Damaged Books? Check Your Home For Silverfish


If you find damaged pages in your books or magazines, check your home for silverfish. These destructive and bothersome pests usually live in moist or damp areas of the home, including near leaky sink plumbing pipes. Silverfish move quickly from one location to another, which makes it hard to spot the pests. The tips below can help you find the silverfish in your home before they destroy your books. Where Should You Look for Silverfish?

16 March 2018

Ant Control Tips You Should Consider Following


Ants can be a serious nuisance to your home or business. In addition to ruining stored food and damaging the building, ants can also cause serious bites that can contribute to allergic reactions in some people. Addressing the problems that ants can cause your property can be a fairly simple process if you are aware of some effective strategies. Use Natural Ant Repellents There are a variety of substances that will naturally repel ants from an area.

6 March 2018

Can You Be Held Responsible For Termite Treatments When You're A Tenant?


Renting a home instead of owning your own property offers a few distinct benefits to the tenant. One of the biggest benefits is that most forms of property damage, as long as you didn't cause them as a tenant, are the responsibility of the landlord to fix instead of you. When the damage in question is being caused by millions of furiously chewing termites, the idea of having someone else pay for treatment and repairs can relieve a lot of stress.

12 February 2018

Three Benefits Of Using A Pest Control Company For Rodent Removal


If you have rodents in your home, such as a mice or rat, you can set traps out and attempt to catch the rodent yourself. This may leave you wondering if you really need to hire a pest control company to assist you. Learning the benefits of using a pest control company for rodent removal will help you decide whether to do it yourself or whether using a company is better for you.

26 November 2017

No More Dine And Dash: 3 Tips For Keeping Restaurants Pest-Free


Restaurants are especially vulnerable to pests. An endless supply of food combined with a warm kitchen is a pest's dream. Routine pest prevention will give your restaurant the best chance of preventing pests or eliminating them if they do visit. Develop A Cleaning Schedule Set aside specific days for cleaning your restaurant, and give each employee an assignment. When everyone works together and you consistently make strides to keep your restaurant clean, the task will not become overwhelming.

9 November 2017

Keeping Termites Out Of Your Garden Or Yard


While having termites in your yard might not always be the worst thing to happen, these tiny insects can wreak havoc if they decide to move from the yard to your house. Once the infestation takes hold in your home, you may notice damage to the siding, walls, and even the support structure of the building. Keeping termites away from your yard is one way to help prevent them from taking over your home.

17 October 2017

4 Things To Expect From Your Termite Inspection


Hiring a professional pest control company for a termite inspection is a must if you notice any signs of termites. These signs include wood shavings, the termites coming out themselves or termite shelter tunnels, which are noticeable around the foundation of the home since they bulge from the surface. Here are four things you can expect once the professionals show up for inspection: Look for More Than Termites: First off, many of the signs of termites could actually be the cause from some other type of wood eating pest.

27 September 2017

Are You Getting Your Home Ready To Sell? 3 Strategies For Getting Rid Of Pests


Getting your home ready to put on the market requires some serious effort, especially if you have fallen behind on routine maintenance. Now that you have patched up the big stuff, it is time to focus on making sure that the sight of a roach scurrying across the floor does not turn off a prospective buyer. Fortunately, many of the things that keep pests at bay are also things that will help your house sell faster.

7 September 2017

Don't Let Earwigs Wig You Out


For decades, there have been rumors circulating that they will crawl into your ears and eat your brain — but thankfully, this is just not true about earwigs. These annoying pests can be a nuisance, but, luckily, they are not dangerous, and you do not have to panic if you find them in your home. Don't let earwigs wig you out — here's a closer look at these pesky, but rather harmless insects.

24 August 2017

Got Bed Bugs And Don't Know Why? It May Be This Unexpected Way


Finding bed bugs in your home can be a frustrating experience, especially if you don't know how the pests got there in the first place. Bed bugs can hitchhike in your luggage, laundry, and other personal items when you travel or wash clothes in a public laundromat. The pests can also invade your home by hiding in the things you buy from a thrift store or garage sale. Once the pests enter your home, they hide in places you can't access, such as your wall sockets and windowsills.

26 July 2017