//Exterior Pests

Keep The Pests Away This Holiday Season


How to keep the Grinch away – Tips on how to keep your holiday traditions merry and bright With the holiday seasons upon us, families are getting in the spirit. Strings of lights and garland are hung, presents are wrapped, and wreaths adorn doorways. Trees shine bright in windows filled with ornaments. All of these [...]

Keep The Pests Away This Holiday Season2019-12-02T19:40:55+00:00

Brush Off More Than Just The Cold


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 [...]

Brush Off More Than Just The Cold2019-10-22T16:33:01+00:00

Its Fall Ya’ll! Tips On How To Pest Proof Your Home This Fall!


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 [...]

Its Fall Ya’ll! Tips On How To Pest Proof Your Home This Fall!2019-09-04T16:17:10+00:00

Tips for keeping termites and wood destroying pest infestations away from your home


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 [...]

Tips for keeping termites and wood destroying pest infestations away from your home2019-09-04T15:54:34+00:00

No Sting Zone – How to Keep Stinging Insects Away


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 [...]

No Sting Zone – How to Keep Stinging Insects Away2019-07-09T01:00:40+00:00

Pest Free is the way to BBQ


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 [...]

Pest Free is the way to BBQ2019-07-09T00:55:20+00:00

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)


Integrated Pest Management, or IPM, is a pest control practice in which two or more methods are utilized in order to achieve the desired control of a target pest or pests.  In general, IPM provides effective control of the target pest(s) through monitoring of pest levels in which a threshold level has stinging insect established [...]

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)2018-08-03T17:53:48+00:00



Although leafhoppers typically go unnoticed, walking through infested areas of turf grass often brings attention to these tiny insects.  Measuring only about 1/16th of an inch, leafhopper adults are winged and capable of flying short distances when disturbed.  Immature leafhoppers are wingless; they are however capable of jumping short distances when needed, hints the name [...]


Ant Lions


Here in Colorado, approximately 50 species of ant lions are present. In the southern portion of the United States these insects are more commonly known as doodle bugs.    Adults are commonly confused with damselflies; however, their knobbed or clubbed antennae are a feature that upon close examination can easily differentiate the two.  During the day, [...]

Ant Lions2018-08-03T17:53:48+00:00

Lilac/Ash Borer


A common wood borer found on ash trees throughout Colorado, the lilac/ash borer is native to North America.  Aside from ash trees, damage less commonly occurs to lilac and privet.  Damage most commonly occurs in trees that have stinging insect recently transplanted or are grown in less than ideal conditions including those experiencing drought like [...]

Lilac/Ash Borer2018-08-03T17:53:48+00:00