Wisconsin is a beautiful part of the country, but unfortunately we also have our fair share of pests. Knowing the enemy is the first step in protecting your home or business from these pests. Below are 5 of the most common pests found in Wisconsin.
Traveling should be fun and exciting, but when you’re worried about bringing bedbugs back to your home, a layer of anxiety is always present. Unfortunately, even the best, most expensive hotels aren’t immune to the pests, so it’s important to do a thorough check of your room before settling in so you can avoid bringing bedbugs back home with you. Follow these 6 steps to ensure a safe, pest-free trip.
It’s a call a landlord never wants to take — one of your tenants has a pest problem. Whether it’s bugs or rodents, it’s a call you have to take seriously and act on immediately, due to both considerations of the law and the comfort and happiness of your tenants. Below are some tips on how to work with commercial pest control services to best handle a pest complaint from an apartment tenant.
Storage areas and warehouses have a high potential for pest problems. With the relatively big area to cover and many gaps and holes where pests can nest and multiply, having an infestation is not uncommon. And an additional problem is that if those areas are dedicated to food or some pest-prone materials like clothes or wood, getting rid of pests costs a lot of money simply because it takes time, and the area usually has to be sealed off. Depending on the size of the infestation, a problem with pests might halt your business operations as well.
When it comes to keeping a building free of pests, no one has it harder than property managers and landlords. After all, they are the ones all tenants turn to when they need to get rid of pests and rodents. Not only that, but managing pest control in a building is hard work. Firstly, there is prevention. While preventing a pest infestation in your own home might not be so hard, landlords who cannot control what tenants do have a difficult task. If only one tenant brings in pests like bedbugs into a building, the infestation usually spreads like wildfire.
In the retail environment, the most important thing is your customers’ satisfaction and your reputation. But these can easily get damaged if you receive a complaint from a customer or a tenant regarding pest problems. That’s why you need a pest control provider that understands your specific needs. Pest control professionals provide commercial pest control services for office buildings, warehouse, storages, restaurant, bars, and stores. No matter what kind of business you have, it’s important to work with a good pest control professional. Here are a few recommendations to handle customer or tenant complaints regarding pest problems.
Restaurants are supposed to provide their guests with comfortable and safe environments for their guests. Insects can contaminate the food and other surfaces. The consequences of bugs infestations can be devastating for any restaurant. It can lead to damage to someone’s business reputation, loss of customers, and possible closure. Here are some basic tips on how to get rid of bugs in a restaurant.
Boxelder bugs are not noticed during the summer, but they may present a problem during the fall when they begin searching for a warm place to survive the winter. They are named for their primary host, the boxelder tree. Sometimes, they even do damage to peach, apple, and plum trees. But as a cold weather approaches, they seek and enter houses in colonies of thousands. They find shelters in basements, but they occasionally emerge into living rooms and kitchens. Here are some important facts about boxelder bugs! Boxelder Bug Identification Adult boxelder bugs are about half an inch long and READ MORE »
Having a pest problem in your apartment building can be a difficult issue, even more so if you are facing a bug infestation, such as problems with bed bugs or cockroaches. The biggest problem with bugs in an apartment building is that it is enough for one tenant to be careless or not hygienic, and the infestation can easily and quickly spread to all or most of the apartments. So here are the most important things you should know about how to get rid of bugs in an apartment building, what to do about prevention, and when to call a READ MORE »
Pests are annoying in so many ways. If you think that cooler weather means you’re entering a pest-free season, unfortunately, that’s not true. Most people look forward to warm weather, but pests feel the same about sunny days. During the fall and winter, they’re looking for a nice and warm place where they can thrive, and our homes are just perfect for them. Pests are not nice roommates, so it’s good to fully pest-proof your home while you can. Take advantage of the last few weeks of warm weather and make your house uninviting for all pests. Inspect your home for potential READ MORE »