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HomeTeam Pest Defense Earns "Partners of Choice" Award

Dallas, TX - August 4, 2014 – HomeTeam Pest Defense, the nation's top ranked pest control company for home builders, has earned the nationally acclaimed "Partners of Choice" award for the fourth consecutive year. The "A" rating for quality was presented by prominent builder David Weekley Homes and recognizes outstanding supplier performance. HomeTeam is the only pest management company to ever receive this well-respected industry award and one of eight companies to earn an "A" quality rating this year.

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HomeTeam Pest Defense Opens New Branch in Temple, Texas

Dallas, TX - August 1, 2014 – HomeTeam Pest Defense, the nation’s third largest residential pest management company in the U.S., and the largest working with homebuilders, is opening a new branch in Temple, Texas.

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HomeTeam Pest Defense Earns “Partners of Choice” Award

Dallas, TX - July 29, 2013 – Dallas-based pest control leader HomeTeam Pest Defense received, for the third consecutive year, the “Partners of Choice” Award from prominent home builder, David Weekley Homes. The company earned an “A” rating for service in David Weekley Homes' National Trading Partner Survey. HomeTeam is the only pest management company to ever receive this well-respected industry award and one of eight companies to earn an “A” rating this year.

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HomeTeam Pest Defense Wins Arthur Rutenberg Homes Pride in Partnership Award

Clearwater, FL – June 20, 2013 – The 22nd annual Arthur Rutenberg Homes Pride In Partnership awards dinner was held on June 18th at the Hilton Carillon Park in St. Petersburg. Awards were presented to ARH franchisees and vendor partners who exhibited noteworthy performances during the past year.

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Its Official: Washington Stinks, and the pest problem may not be what you think

Dallas, TX – Sept. 18, 2012 - The biggest pests in Washington, D.C. this fall may not be politicians. According to a national survey from HomeTeam Pest Defense, Washingtonians have more problems with stink bugs than any other region of the country. Fifty-nine percent of metro residents say they’ve experienced a problem with these smelly pests, compared to the national average of 21 percent.

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HomeTeam Pest Defense Receives the Renowned "Partners of Choice" Award from David Weekley Homes

Dallas, TX – July 30, 2012 - HomeTeam Pest Defense announced today it  has received the highly sought after “Partners of Choice” Award from premier builder, David Weekley Homes.

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Detection Of West Nile Virus In Texas Causes Local Concern

Dallas, TX – June 27, 2012 - Confirmed human cases of the West Nile Virus (WNV) in Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties are leading many Texans to question whether or not they are doing all they can to protect themselves and their families from potentially harmful mosquitoes.

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HomeTeam Releases Survey Results On Pests

Dallas, TX – April 24, 2012 - A national survey by HomeTeam Pest Defense, the third largest residential pest control company in the U.S., finds that 84 percent of America’s homeowners experienced a pest problem in the past 12 months.

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HomeTeam Pest Defense Receives the Renowned Partners of Choice Award From David Weekley Homes

Dallas, TX – July 29, 2011 - HomeTeam Pest Defense announced today it was honored to receive the “Partners of Choice” Award from premier builder, David Weekley Homes.

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HomeTeam Pest Defense Acquires Spott Pest Prevention

Dallas, TX – July 5, 2011 - HomeTeam Pest Defense today announced it has acquired Spott Pest Prevention based in San Diego, Calif.

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HomeTeam Pest Defense Acquires Two More Pest Control Operations

Dallas, TX – May 4, 2011 - HomeTeam Pest Defense announced today it has acquired Integral Pest Management based in Ocala, Fla. and PestBear Pest and Termite Company located in Houston, Texas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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HomeTeam Pest Defense Acquires Two Pest Control Operations

Dallas, TX – April 18, 2011 - HomeTeam Pest Defense announced today it has acquired Pest Guard based in Sykesville, MD and Reliable Pest Management located in Lakeland, FL.

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HomeTeam Pest Defense Announces Executive Promotions

Dallas, TX – March 24, 2011 - HomeTeam Pest Defense announced that Jerry Gahlhoff was promoted to president of Home Team and succeeds Bob Wanzer. Wanzer was named officer and vice president Rollins Inc. and was promoted to chief operating officer for HomeTeam, Orkin/PCO Services, Western Pest Service LLC, The Industrial Fumigant Company and Waltham Services LLC. Additionally, Brady Camp was promoted to East Division vice president succeeding Gahlhoff. HomeTeam Pest Defense is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc (NYSE:ROL).

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HomeTeam Pest Defense Increases Social Connections with Home and Business Owners Across the Country

Dallas, TX - Jan. 24, 2011 - HomeTeam Pest Defense, a residential, builder and commercial pest control company based in Dallas, TX, is expanding its online presence through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and a new blog.

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HomeTeam Technician Named Termite Technician of the Year

Dallas, TX - February, 2010 - Sean Young was named Termite Technician of the Year by PCT Magazine in the publication’s January edition. Young, a HomeTeam Pest Defense pest control technician and Houston resident, will be recognized at a special awards ceremony at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. during the National Pest Management Association’s Legislative Day March 2, 2010. 

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HomeTeam Pest Defense on the Acquisition Trail

Dallas, TX - May 19, 2009 - HomeTeam Pest Defense announced today it has acquired Raburn Pest Control and Lindsey Termite and Pest Control, Inc., both of Tampa, Florida and the assets of PestBear in Atlanta, Georgia. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

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HomeTeam Pest Defense Donates Taexx Built-in Pest Control System to Extreme Makeover: Home Edition family

Dallas, TX - February, 2008 - HomeTeam Pest Defense and its employees once again participated in helping an Extreme Makeover: Home Edition family rebuild their home and discover new possibilities. HomeTeam Pest Defense contributed a termite pretreatment and installed Taexx, its innovative built-in pest control system, to a newly-built home in Texas in an upcoming episode. In addition, the HomeTeam is donating one year of pest control service to the family.

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HomeTeam Sale to Rollins Inc.

Dallas, TX - May, 2008 - HomeTeam Pest Defense was acquired in April by Rollins, Inc., a premier North American consumer services company based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Prior to the sale, HomeTeam was the third largest residential pest management company in the U.S and is still the largest servicing homebuilders. Established in 1996, the company works with over 1,000 builder partners and currently performs more than 1 million pest control services a year. HomeTeam emerged as a leader in pest management based heavily on its innovation of Taexx®, HomeTeam’s built-in pest control system installed in tens of thousands of new homes each year.

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HomeTeam Pest Defense Acquires Advanced Pest Control

Dallas, TX - July 2, 2007 - HomeTeam Pest Defense has acquired the assets of Advanced Pest Control. Located in Jefferson County, West Virginia, the acquisition provides an opportunity to extend HomeTeam's reach in the Washington Metropolitan Area.

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HomeTeam Pest Defense Announces New CEO

Dallas, TX - June 26, 2007 - HomeTeam Pest Defense has announced the promotion of Robert J. Wanzer to the position of chief executive officer, effective immediately. HomeTeam Pest Defense is the third largest residential pest management company in the United States.

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HomeTeam Acquires Arrow Operations in Las Vegas

Dallas, TX - May 8, 2007 - HomeTeam Pest Defense has acquired the assets of the Las Vegas, Nevada business operation of Arrow Exterminators, Inc. In return, HomeTeam Pest Defense sold the assets of its Dalton, Georgia operations to Arrow. This marks the 29th acquisition within the last three years for HomeTeam.

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Extreme Makeover: Home Edition family

Dallas, TX - Jan. 9, 2007 - HomeTeam Pest Defense® and its employees are rolling up their sleeves and doing their part to help an Extreme Makeover: Home Edition family rebuild their home and find new hope. HomeTeam Pest Defense is contributing a termite pretreatment and its patented Taexx built-in pest control system to a newly-built home in an upcoming episode, which is scheduled to air on Sunday, January 21 on ABC-TV at 8/7c (see local listings for exact times).

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Taexx, New Name for Patented Pest Control System

Dallas, TX - Nov. 2006 -HomeTeam Pest Defense, which was established 10 years ago and is now the third largest residential pest control company in the U.S., is launching its newly branded built-in pest control system, now called Taexx™. "The name change simply helps us further distinguish ourselves in the marketplace. The name is easier for new home buyers and home builders to recognize and remember," said Rob Swartz, Chairman and CEO of HomeTeam Pest Defense.

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Top Problem Pests


Ants

Ants are the most common pest problem in America, with more than 80% of homeowners experiencing ant problems.

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Fire Ants

Fire ants are small, yellowish-red to black in color, aggressive, vicious and known for their painful burning sting.

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Spiders

Spiders have eight legs, round bodies and range from very small sizes to several inches in length. Their bodies do not have segments, and their heads are fused to their abdomens.

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Termites

When termites from a colony settle into your home, the structure becomes infested. Termites have straight bead-like antennae.

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House Flies

House flies get their name from being the most common type of fly found in homes throughout the U.S.

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Rodents

All rodents are excellent climbers and only need a very small external opening to get inside homes and other buildings.

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Centipedes

Easy to identify by their wormlike bodies, slender antennae and pairs of legs on most of their body segments.

Earwigs

Earwigs have a low tolerance for heat, becoming active at night and spending the day in hiding.

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Wasps

Most paper wasps measure about 2 cm (¾ in) long and are black, brown, or reddish in color with yellow markings.

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Scorpions

Although they are perceived as dangerous, the Arizona Bark Scorpion is the only species with venom that is deadly enough to kill a human.

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Fleas

Fleas are small, reddish-brown, wingless insects that feed on the blood of humans and animals.

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