Mosquito season is coming! For many, that means it’s time to brace yourself for itchy welts all over. Mosquitos are pesky little creatures that will stop at nothing to munch on your arms and legs. Unfortunately, these pests do more harm than just annoy us. Some carry harmful forms of bacteria that could result in detrimental illness when left unchecked.
Spring is here and you know what that means: The rain is falling, flowers are blooming and the temperatures are rising. Unfortunately, as much as we love the transition from cold to warm, springtime is still filled with its fair share of issues. Aside from pollen, one of the main concerns of homeowners everywhere is pest control.
With the arrival of the cold, it can be easy to forget of the existence of pests over the winter period until they return to plague you the next spring/summer.
For many individuals prone to the attention of mosquitoes, the end of summer and the arrival of winter is a time of celebration. However, as those working in pest control know, mosquitoes do not simply die off when cold weather comes knocking.
Whether you hate them or think they’re kind of cute, having an errant mouse or mice in your home is not ideal. Causing all manner of problems such as damage and contamination, fighting off an infestation can be a chore. In this article we’ll be offering some useful pest control tips and tricks to help you, with the aid of a professional, fight the problem.
While something many of us will agree that earwigs are something they do not want to know about, sadly as a good homeowner, knowing some of the signs and signals of possible infesting insects represent useful knowledge to have. Particularly if you live in an old home, or in an area prone to insect activity, being clued up and wary of some of the key culprits is a necessary evil.
There’s no doubt about it, the USA is a land of ‘professional DIY’ers’, and with the cost of living ever increasing, who can blame us for saving some cents with a little hard graft? But when it comes to pest control, it may be better to be safe than sorry, and hire the professionals. In this article we’ll be looking at five key reasons why you just might want to put the toolbox away, in regards to pest control within your home.
We all take care to keep pests from getting in our homes; we take out the trash, clean our houses, and rest confidently in the fact that our homes are safe. But how much thought do we give to other, hidden pests like the ones hiding in our gutters? If this is a risk you haven’t often considered, it may be helpful to take a look at this list of potential pests that could be hiding in your gutters and what to do about them. But first, let’s take a look at why you might find pests in your gutters READ MORE »
The holiday season is a time of fun, joy, and hanging out with loved ones. You want to gather around the Christmas tree or menorah, eat lots of delicious food, and relax on the couch, not be startled by little critters crawling around your house. When you’re hosting holiday gatherings, you want to make sure that the place is clean and comfortable — and when your family comes home for the holidays, you don’t want any bugs to come with them. What kinds of bugs are a problem? There are a variety of bugs that may try and make themselves READ MORE »
Mouse infestations are unfortunately a common happenstance for homeowners. They can also happen in rentals, but many rental units have a pest control system set up, and the landlord will handle the problem. In a house, though, there are many places for mice to hide and make their homes, where you may or may not notice. Once you’ve gotten rid of the mice, it is important to do a thorough cleaning to wipe all evidence of them from your home. Why do you need to sterilize? While many would consider mice just a minor nuisance, they can cause some major READ MORE »