Categories for Preventative Pest Control

How To Prevent A Termite Infestation This Summer

May 24, 2023

How To Prevent A Termite Infestation This Summer Termites can be a big problem for homeowners, and the summer months are a particularly difficult time to deal with them. Fortunately, there are a number of steps you can take to prevent a termite infestation from occurring in your home this summer! Keep Your Gutters Clean If you have a home with gutters, then it’s crucial that they are kept clean all year. This will help them to drain properly and prevent damage to your lawn, foundation and other house structures. Gutters that are clogged with leaves and debris are a great... View Article

Tips On How To Prevent An Ant Infestation This Summer

May 10, 2023

Tips On How To Prevent An Ant Infestation This Summer Ants are common pests in homes and they’re often a big problem during the summer. And while they’re generally harmless, they can be difficult to get rid of. Here are some tips to hopefully keep an ant infestation from occurring in the first place! Clean Up Food Debris Ants are attracted to food spills in the kitchen, pantry, or breakroom. They may also be attracted to sweets, such as jelly drips from a child’s sandwich or syrup from your coffee mug. With that said, if you notice ants in your... 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

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