//Occasional Invaders

Pest Control Professionals Improve Our Lives

2020-02-06T17:12:56+00:00

Pest Control Professionals Improve Our Lives Much like other public health professionals, pest control professionals improve our quality of life. They provide protection to our families, homes, businesses, food supply and our health. Although these factors are not often immediately apparent, the presence of a pest infestation commonly brings them to light. Protection of personal [...]

Pest Control Professionals Improve Our Lives2020-02-06T17:12:56+00:00

Know When to Hire a Pest Control Professional

2020-02-06T17:10:08+00:00

Know When to Hire a Pest Control Professional While it is often tempting for homeowners to try their hand at pest control, it is best left to a professional. Pest professionals not only have appropriate products for treatment, they have the knowledge and training to provide safe and proper treatments to resolve pest infestations. Frequently, [...]

Know When to Hire a Pest Control Professional2020-02-06T17:10:08+00:00

Add Pest Prevention to Your Spring-Cleaning List

2020-02-06T17:04:30+00:00

Add Pest Prevention to Your Spring-Cleaning List The flowers will soon be in bloom, days are becoming warmer and spring-cleaning is in full swing. While most homes are brushing off the dust of winter, many homeowners forget to add pest prevention to their spring-cleaning list. Along with preventative measures, this is a perfect time to [...]

Add Pest Prevention to Your Spring-Cleaning List2020-02-06T17:04:30+00:00

Pest-Free Kitchens are Healthier Kitchens

2020-02-06T17:01:55+00:00

Pest-Free Kitchens are Healthier Kitchens Kitchens and dining rooms have long been known as a central gathering place in homes over the years as families and guests come together to share meals and make memories. Keeping these areas pest-free can, at times, be a challenge; however, there are precautions that can be taken by homeowners [...]

Pest-Free Kitchens are Healthier Kitchens2020-02-06T17:01:55+00:00

Keep Your Pantry Free Of Pests

2019-12-02T19:44:26+00:00

On Dasher, On Dancer – How to keep your reindeer snacks free from pantry pests this year Holiday time is often baking time in most homes across the country. From cookies to gingerbread houses, holiday baking is typically a fun and festive family tradition; however, one of the quickest ways to ruin this joyous time [...]

Keep Your Pantry Free Of Pests2019-12-02T19:44:26+00:00

Keep The Pests Away This Holiday Season

2019-12-02T19:40:55+00:00

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

Rats, Spiders & Bed Bugs OH MY!

2019-09-04T16:19:46+00:00

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 [...]

Rats, Spiders & Bed Bugs OH MY!2019-09-04T16:19:46+00:00

Masked Hunter

2017-10-25T18:15:18+00:00

Part of the Assassin Bug family, masked hunter adults are approximately 10-12mm in length.  They are very dark brown to black in color and have a narrow head with a distinct beak protruding from below.  Their front legs are slightly thickened in comparison to their other legs, which is an adaptation for grasping and holding [...]

Masked Hunter2017-10-25T18:15:18+00:00

Crickets

2018-08-03T17:53:48+00:00

Colorado is home to more than 10 species of crickets.  Occasionally, crickets wander into homes and although they do not reproduce inside of homes, during times of high activity their chirping can be a nuisance to homeowners.  Only the male crickets “sing”, attempting to attract attention of the females and during their courtship.  They will [...]

Crickets2018-08-03T17:53:48+00:00

Bird Mites

2015-12-14T17:59:04+00:00

Bird mites are miniscule, flattened parasites that feed on the blood of birds.  The short lifecycle of bird mites, which contains five stages, enables bird mite populations to rapidly increase, sometimes into the tens of thousands in a single nest.  The only life stage of bird mite that is visible to the naked eye is [...]

Bird Mites2015-12-14T17:59:04+00:00