When it comes to pests, there are various types of bugs and insects, some more troublesome than others. But any home that has pets like dogs or cats has probably come into contact with a really pesky pest – the flea.
Some years have a relatively mild winter, and it affects everyone. But did you know that it also affects pests around your home? When winter is relatively mild, things are great! Cold winters help with pest control. Some pests will not die off without ice and freezing temperatures, so if you’re seeing them around your home, here are the best preventative measures to take.
After a long cold winter, spring is finally here! But as the weather improves for you, it also improves for pests who get very active this time of year. That is why we are bringing you a simple 5-point checklist which will help you get ahead of pesky pests and complete your pest prevention. All it takes is a few simple precautions to help ensure a pest-free home.
It can be very frustrating to continue to find pests inside of your home after repeatedly employing pest control measures. Many people question how these relentless pests are getting inside their home. Pests will exploit any opening they can find to enter the home, whether it be to take shelter from the weather or to feast upon food in the house. Make a preemptive strike against pests. Learn where the most vulnerable home entry points are and how you can seal off these areas in your home. The best way to fight pests is by being proactive.
There is a saying that you are always within three feet of a spider. But since these creatures are good at finding shelter, you might not notice them that much. And while you’re minding your own business, they sometimes manage to grow in numbers. In order to prevent that from happening, simply follow these tips for dealing with spiders!
If there’s even the slightest chance bed bugs have entered your home, you’ll need to do something to prevent them from growing in numbers. In order to handle the situation, however, you’ll need to know how they breed, what they look like, what their life cycle is like and how they usually make it into people’s homes. Here are the answers to all of those questions!
Bugs and various insects are really eager to settle into any space which has food, water and shelter for them. Since most homes are warm and full of food, it is no wonder a lot of people deal with bug infestations. If you want to prevent a full-blown infestation in your home, it is important to be proactive, and the first step is knowing where bugs like to hide. Here are some common hiding places that you should continuously monitor for possible infestations.
Have you ever wondered how many Midwestern insects manage to survive the winter? There is a number of bugs that are surviving despite the cold and harsh conditions. What follows is a list of some of those insects, along with a brief description of their survival strategies!
Want to make sure your house or apartment is safe from rodents running loose? It’s good thinking, since they tend to be destructive, especially if there’s an infestation going on. Fortunately for you, determining whether your living space is under siege is not that difficult when you know what to look for. Here are some of the most common signs of rodent infestations!
A lot of people have problems with rodents in their homes, offices, vacation houses or other places. As you might have guessed, there are a number of ways to get rid of these unwanted guests in your home. Two of the most popular methods are the bait and the trap method. The first one refers to the act of baiting mice or rats with a treat which contains poison, effectively killing them. The second method refers to trapping mice with a special rodent trap and removing them from your living area in that way. If you are unsure of what READ MORE »