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...

When to Hire a Pest Control Company

When people have pest problems, they sometimes think that “do-it-yourself” (DIY) methods will take care of the issue. This can make the problem worse, however. It’s usually best to contact pest control services. Here’s what to consider when hiring a professional team...

Tips for Preventing Rat Infestation

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” – Benjamin Franklin Rats in your home can be far more than simply annoying; they damage walls, wiring, and insulation. Avoid costly repairs by preventing rats and mice from entering your home in the first place....

What You Don’t Know about Pest Control

Getting rid of insects or rodents in a house is a job always best handled by professionals. From small “creepy crawlers” to sizeable animals, home invaders come in different types and sizes. Getting rid of them takes different, specialized approaches. Sometimes,...
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