Preventing Spring Ant Infestations in Your Home

If you think ants are only around in the summer months to plague your perfectly planned picnic, think again! Ants are more than happy to infest your home in the springtime, well before the heat of summer begins. This means that you need to start being vigilant about ant prevention earlier in the year than you might expect. Because of this we’ve put together a useful guide to help you to make sure that spring doesn’t become the season that ants start to settle in your home.

Flea Infestations 101

When we think of pests, undoubtedly one of the first things we think of is fleas. Any pet owner knows how essential it is to keep on top of defleaing their cat or dog. This is because fleas and other crawling insects are well known to spread like wildfire and infest a home quickly. They’re also well-known to be a pain to get rid of because of their ability to multiply quickly and travel between surfaces, meaning that by the time you’ve sterilized one area, the fleas have already moved on to the next. 

COVID-19 Announcement

Dear Customer, As the situation concerning the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) continues to develop, we felt it was important to communicate to you that we have already implemented preventative steps company-wide to address the concerns and minimize the spread of the illness.  Our first priority is always to protect the safety and well-being of our employees and customers.  It is with this in mind that we take the matter seriously and strive to remain well informed.  Decisions based on proper information allow us to take appropriate and preventative measures without panic or fear. All employees have been asked to discontinue work if READ MORE »

Warm Winter Woes: Insect Infestations

While warmer winters can be a relief for many who dread the cold winter months, it can also be a boon for many pests too. Harsh winters are great for cutting down pest numbers, as the colder it gets the less likely hibernating nasties are able to survive and re-emerge come spring. However, milder winters mean that most hibernating bugs will survive, increasing the risk of infestation in warmer months. 

Preventing Spring Pests

Some pests can survive or thrive in winter, but in general, the colder months is when pest activity is at its lowest. However, once the weather starts to warm up and spring comes, it can wake up hibernating or nesting menaces or kick start the hatching process for others. If homeowners are not prepared, the change in season can quickly bring an infestation that can rapidly get out of hand and require professional remediation. In this article, we will give you 5 pest control tips to help keep bugs at bay and ensure you can enjoy the warmer weather infestation-free. 

Bed Bug Breeding and Life Cycles

Bed bug infestation can happen fast, so if there’s any chance bed bugs have entered your home, you will need to act fast. To properly address the situation, you need an understanding of what you are facing. The most important things to know about bed bugs is how they breed, what they look like, their life stages, and the ways they can sneak into your home so you can prevent it from occurring. In this article, we will answer these questions and give you some tips to combat these nasty bugs.

Protect Your Closet from Moths

No one wants to stow away their favorite ugly-holiday sweater or expensive cashmere cardigan only to discover next winter that their clothing is riddled with holes from moths and now in need of costly replacements.

Check For Mice When Buying a Used Car

More affordable and often just as reliable as a brand new vehicle, a used car is the top option for many motorists. When looking for a new car, most of us worry about the vehicle’s mechanical soundness. However, when buying a used car in winter, did you know that you should be on the lookout for a mice infestation? In the cold months, rodents and other small animals will look for warmth and shelter where they can, including the plush sections of the vehicle’s interior and the engine compartment. This is most common in used cars kept outside, but can READ MORE »

Avoiding Holiday Pests

The end of the year brings Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas all in quick succession, meaning many households will be at their busiest. Also busy are pests such as roaches and spiders who are all actively looking for a warm space to shelter in the winter months. Due to the hectic schedules that come along with this time of year, it is easy for infestations to be overlooked until they have taken hold. In this article we’ll be exploring the types of creepy crawlies which may try to seek shelter in your home during the holidays, as well as how to READ MORE »

Dealing With Pest Complaints in Commercial Stores

In retail, customer satisfaction and loyalty can make or break even the largest chains, having an impact on sales as well as business growth. While there are many reasons why your brand perception might be impacted, one scenario which can have a noticeable negative result is poor pest control resulting in infestation. After all, no customer wants to find flies around the fresh produce, or roaches roaming the aisles. Worse still, in a clothing store for example, no customer wants to find they’ve brought home a product which causes a lice, earwig, or bedbug infestation that they then have to READ MORE »

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