Ants, Spiders, Roaches, and Insect Extermination

How to prevent ants Ants are social insects that live in colonies made up of one or a few queens, and many workers. There are two common types of ants found in homes in all areas of the world – the sugar ant and the carpenter ant. Sugar ants primarily live in the soil but… Continue reading Ants, Spiders, Roaches, and Insect Extermination

5 Types of Roaches That Threaten Your Family’s Health

American cockroach Measuring at 1.5 inches long and .25 inches tall, the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana, is the largest of the common roach pests. Adults are reddish brown and have a flat wide oval body. They have long wings and long segmented antennas. The young are similar in appearance, but does not have wings. On… Continue reading 5 Types of Roaches That Threaten Your Family’s Health

Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall is a good time to take care of big home repair projects before shorter days (and in many areas, ice and snow) make outdoor work too difficult. And if you do live in an area with cold winters, take some time this fall to boost energy efficiency throughout your home, and prevent damage from… Continue reading Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Happy Halloween: The Best Pest Costumes Around the Web

One of our favorite holidays is right around the corner. This Halloween, rather than focusing on combating our pest nemeses, we thought it would be fun to honor some of our local pests by sharing the best pest costumes from around the Internet. The Mosquito We thought we were done with these pesky summer insects… Continue reading Happy Halloween: The Best Pest Costumes Around the Web

A Guide to Spooky Pests

Great article! Real-life creepy critters that can give homeowners a scare this Halloween While it’s normal to see spiders, bats and other creepy crawlers invade your front doorstep on Halloween in the form of trick-or-treaters or spooky décor, homeowners should also to be on the lookout for real-life ghoulish pests this fall. Here’s a guide… Continue reading A Guide to Spooky Pests

Cereal and Pantry Pests

Introduction A variety of different insects attack cereals, flour, herbs, spices, chocolate, dried fruits and similar items in our homes. A few of these insects may be present but go unnoticed. The pests are usually not noticed in the home until they become abundant. Insects found in flour and cereal are often referred to as… Continue reading Cereal and Pantry Pests

The Complete Guide to Managing Your Summer Pest Problem

Found this great article and wanted to share! https://lifehacker.com/the-complete-guide-to-managing-your-summer-pest-problem-1183885737 Adam Dachis Summer brings fun, sun, and—unfortunately—lots of annoying bugs. If you’ve got the pests that come with the season, you don’t have to go through great lengths to rid your home of them. A few DIY methods and inexpensive tools can do the trick. Back… Continue reading The Complete Guide to Managing Your Summer Pest Problem