How to Tell if You Have a Termite Infestation

How to Tell if You Have a Termite Infestation

Termites are the worst nightmare for many homeowners. It’s unsettling to know that many bugs are lurking around in your home, let alone when you realize that they have the potential to damage prized furniture and household features. In the worst case scenario, termites could even create critical structural damage to the wooden section of your home, creating a possible safety concern. Do you think there might be termites in your home? Read on to learn about four signs of termite infestation and find out.

Simple Ways to Keep Unwanted Squirrels and Raccoons Out

Simple Ways to Keep Unwanted Squirrels and Raccoons Out

Squirrels, raccoons, and other pests are shrewd animals. If given the opportunity, they can sneak their way into your home and create extensive damage to your home. These animals can easily get into your home because they are small, agile, and extremely clever when motivated. To avoid major headaches, try these simple tips to keep unwanted animals out of your home.

Managing a Life With Mosquitos: 10 Ways to Avoid Them

Managing a Life With Mosquitos: 10 Ways to Avoid Them

When Noah put two of each animal on the Ark, why did he decide to keep mosquitos? We may never know, but we can handle it. Mosquitos are more than annoying; they are the world’s number one killer, carrying diseases in every part of the world.

Looking to do some DIY Pest Control? Check out these tips.

Looking to do some DIY Pest Control? Check out these tips.

There is a lot you can do to keep your home and yard from being a hangout for unwanted squatters. You can search the internet for a collection of tips and tricks, or check out a quick list that we put together right here!

Don’t let the bugs bite… But when you’re bit, this is what you should do.

Don’t let the bugs bite… But when you’re bit, this is what you should do.

It’s is part of being human, but it’s so annoying: getting bit by insects. Of course, the most common is a mosquito bite, but there are thousands of little bugs in the world that want a piece of you or want some peace from you. Here are some of the most common bug bites identified by what the bites probably look like.

What You Need to Know if You See a Raccoon During Daylight

What You Need to Know if You See a Raccoon During Daylight

There is a tradition that if you see a raccoon during daylight hours, it has rabies. This makes sense because everyone knows that raccoons are nocturnal creatures. Nonetheless, it is not necessarily true.

Winter Preparation Pest Control Checklist

Winter Preparation Pest Control Checklist

Winter is here and everyone is heading into the house for warmth and delicious meals, even the bugs and rodents in your area. Before you settle down for a cup of hot cocoa and a great movie, take the time to secure your house against uninvited squatters that will enter your house to eat your food and generally make everyone uncomfortable.

5 Pest Control Products Every Home Should Have on Hand

5 Pest Control Products Every Home Should Have on Hand

The worst part about household pests such as ants, roaches, and mice, is that they can show up at any time. There is no warning. Very often, their presence has nothing to do with anything that you can control. While your proximity to woods for example, may make it more likely for pests to invade your home, sometimes even location doesn’t matter.  These pests are looking to get out of the harsh environment outdoors and into the comfort of your home. It can be very important to be prepared for this eventuality. There are some great over-the-counter products that can help to keep a minor infestation from turning into a major problem.

Favorite Midnight Snacks for Pests – How to Keep Critters Out, by Not Inviting Them In!

Favorite Midnight Snacks for Pests – How to Keep Critters Out, by Not Inviting Them In!

Everyone knows that insecticides and rat and mouse poisons are, well, poisonous. They aren’t only poisonous to the creatures they are sold to eliminate, but they are also poisonous to humans and pets. The famous phrase, “If you build it, they will come,” has an opposite phrase too, “If you don’t build it, they won’t come.” In the case of pests, you want to avoid building a Home Depot and grocery store for them.

Try these 10 Tips to Keep Animals Out of Your Garbage Today

Try these 10 Tips to Keep Animals Out of Your Garbage Today

They show up in winter, in summer, almost anytime: raccoons, cats, and other animals hunting around in your trash looking for a free meal.  Here are 10 easy tips that you can use to keep furry creatures out of your trash right now.