Controlling Bed Bugs In Your Short-Term Rental

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If you rent out a room in your home or an entire home for short-term stays, bed bugs are likely a concern. You want your paying guests to be comfortable but you also must be wary of the pests they may accidentally bring with them during their visit. Bed Protection Measures The bed is the main conduit of bed bugs in any rental room. If the pests are in a guest's clothing or coat, they can spread to the bed when they lay down or throw some clothing onto the bed.

9 March 2021

Bed Bugs In Your New Mattress? What You Should Do

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Bed bugs will make their home anywhere, and they very well could have come directly to your home from the manufacturer where you purchased your new mattress. It is possible for bed bugs to be on all types of new furniture, including new bedding, pillows, and other items as well. If you have a new bed and new bed bugs to go with it, you need to do something immediately to help get rid of them.

4 December 2020

4 Of The Most Misleading Myths Associated With Bed Bug Extermination

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Bed bugs are scary, but when they make their way into your home, they can be an all-out nightmare. Thankfully, professional bed bug extermination makes getting rid of these insects a bit easier to do. Nevertheless, there are several myths people mistakenly believe that get in the way of them seeking treatment. Here is a look at a few of the most prevailing myths to clear.  Myth: Bed bug extermination usually involves removing all furniture and discarding it.

20 August 2020

Important Reasons to Immediately Remove Mice from Your Home

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There are few things as unsettling as a mouse sighting in your home. It's the type of thing that nightmares and horror movies are made of. It can be tempting to ignore what you saw and pretend it didn't happen, but that can be a mistake for many reasons. Yes, a single mouse may enter your home and leave within the hour, but your odds of winning in Vegas are probably better.

10 December 2019

3 Mistakes To Avoid When Using Mouse Traps

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At first look, mice can be cute little furry guests. Unfortunately, these cute and little rodents can do big damage to your home. Thankfully, you can prevent this damage with the right mouse traps, but knowing how to use these traps to your advantage is key. Here are a few mistakes to avoid when using different types of mouse traps for rodent control. Touching the Traps Excessively Mice rely on all their senses to find food.

4 October 2019

Smells That Drive Mice Bonkers

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Mice rely a lot on their sense of smell to sniff out food. Because of that, you might be able to drive them away using the right smells. There are some smells that mice hate and other smells that they fear and will run away from. There are also some methods that shouldn't be used at all. Mothballs One of the worst ways to deter a mouse is to use mothballs.

25 June 2019

Squirrels In Your Attic? A Brief Guide

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Hearing funny noises in your attic? You could very well have a squirrel problem. Squirrels are known to invade homes and make nests in attics and crawl spaces. The situation must be dealt with quickly and efficiently, because squirrels can transmit diseases and also cause structural damage to your house. Here's is a brief guide to resolving this issue. Signs One of the mainsigns that you have squirrels in your house is noise coming from the attic as the animals move about.

14 January 2019

Signs That Show You Need To Call An Exterminator

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Waiting until you see bugs or rodents in plain sight in your home may mean waiting too long to call an exterminator. If you want to get a jump on pest control problems, you ought to be on the lookout for these five signs of trouble. Sawdust When insects or rodents get into a structure, they tend to want to make their own pathways through it in order to ensure their safety.

3 September 2018

Heat Treatments Can Protect Your Hotel From Bed Bug Bite Lawsuits

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Bed bugs are one of the worst problems that a hotel can get. They are just as bad as roaches because they can cause serious problems with guests and are more likely to go home with them. In this situation, a guest may decide to sue a hotel and could win. Thankfully, heat treatments can help eliminate this issue. Bed Bugs May Cause Skin Infections While bed bugs don't spread diseases with their bites, they can cause excessive itching and scratching that may lead to a skin infection.

25 June 2018

Preventing Rats From Taking Over Your Business: Three Steps To Take

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Having rats in your business can be a problem for many reasons. They can cause unsanitary conditions, particularly in restaurants and grocery stores, and they can scare off potential customers. Rats can even carry diseases, so it's important to prevent them from taking over your place of business. Having a rat control plan in place is the first step to preventing these rodents from making their home in your workplace. Here are a few things you can do to keep rats at bay.

15 May 2018