Categories for Insect Control

Signs Your Home May Have Termites

April 24, 2023

Signs Your Home May Have Termites Termites are a multi-billion dollar problem, and unless you can catch them in the act early, they can cause severe damage to your home. That’s why it’s important to know your home’s warning signs. Here are a few to look for: Swarmers If you see swarmers, it may be an indication of termites in your home. These winged insects are the reproductives of termite colonies and they fly away to mate and start new ones. Swarmers can be found near windows, doorways and other places that are easily accessible to termites. If you notice... View Article

How To Determine If You Have An Ant Problem This Spring

April 10, 2023

How To Determine If You Have An Ant Problem This Spring Ants like to live where it’s warm and close to food and water. And with that said, spring is the time when ants come out of hibernation and look for a new home to nest in. Here are four signs that you may have an ant problem this Spring. Signs Of An Ant Infestation Ants are a common pest that can cause damage to your home and garden. Here are several signs you can look for that will let you know you have an ant problem. Pathways or trails:... View Article

How to Prepare for Pesky Pests This Spring

March 21, 2023

When the weather warms up, pests wake up from their winter hibernation and start to come out. There are some preventative measures you can take to keep these critters at bay this spring. Follow these tips and you’ll be on your way to a pest-free home. Check for Moisture Issues Spring is a great time to check for moisture issues in the home. This is because pests, such as cockroaches, mosquitoes, termites, and other pesky insects, are looking for sources of water to feed on. Using a moisture meter, you can easily determine how much moisture there is in your walls and ceilings without even... View Article

Pests and Insects You Might Encounter This Spring

March 7, 2023

As the weather warms up, pests and insects come out of hiding. These critters look for food, lodging and breeding ground. To protect your home and property from infestations, start prevention planning early. Identify and prevent access points to your home such as door sweeps, window screens and caulk around doors, windows and walls. Houseflies Flies are scavengers and feed on a variety of waste products. They liquefy solid foods with their spongy mouthparts and regurgitate them wherever they rest. These filth flies may be found in trash cans, compost piles, animal feces and moist soil. They are capable of... View Article

Tips To Prevent Ticks This Summer

July 7, 2022

How do I prevent tick bites this summer? Are there ways to prevent ticks? This will be a common question as summer approaches. Ticks usually become common during this period, increasing your chances of being bitten. These tips will help you to prevent bites and associated health problems. 1. Create a Tick-Free Zone Creating a tick-free zone is one of the best ways to prevent tick bites. This can be done in your backyard or any other area where you frequently spend time outdoors. Keep the grass short and remove any leaf litter, brush, and weeds. Ticks like to hide... View Article

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