Ridding Your Home of Insects

  • Do's And Don'ts Of Preventing A Bed Bug Problem In A City Filled With The Buggers

    28 October 2019

    You saw it on the news, you heard it on the radio, and there have been warnings from the school—bed bugs have taken over your city, and you are terrified. Here are a few do's and don'ts to remember if you are concerned about your home.  Do: Be careful about bringing home secondhand furniture.  Secondhand furniture is by far one of the biggest reasons people inadvertently get bed bugs in their home, and it is sometimes hard to avoid.

  • 4 Supplies You'll Need To Aid The Pros With Bed Bug Removal

    9 July 2019

    Creepy, sneaky, and predatory, bed bugs are the pests that nightmares are made of. These tiny little bugs multiply at a rate that seems impossible and can take over an entire house in a very short time frame. If you discover you have a bed bug problem, there's no way around it -- you will need professional help to tackle the problem. Most homeowners assume they can just call up a pro and have the problem tended to without a lot of effort on their part, but bed bug removal has to be a team effort between the homeowner and the exterminator.

  • Everything You Need to Know About Residential German Cockroach Infestations

    17 January 2019

    If you turned on your kitchen or bathroom light last night and noticed a bunch of small cockroaches scurrying for cover, then you have a roach infestation and are in of immediate treatment. If you don't have any previous experience with roach treatment, the following information will help: Identify the Type of Cockroaches Present in Your Home There are three different types of cockroaches currently inhabiting the United States. They are:

  • 4 Tips For Winterizing Your Home Against Pests

    30 November 2018

    Winter is well on its way, and while you have likely winterized your home already, you may not have taken the proper measures to winterize your home specifically for pests. Here are four tips that will help you set up a line of defense and hopefully prevent any pest-related issues this winter. Tip #1: Tighten Things Up One of the first steps that you should take is tightening up the perimeter of your home.

  • Clues That Tell You That You Have An Infestation Of Mice In Your Home

    24 June 2018

    It is very important for you to have a good idea of what the signs or clues are that you have an infestation of mice in your home. This way, you will be able to call for proper residential pest control services. The sooner you are able to get help from a skilled pest control company, the sooner you will have a home that is free of rodents. Here are some of the clues that you have a problem with mice.

  • 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.