Gaining Control Over Pests In The Home

Bug Off: 8 Pest Control Myths You Should Know This Summer

Posted by on Aug 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Bug Off: 8 Pest Control Myths You Should Know This Summer

With summer always just around the corner, it makes sense that you want to pay close attention to the bugs in your yard. This is especially the case with diseases like Zika taking the forefront of the news. Want to keep your home free of pests, including mosquitoes and roaches? Make sure to avoid believing these pest control myths first. Myth #1: You can eliminate bed bugs with bug bombs. The truth is that bug bombs are not enough. Bed bugs need more extensive treatment for complete elimination, especially because typical bug bombs will not...

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Removing A Honey Bee Hive From Your Preschool’s Property

Posted by on Jul 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Removing A Honey Bee Hive From Your Preschool’s Property

If you run a preschool and one of the children you care for discovered a honey bee hive on your facility’s grounds, steps will need to be taken to remove it promptly. Children would be at risk for injury if you ignored the hive. Here are some steps to take in removing the hive efficiently so it is no longer a safety hazard to the children you care for each day. Plan Alternate Activities For Children Until The Hive Is Removed It is best to avoid the area where the honey bee hive is located until you can remove it in...

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Keeping Rodents From Becoming A Warehouse Nightmare

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Keeping Rodents From Becoming A Warehouse Nightmare

If you work in a warehouse where food products are stored, you will want to take the time to do rodent control procedures in an attempt to keep these creatures from contaminating your wares. Rodents can become a hassle if they are not eliminated from the area quickly, causing for failed inspections and loss of merchandise as a result. Here are some steps you can take to ensure your warehouse remains mouse and rat-free. Keep The Area Well-Lit Mice and rats tend to hunker down in areas where dark shadows are present,...

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3 Ways To Keep Mice Out Of Your House Without Killing Them

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways To Keep Mice Out Of Your House Without Killing Them

No one wants mice running wild in their home. They can chew up your clothes, spread feces in the closets and under your bed, and are just all-around unwelcome guests. Even if you’re the type of person who doesn’t want to kill them by laying out poison or lethal traps, you still have options to keep the rodents out of your home. Below are three things you should do in combination. Two methods are designed to help keep the mice away, and the third is designed to capture any rodents that manage to break in or those stowaways that are...

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How An Exterminator Can Help With Getting Rid Of Mice

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How An Exterminator Can Help With Getting Rid Of Mice

Are you beginning to see a lot of mice running around your house, even during the daytime? If you have been trying to get rid of the pests on your own with no success, it might be time to hire a professional exterminator. There are several services that an exterminator can provide that will make your investment worthwhile. This article will explain some of the ways an exterminator can help with bringing a mice problem under control. Figure Out How Mice Are Getting Inside the House An exterminator will not only get rid of mice, but he or she...

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How To Detect Bed Bugs In The Home

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Detect Bed Bugs In The Home

Bed bugs are household pest that requires immediate extermination, otherwise the problem will simply grow worse. Unfortunately, many people struggle to know when they are dealing with a potential bed bug infestation. If you would like to learn more about detecting these highly unwanted pests, read on. This article will present three helpful tips. Visual Inspection The most tried and true method of detecting bed bug is with your eyes. Of course, that can be easier said than done, especially considering that bed bugs are not only small but...

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Four Things You Need To Know About Maricopa Harvester Ants

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Things You Need To Know About Maricopa Harvester Ants

Maricopa harvester ants are an aggressive species of ant that can be found in backyards throughout much of the southwestern United States. Here are four things you need to know about Maricopa harvester ants. Where are Maricopa harvester ants found? Maricopa harvester ants can be found in Arizona, Colorado, California, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas and Utah. Within these areas, they generally build their nests in flat or gently-sloped areas, like your backyard. What do Maricopa harvester ants look like? Ant species can be difficult to identify,...

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6 Steps To Take To Keep Pests At Bay This Summer

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 6 Steps To Take To Keep Pests At Bay This Summer

If you had unwanted insects and animals around your house last summer, you can take proactive steps this summer to keep pests at bay and away from your home. Here are six steps you can take to protect your home from pests this summer. Use Crushed Rocks Around Your Flower Beds If you typically put mulch around your flower beds, consider switching up the materials that you put on your flower beds to make them look nice. Mulch, although it looks nice, can also attract a lot of bugs to your flower beds. Instead, put crushed rocks around your...

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Four Things You Need To Know About Mattress Encasements

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Things You Need To Know About Mattress Encasements

Bed bugs need to stay close to their food source—you—and can often be found infesting mattresses and bedding. Due to this habit, encasing your mattress can form an important part of your bed bug control strategy. Here are four things you need to know about mattress encasements. What are mattress encasements? Mattress encasments are bed bug-proof covers that encase both your mattress and your box spring. These encasements have very tight zippers, so there’s no way for bed bugs to pass through the cover. Even freshly-hatched bed bugs...

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3 Tips for Getting Rid of Ants That Are Stealing Food from Your Dog’s Bowl

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips for Getting Rid of Ants That Are Stealing Food from Your Dog’s Bowl

As summer months approach, ants will come out of hibernation to look for food. They’ll basically consume any food scraps that they can get their hands on, which is why uneaten kibbles are often a target. If you notice these pesky little pests around your dog’s bowl of kibbles, it’s important that you act quickly in order to prevent a full-on infestation. Once these pests find a stable food source, they’ll likely visit your home again and again. In addition to calling an exterminator, here are three tips you should...

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