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Do Termites Stay Active in Winter?

January 3, 2022

Termites are some of the most damaging pests there are. The West Indian drywood termite alone causes $100 million in damage in the United States each year—and that’s just one type of termite in one country. The amount of damage is considerably higher throughout the world. Depending on where you live, you may not be thinking about termites in the winter. You may have even wondered, “Do termites stay active in winter?” The answer, unfortunately, is yes. This article will cover termites in winter and explain why termites stay active during the winter. What are termites? Termites are small insects... View Article

Are Bedbugs Active in Winter?

December 20, 2021

One of the perks of living in a cold-weather city is that many outdoor bugs like mosquitoes, flies and gnats either die or go dormant once the temperatures drop—but what about other pests like bedbugs? Are bedbugs active in winter? The answer is yes. Bedbugs typically live exclusively indoors, so they aren’t subjected to the frigid temperatures that other exterior pests are. This article will cover bedbug seasonal activity with a focus on the winter months. Here are the top FAQs. What are bedbugs? Bedbugs are small, red-brown parasitic insects that are often found in or on furniture like beds,... View Article

Pest-Proofing Your Home for the Winter

November 29, 2021

As the weather gets cold outside, several pests are looking for a way to get into your home for shelter and warmth. Not only are pests in the home annoying, but they’re potentially hazardous for your family’s health. Luckily, there are ways to keep these unwanted intruders from making their way indoors. Here’s your guide to keeping your home pest-free during winter with some simple winter pest-proofing tips. What type of pests do you need to worry about in the winter? Most people mistakenly believe they only need to worry about pest problems during the warm, summer months. The truth... View Article

What Are Some Common Winter Pests to Watch For?

November 15, 2021

While most people typically associate summer with an abundance of insects and pests due to the warm weather, there are plenty of winter home pests that can be a serious nuisance during the colder months of the year. Here’s a list of common winter pests to be aware of, as well as detailed instructions on how to prevent them from making your home their home this winter. Mice and rats While you can encounter rodents like mice and rats in your home at any time throughout the year, they’re actually the most problematic of winter home pests. Mice and rats... View Article

How Active Are Rodents in the Winter?

November 2, 2021

While many people assume rats and mice hibernate during the winter, this isn’t the case. Sure, these rodents slow down in cold temperatures, but they remain active. In fact, you may see more rodents in or near your home in winter, as they seek warm places to hide out. Read on to learn more about the habits of rodents during winter. We’ll also provide some information on preventing rodents from seeking shelter in your home. Where do rodents go in winter? Like most creatures, rodents of all varieties seek out somewhere warm to spend the winter. These spots might include... View Article

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