Ridding Your Home of Insects

  • Go Away Pests! How To Stop Mice And Rats From Ruining Your Spring And Summer

    24 May 2018

    Spring is here. It's time for those furry little creatures to start making a beeline for your home. Those furry little creatures being mice and rats. You might not realize this, but spring and summer are notorious for increased rodent activity. The last thing you want to do is spend the summer with uninvited guests living in your home. In addition to hiring a pest control company to provide professional treatment during the warmer months, here are three steps you can take to keep the mice and rats away from your home.

  • Warm Weather Pest Control Advice

    10 May 2018

    With warmer weather comes the little pests right into your home, where they bring their families with them, in search of coolness, water, and food. These pests range from ants to mice. Also, your yard can get inundated with its own array of pests, such as mosquitos. Learning some easy ways to keep these pests away can allow you to enjoy your summer more, since you won't be spending the majority of it battling with these little, unwanted intruders.

  • Boxelder Bugs: How To Fight This Common Summer Pest

    18 April 2018

    When summer rolls around, a few things are for certain. Temperatures will climb, and you'll find boxelder bugs -- probably lots of them -- around your home. Even though these oblong bugs don't bite, they can be a real nuisance, leaving marks on door frames and other home materials. How do you keep them away? Start by following these tips. Eliminate Debris in Your Yard Often, boxelder bugs are first attracted to piles of landscape debris.

  • Are Thrifty Shopping Habits Increasing Your Risk of a Bed Bug Infestation? 3 Tips to Protect Your Family

    31 March 2018

    Thrift shopping is gaining in popularity among all income levels and ages. For some, it's an opportunity to find a bargain price that will stretch their budget and allow them to save money for other purposes. For others, searching out bargains at thrift stores, consignment shops, online classified sites, and garage sales is all about the potential thrill of finding something valuable or collectible. While the reason behind the attraction for thrift shopping is not important, those who indulge should know that they are at risk of bringing home an item infested with bed bugs.

  • Three Pest Control Services To Consider For Your New Apartment

    13 March 2018

    Moving to a new apartment generally results in crunch time. You have to pack up and clean your old place on time in order to get your deposit back for your apartment. You will also need to set up your apartment as quickly as possible so that you can easily resume your regular schedule. Before you make the leap from one apartment to another, you should get pest control services for the new place.

  • How To Protect Your Shed From Termites

    23 February 2018

    Whether you use your shed to store firewood, gardening tools, or outdoor toys, this area of your backyard can be attractive to termites. If you are looking for ways to keep termites out of your shed, here are some tips you can use. Rotate And Cover Firewood A pile of firewood can be an attractive buffet for termites. While you don't want to treat the wood with chemicals that can be hazardous when you light a fire, there are some steps you can take to protect your wood pile.

  • 3 Tips For Keeping Your Home Pest-Free This Winter

    22 January 2018

    There are many seasonal pressures for your home that come with cold weather. To ensure that you are able to enjoy the various things that winter has to offer without having to constantly worry about your home and property, it is important that you properly prepare your home. This is true for weather and pests; otherwise, home maintenance problems can turn into a huge headache. So, here are three tips to help set up a line of defense that will minimize your seasonal pressures:

  • 3 Ways To Keep Pests Away From Your Commercial Property

    14 November 2017

    Protecting your commercial property from a pest infestation is critical when it comes to ensuring the safety of your employees. Pests can transmit diseases and cause structural damage when left unchecked, so taking action to keep pests away from your property is important. Here are three simple things that you can do to help keep pests away from your commercial property in the future. 1. Make sure your commercial property is structurally sound.

  • Mosquitoes And Mild Seasonal Weather: Tips To Control These Pests In The Cold Season

    18 October 2017

    In most areas of the United States, fall marks the end of summer and the beginning of colder weather. But if you live in a location that enjoys mild weather in the fall and winter, keep an eye out for mosquitoes. Although mosquitoes hibernate during the cold season, the pests can survive temperatures above 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Here are ways you can control the mosquitoes around your home. Remove All Signs of Water

  • Four Common Lawn Pests And Diseases

    27 September 2017

    Lawn pests and diseases are a terror for residential homeowners. Knowing what to expect in terms of problems and maintenance will help you to be on the lookout for these four common lawn pests and diseases so that you can keep your yard beautiful: Slime Molds One of the most common would be slime molds. Though they do not specifically harm the grass per se, but they are quite unsightly to look at.