Raccoon Prevention – How to Keep Raccoons Away

Raccoons. They’re cute (especially the babies). They’re clever. But when they make your home theirs, they’re nothing short of a menace! The interesting thing about raccoons is that they are not really “wild” animals. They are like rats, unwelcome urban neighbors. Raccoons are scavengers and thus, they are far more common in our cities and suburbs than they are in the wild where they’d really have to work for their supper. You might ask, if they’re so common, why haven’t you seen any until it Read More +

Pesky Pests That Can Damage Your Home, part #1

#1 on our list is the ultra-destructive termite. Each year termites cause over $5 billion of damage to homes and property, according to the National Pest Management Association. Termite control is not something easily performed by laymen. In fact, just the process of identifying the termite can be difficult for the non-professional as they are often misidentified as ants or flying ants. A professional exterminator will help homeowners identify the particular variety you have encountered and will use a targeted method of control to eliminate Read More +

How to Select a Pest Control Company

Selecting a reputable pest control company that’s going to serve your needs requires a few critical steps. It’s important that you understand the necessary requirements for ensuring you deal with a reputable professional, and one that uses trusted ingredients. Many pests like mice or even termites can cause utter destruction of your home, and cost you tens of thousands of dollars if not more in structural damage and other inconveniences. While there are many effective measures to prepare, prevent, and treat home pest invasions sometimes Read More +

Spring Forward With Pest Control

Well, winter has come and gone for the most part and spring will soon be upon us. That means yard work and outdoor chores and activities and unfortunately bugs. With the weather warming up, the insects and arachnids will be busy establishing new ground and reclaiming old ground and unfortunately that may also mean your home as their battlefield. Each pest poses its own threat to your quality of life. Some of them can cause havoc with your food supplies, others can damage the infrastructure Read More +

Need A Pest Control Expert? Here Are Some Tips

When your home or office are under attack from pesky insects, mice, or other vermin, you’ll need to get a pest control professional asap to handle the problem. There are lots of pest control companies in every city and town but knowing what to look for regarding the best you can hire calls for being aware of not only what it takes to qualify, but also what that pest control company can do and has done. When it comes to pest control, one has to Read More +

Wasp Control Via Pest Control

Wasps are one of natures most amazing creations. These insects are highly resilient and resourceful. They come in a variety of species and using pest control to prevent and rid them calls for real expertise. Wasps come in generally two categories. Singular or colony. Colony wasps build nests and engage in cultural engineering. The hive is run by a queen wasp and all the workers are female. When it’s time to start a new colony, unfertilized eggs will turn into males and then certain eggs Read More +

Ticks: A Royal Pain To Pest Control

If there’s one creature that can drive a person crazy, it’s the tick. Along with the flea, these creatures have been a menace to mankind since day one. They’re arachnids, in the same class as spiders. They live on the fluids of other creatures, mostly animals, but also frequent humans causing massive harm and even death. Ticks are small about a centimeter and are difficult to detect. Once they’ve bitten into a person they begin drinking blood and become fat and engorged. Removing the menaces Read More +