According to some statistics about 20 percent of homeowners have struggled with bed bug infestations or knew someone who was battling these pests. That means, if you're shopping for a home, there's a good chance you may end up with one that has these bugs already in residence. Unfortunately, the seller may not always be forthcoming about this type of infestation, so here are a few tips to help you determine if your future home has bed bugs.
26 February 2018
There is absolutely nothing appealing about rats and mice. They enter your home quietly and easily because of their ability to squeeze themselves through small open spaces or when you leave your door to the outside open. They are looking for food and shelter. Once inside your home, these pests are in for a long haul in hiding. They move around at night in darkness searching for food particles left within their reach.
24 January 2018
Becoming a landlord for the first time is tough because you need to maintain a functioning property for your tenants, but there are so many details that must be considered. While you will learn things along the way, you should do everything you can to maximize your confidence because this will instill confidence in potential tenants and make you feel better about renting. You do not want to pass up on any important services, even if they are preventive measures.
26 November 2017
Your garage and toolshed can be a major source of pest problems. This is due to the fact that it is common for individuals to overlook the need to protect these areas from developing pest problems. Once these issues have developed, it can be fairly easy for the pests to start targeting your home's interior. When it comes to preventing pest problems in your garage and toolshed, there are three ways in particular that you can help to reduce this threat.
7 November 2017
Maintaining the function, appeal, and cleanliness of your home can be overwhelming at times. Not only do you need to mow your lawn, wash the windows, and scrub down bathrooms regularly, but you also need to focus on controlling pests. The majority are harmless, but certain pests can wreak havoc on your home and health. Bed bugs multiply quickly, increasing the risk of an infestation in your home. In addition, they will bite you, feeding off your blood.
13 October 2017
If you're like most people, you probably don't much enjoy sharing your home with pests such as spiders. Luckily, there are a few things you can do on a regular basis to keep those pesky spiders from trying to move into your home. It's possible to keep them out of sight and out of mind throughout the year. Here are three effective options to consider implementing within your own household:
22 September 2017
Most ants are just a minor annoyance. They get into the sugar and freak you out a little when they crawl across your hand. Carpenter ants are a whole other story. These big, hungry ants eat wood, and they can cause a lot of damage to the wooden structures in your home. It's important to do all you can to keep carpenter ants at bay. Here are three such strategies:
6 September 2017
Do you continually find dead insects around your commercial property and worry that left behind droppings around the property indicates you have a rodent problem as well? If so, you have to call the pest control professionals before you end up with a legal issue, because your building isn't safe for your staff and clients or customers. Here are some of the things that you have to worry about, and some concerns that need professional attention for the pest problem brewing in your commercial property.
17 August 2017
If you just found out that your mattress is infested with bed bugs, you'll need to get the matter under control as soon as you can. Bed bugs multiply quickly, which means you could be looking at a major infestation in just a matter of days, especially if you don't get it under control quickly. If getting rid of the mattress isn't an option, there are still steps you can take for successful bed bug removal.
5 August 2017
While snakes are not like most garden pests in that they will not kill your plants or eat your food, they can still present an annoyance that you may want to get rid of, especially if you have small pets or animals in your home and garden. This is doubly true if you live in an area that has a high population of venomous snakes, which can pose a threat to both you and your pets.
20 July 2017