How To Keep Unwanted Guests From Entering Your Home This Holiday Season Although most pests are merely a nuisance, there are several household pests capable of triggering allergies and asthma attacks, transmitting diseases and bacteria, not to mention potential contamination of food. Other pests are responsible for chewing through electrical wires which create fire hazards [...]
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Where Oh Where Did The Little Pests Go? Do Pests Die Off In The Winter Months? While many species of birds migrate and bears and many other mammals hibernate, we are often asked the question, “Where do pests go during the winter?” The answer to this question is specific to the species of pest in [...]
Rats, Spiders & Bed Bugs OH MY! Don’t let these pests scare you away this Halloween While creepy crawlers may invade your porch on Halloween night in the form of trick-or-treaters, you certainly do not want the real-life pests invading your home. Fall is prime invasion season for many rodents and insects. As the temperatures [...]
Its Fall Ya’ll! Tips on how to pest proof your home this fall! As cooler temperatures bring cozy nights in front of the fire, warm blankets and decreases in outdoor activities. Humans are not the only ones that seek shelter from the cold. Insect and rodent pests often utilize homes and structures during cooler months [...]
How To Keep Your Dream Home From Becoming A Nightmare Your home is one of the largest investments in your lifetime. Protecting that investment includes monitoring your home for pest infestations. Of the infestations that homeowners commonly encounter, wood destroying insects are often the most feared and with reports indicating that termites alone cause over [...]
Home is Where the Heart is – The Importance of a Termite Inspection When Purchasing Your New Home Most commonly, when home buyers are initially considering what they want in a home they think of details such as location, number of rooms, garage, etc. When exploring the home itself buyers shift gears and begin looking [...]
Home Sweet Home! – How to Keep Your Apartment Home Pest Free Due to the nature of the structure of apartment buildings, residents often share more than noises, walls, ceilings and floors. They commonly also share pest problems. Considered by many pest control professionals to be one of the most difficult structures to provide services [...]
Books, Bunks & Bed Bugs – How to Keep Your College Dorm Bed Bug Free Reports of bed bug infestations have seen significant rise in recent years. Increases in travel are spreading infestations near and far. You do not have to travel however to introduce an infestation of bed bugs. Being vigilant is key in [...]
No Sting Zone – How to Keep Stinging Insects Away With stinging insects causing more than a half a million-emergency room visits per year, it is understandable the fear that is invoked by the sight of wasps and hornets. During late summer and early fall, stinging insects can be especially aggressive as they gather food [...]
Pest Free is the way to BBQ – Tips to Keep Away Unwanted Guests With summer in full swing, many of us have joined the 85% of consumers who acknowledge their love of picnics, barbeques and outdoor leisure activities. In preparing to host events, something that is often overlooked by event hosts are the pests [...]