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Creative critters creep through crevices

Creepy crawleys are all a rage during October. Especially since it’s the beginning of overwintering. But overwintering is not the only reason critters enter. Also, many times, they do not discriminate on the season. Regardless critters will creep through the crevices as the title mentions, but the important thing is knowing what to do [...]

By |2019-10-28T04:11:22+00:00October 28th, 2019|Articles, General pest control, overwintering pests|Comments Off on Creative critters creep through crevices

Prevent tick bites when heading outdoors

© CDC Head burrowing, blood sucking arachnids - need I say more? I actually should! It is summer when there is high chances of tick attacks. I was going to say activity, but really attack IS the activity they do. Their hobby is to burrow their heads under your skin and drink [...]

By |2019-08-07T11:20:27+00:00August 7th, 2019|Articles, Ticks|Comments Off on Prevent tick bites when heading outdoors

4 Truths about Ant Management

Expectation – Exterminating your ant infestation will take several treatments and an estimated time of completion will probably not work. Ant management requires dedication, investigation, communication, and many times, multiple techniques. Inspection - Each case of ant infestation is unique so your pest control technician will be able to customize your treatment plan according [...]

By |2019-06-11T01:57:16+00:00June 11th, 2019|Ants, Articles, General pest control|Comments Off on 4 Truths about Ant Management

Take Action Against Ant Infestation

It’s no secret that ants have had a social structure since the beginning. As humans we seek to understand their world and we tend to study it a lot along with their behavior and anatomy. Ants are truly complex and in order for them to not invade your home, a complex system of treatment [...]

By |2019-06-11T00:25:48+00:00June 11th, 2019|Ants, Articles, General pest control|Comments Off on Take Action Against Ant Infestation

Rodents and their dangerous habit of chewing

Too cute to be forgotten...because...Oh the damage! Rats have been “chew” it all. I feel bad for them and their cousins. All of them. But I feel even more bad for humans. It’s no secret that rodents spend most of their lives chewing on things. But the impact of rodents chewing is [...]

By |2019-02-05T19:14:02+00:00February 5th, 2019|Articles, deer mice, house mice, rodents|Comments Off on Rodents and their dangerous habit of chewing

Fangs are not just for Dracula: The Bite-down on Spider Bites

What NOT to do: We consult the internet a lot when comparing spider bites, but one of the things we shouldn’t do is compare insect or arachnid bites with other photos. Each person will react differently to spider bites, so photos are not a reliable source when trying to identify what kind of spider [...]

By |2019-04-19T00:48:24+00:00October 29th, 2018|Articles, General pest control, spiders|Comments Off on Fangs are not just for Dracula: The Bite-down on Spider Bites

Get your home ready for a pest-free winter

It’s finally fall! The cooler weather is here, the leaves are changing again and around the corner is the upcoming winter with goodies and shopping. But before it gets too busy, let me be the knot on your finger and remind you about protecting your home from overwintering pests. In a previous post, we [...]

By |2019-04-19T00:48:14+00:00October 18th, 2018|Articles, beetles, boxelder bugs, overwintering pests, rodents, stinkbugs|Comments Off on Get your home ready for a pest-free winter

The truth about Carpenter Bees

I caught myself a baby bumble bee…or not! What you are actually seeing out and about at your yard may be a carpenter bee. Carpenter bees are very physically similar to bumble bees. They are yellow and black, but have a shiny, black, hairless abdomen and are about 1 to 25 mm long. The [...]

By |2019-04-19T00:47:56+00:00August 7th, 2018|Articles, carpenter bees, General pest control|Comments Off on The truth about Carpenter Bees

Top Signs of Termite Infestation

It’s spring and Termites are back! Yeah, it’s been cold a bit, but the season is turning and termites are starting to swarm. You can protect and prevent by watching or checking for the tell tale signs that termites may have infested your home. Here are the top signs that your home may be infected. [...]

By |2018-04-06T09:26:54+00:00March 30th, 2018|Articles, General pest control, termites|Comments Off on Top Signs of Termite Infestation

Anatomy of a Cockroach: Know your Enemy

A roach is a roach and it’s good as dead. For the longest it didn’t matter what kind of roach it was, because it would soon be annihilated. But, in reality, having roaches in your home is not ok. You can’t just stomp or try to treat on your own. You have to arm yourself [...]

By |2018-01-18T03:37:51+00:00January 18th, 2018|Articles, General pest control, roaches|Comments Off on Anatomy of a Cockroach: Know your Enemy