Ridding Your Home of Insects

  • 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: