Keeping Your Four-Legged Friends Tick-Free

The process of removing ticks from your pets’ bellies, rears, and between their toes is disgusting and nerve-wracking. These hideous arachnids are both icky and potentially dangerous for your pets – and you, if they transfer from your pet’s body to yours. They often carry and can transfer potentially life-threatening diseases such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease, among others.  However, there are several relatively easy methods of tick prevention that are safe and effective when used correctly. 

April Showers Brings May Pests: Watching for Sprin ...

With spring comes warmer weather, and with warmer weather comes flowers, longer days, more time spent outdoors — and an incursion of all sorts of pests that you usually don’t have to worry about during the winter. While you’re out enjoying the spring weather, pests may be making their way onto your property and into your home. Below are a few of the pests to watch out for. 

Dealing With an Ant Invasion

Ants are one of the most common pests in North America, so try not to feel too disheartened if you end up with a row of tiny pests making their way into your home. It doesn’t mean your home is dirty, it just means they managed to find a food source, no matter how small, somewhere inside. Thankfully there are some steps you can take to take care of your ant problem!

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.

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 »

Where do Insects Hide in Your Home?

Let’s be honest, if you were a bug and you had the choice of the outside, with harsh weather, unreliable food sources, and predators, or the warmth of a home, with an abundance of food and few risks, you’re going to settle down inside; it’s simply the best survival option. While this is great for bugs, it isn’t so great for homeowners having to deal with infestations. With this in mind, we’re looking at the six most common spots that bugs love to inhabit, which will help you prevent a full-blown infestation in your home. 

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