Ridding Your Home of Insects

  • 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.

  • Rodent Control

    10 September 2017

    The scampering of little feet through your walls is always an eerie and disturbing sound. Those little mice or rats might have started to try and make your house their house. The problem with rodents is that they can actually cause a lot of damage. Rats are known to carry fleas, the same fleas that started the plague. Mice are carriers of a virus called Hantavirus that is deadly to humans.

  • Winter Is Coming: 4 Strategies For Turning Back The Yearly Mouse Invasion

    14 August 2017

    Every winter, you may dread the inevitable invasion of your home by mice coming in from the cold. Not only are the mice destructive, but they also carry diseases that could put you and your family's health at risk. Before winter arrives, use the following four strategies for turning back the yearly mouse invasion. Remove Their Cover by Keeping Your Home's Perimeter Clear Your first line of defense is to remove anything around the immediate perimeter of your home that the mice could use as cover.

  • Rid Your Restaurant Of Rat Diseases With Commercial Pest Control

    1 August 2017

    No matter how good your restaurant's food is, if the county health department sees signs of rodent infestation during one of their surprise inspections, you will find yourself with locked doors. Mice and rats are on the rise across America, partly due to less funding being set aside in the municipal budget for pest control. Unfortunately for the small business owner, that means the responsibility lies with you to try to stay ahead of the rodents incessant multiplying.

  • 3 Steps for Fighting Against Bed Bugs

    14 July 2017

    Bed bug bites are usually red, itchy, inflamed, and can be in a straight line. Simply put bed bug bites are not fun, and having a bed bug problem in your home is not something that is fun in the least bit. In fact there may be a chance that you or one of your family members are allergic to bed bugs. So, it is very important that the problem is addressed very quickly, and that the bed bugs are exterminated as soon as possible.

  • Keep Crawling: Tips To Keep Spiders Out Of Your House

    15 June 2017

    Got a spider problem? While spider bites rarely require medical attention, it can still be disconcerting and disturbing to share your home with these eight-legged pests. Some of the side-effects of a spider bite include: Nausea. Fever. Rash. Difficulty breathing. Pain. Swelling. Infection at the site of the bite. Take a closer look around to see if spiders might be living in your home: Look for spider webs.