Animals That Can Damage a House

Soft or furry animals are not necessarily cuddly and friendly. These animals are not just a nuisance, they can also do serious and costly damage to your property. The damages are often so significant that it can cost thousands of dollars in repairs, ultimately hurting...
How Weather Affects Pest Pattern and Activities

How Weather Affects Pest Pattern and Activities

Weather influences pest movement and patterns. As the seasons change, so does the threat of pests invading your home. To prevent infestation, it’s necessary to gain knowledge of each season and its pest patterns so that preventive measures can be taken: Spring –...

Tips to Keep Ants from Your Home and Garden

Ants can be a nuisance, but once they start building colonies, they may cause damage to your property. They might eat food on your counter or in trash receptacles. In the garden, ants can encourage disease amongst healthy plants. Uncontrolled ant population growth and...

First Aid Tips for Insect Bites

Spring is associated with blooming flowers and increased daylight. At the same time, unwelcome visitors (insects) may visit your home and garden. Increasing temperatures as summer approaches inspire bugs to come out of their hibernation after a period of winter...
Six Common Spring Pests and How to Prevent Them

Six Common Spring Pests and How to Prevent Them

Spring is a time for sunshine, warm weather, and blossoming plants. However, this season is also the time when pests become active once again after a winter break. In some cases, pests can invade your yard and home, creating inconvenience. Avoid these five springtime...
Hazards of Bed Bug Infestation

Hazards of Bed Bug Infestation

Bed bugs are a serious problem, though they may be less visible than other pests (like earwigs, bees, or cockroaches). Bed bugs are not known to spread diseases like mosquitoes can, but there are health risks associated with bed bug infestation. Keep yourself on guard...
How Birds Can Damage Your Home

How Birds Can Damage Your Home

Birds may not seem as obvious a pest as raccoons or squirrels, but they can cause harm to you and your home. While some birds are useful to homeowners by eating nearby insects or entertaining you as they splash in a birdbath, an infestation can damage building...
How to Attract Insect-Eating Birds

How to Attract Insect-Eating Birds

One way to decrease the number of insects in your yard is to attract birds to your home. Many birds feed on insects, which can be a boon if you regularly deal with unwanted guests like mosquitoes or earwigs. Birdseed will attract birds, and there are other methods to...

Why You Shouldn’t Try to Eliminate Pests Yourself

Many online sources, magazines, and other articles will claim they know how to solve pest problems without the assistance of professionals. However, these efforts often create more problems. The average person doesn’t have expert knowledge, tools, or the skill set to...
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