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Pest infestations can be concerning. Learn more about common pest threats and how to keep your home pest free with our Mug-A-Bug Pest Control blog, a pest company based in Colorado Springs. Learn more now!

How to Hire an Exterminator in Colorado Springs

2021-09-17T19:30:46+00:00

For most people, dealing with nasty pests is the last thing they want to do. Confronting a roach or flea infestation is not fun and can take up a lot of time and money. That's why professional exterminators exist - to take the problem out of your hands. Chances are, they will do a much [...]

How to Hire an Exterminator in Colorado Springs2021-09-17T19:30:46+00:00

How to Eliminate Fleas and Ticks from Your Home

2021-09-02T15:04:12+00:00

Fleas and ticks are notoriously annoying pests. Fleas are so tiny and acrobatic that it can be hard to spot them at first. On the other hand, ticks are slow but great at hiding in fur and hair until they've already bitten their host. Both fleas and ticks are well-known to carry diseases that can [...]

How to Eliminate Fleas and Ticks from Your Home2021-09-02T15:04:12+00:00

Ant Control – How to get rid of ants in or around your home

2021-08-13T22:35:03+00:00

Ant Control There’s nothing worse than the feeling of an ant crawling on your skin. Unfortunately, this sensation is all too common in Colorado Springs. You might spot a single ant outside or indoors near your windowsill from time to time, but if you see even just one inside it often means that there are [...]

Ant Control – How to get rid of ants in or around your home2021-08-13T22:35:03+00:00

6 Ways to Know You Have Mice, Rats, & Rodents In Your Colorado Home & Why You Need A Critter Control Company

2020-08-19T22:11:35+00:00

Rodent activity is one of the most common types of pest activity within homes. Surveys by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) have indicated that at least 45% of rodent issues occur in the fall and winter. Rodents are known to spread diseases, viruses, pathogens, bacteria, and parasites; therefore, keeping them out of your home [...]

6 Ways to Know You Have Mice, Rats, & Rodents In Your Colorado Home & Why You Need A Critter Control Company2020-08-19T22:11:35+00:00

10 Quick Tips for Preventing Rodents in Your Home

2021-08-13T22:05:09+00:00

Rodents such as rats and mice being spotted in your home can not only be a surprise, it can invoke fear and even lead to the spread of disease. They are known to carry bacteria such as Salmonella on their bodies and contaminate food and other surfaces with their urine and fecal droppings.  The common [...]

10 Quick Tips for Preventing Rodents in Your Home2021-08-13T22:05:09+00:00

7 Ways to Prevent Cockroaches and Diseases From Entering Your Home

2021-08-13T22:12:44+00:00

Cockroach infestations can be an unpleasant experience for even the bravest of souls. Not only do they cause many people to be squeamish simply based on their appearance, but they also pose serious health risks in our homes, schools, hospitals, places of work, and many other buildings. Cockroaches are notorious for being a trigger for [...]

7 Ways to Prevent Cockroaches and Diseases From Entering Your Home2021-08-13T22:12:44+00:00

6 Quick Tips for Reducing Pest Related Allergens in Your Home

2021-08-13T22:18:11+00:00

While outdoor allergens are prominent during the warmer months, pests within the home can be a major trigger for allergen sufferers year-round. Keeping dust mites, rodents and cockroach activity under control in a home will decrease the likelihood of these allergens triggering an allergic response. Although dust mites are not commonly treated by pest control [...]

6 Quick Tips for Reducing Pest Related Allergens in Your Home2021-08-13T22:18:11+00:00

Keeping Your Home Spider Free

2020-08-19T21:15:52+00:00

Arachnophobia consistently ranks amongst the top fears in America. After all, who wants a venomous creepy crawler roaming their home? Taking precautions can go a long way in preventing chance encounters with spiders in your home. While not all spiders are considered to be bad, some pose dangerous health risks to humans or animals that [...]

Keeping Your Home Spider Free2020-08-19T21:15:52+00:00

Colorado Spiders 101

2020-08-19T20:59:47+00:00

Spiders strike fear into many and it is no wonder why considering they commonly occur in horror movies and haunted houses as creepy-crawly creatures of the night which are portrayed as gruesome predators. There are many myths surrounding spiders too, which do not help their image. For the most part spiders in The United States [...]

Colorado Spiders 1012020-08-19T20:59:47+00:00

Did You Know? – Interesting Facts About Nuisance Wildlife

2020-08-19T20:37:57+00:00

While people are well aware of some of the wildlife species that have adapted to living around people, some go unseen and people may not realize how close they live with these wild animals. At times, co-existing with wildlife results in these animals becoming a nuisance/pest and occasionally may even pose a health risk to [...]

Did You Know? – Interesting Facts About Nuisance Wildlife2020-08-19T20:37:57+00:00