Categories for Preventative Pest Control

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

Fall Pest Control Tips

September 21, 2021

Many homeowners only consider treating pests during the spring and summer. While pests are more active during these seasons, you must look out for critters throughout the year. Keep reading to learn a few of our top fall pest control tips for this time of year: Seal cracks and crevices: Rodents and insects are going to start looking for ways to enter your home as temperatures begin to drop—but they won’t just waltz in through the front door! Instead, they’ll try to sneak in through tiny cracks in your home’s foundation or exterior walls. Seal any gaps with caulk or... View Article

What Are the Worst Late Summer Pests?

August 30, 2021

Now that summer is beginning to wind down, you might have noticed some increases in the number of pests both inside and outside your home. While some pests are more noticeable during the fall, winter and spring, there are several late summer pests that are far more active as the seasons transition from summer to fall. Keep reading to learn more about late summer insects and find out how to avoid pest issues during the final weeks of summer. Here are a few common late summer pests you might notice at this time of year: Spiders: Most spiders are relatively... View Article

Late Summer Pests to Watch For

July 19, 2021

The summer brings out many things, including bathing suits, barbecues and bugs. Summer pests can be a nuisance and an unwelcome visitor at any outdoor gathering, but they can also become invasive in your home—and late summer can be especially bad when it comes to certain pests. In the late summer, pests will start looking for a safe, comfortable place to hunker down for the cold winter months—and what’s safer and more comfortable than your home? It would be a compliment coming from a fellow human, but coming from a pest, it’s quite a bit less appealing. Here’s a few... View Article

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