your

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Is a mold allergy causing my child’s symptoms?

Mold Allergy Child

Sinus infections, a persistent runny nose, wheezing, coughing…Can your child’s symptoms be caused by a mold allergy?  Definitely.  But these symptoms can also be attributed to other sensitivities, too. How can you find out if a mold allergy is the

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