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Pests That Can Damage Your Home's Siding

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Siding on a home needs to be strong enough to withstand the various damage caused by rain, wind, and hail. However, there can be pests that cause more problems for home siding. These are a few pests that you should be aware of due to the damage they can create. Rodents When a mouse tries to find a way into your house, its purpose is to seek out shelter and find food.…

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3 Signs Of Termites In Your Home

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Termites are one of the most destructive pests that your home can suffer from, as their appetite for wood and other organic products means that they can cause a great deal of structural damage to your home which can be expensive and complicated to fix. Fortunately, there are a number of red flags associated with a termite population in your home that you can watch out for to catch and stop these pests before an infestation takes hold.…

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What's That On The Bed? How To Avoid Bedbug Infestations This Summer

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Summer is synonymous with vacation travel. Unfortunately, the more you travel—and the more guests you have in your home—the more likely it is that you’ll come in contact with bed bugs. If you’ve ever dealt with bedbugs before, you know how difficult they can be to get rid of. If you’ve never had to deal with bedbugs before, you definitely don’t want to start. They’re nasty creatures that will invade your home and take months to get rid of.…

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3 Reasons To Get Rid Of Old Stumps In Your Yard

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Cutting down a tree is expensive, so many people choose to leave the stump to cut costs. Unfortunately, leaving old stumps in your yard can cause many problems, such as pest infestations inside your home. If you don’t think you need to get rid of that stump, check out these three reasons you should. They Attract Pests to Your Home Pests are just dying to get inside your home because it provides comfort, protection and food.…

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Why You Don't Want Squirrels In Your Attic And How To Get Rid Of Them

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Although squirrels seem like cute little furballs that lure you into throwing them peanuts in your yard, having them on your property can be dangerous to your home. If you feed squirrels and they recognize you as a source of tasty food, they can become aggressive in their quest to get at your food supply. Tossing peanuts to squirrels in your yard is generally a bad idea, and it can lead to increasing numbers of squirrels who then try to break into your attic.…

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5 Tips For Pest Proofing Your Home

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The last thing you may want to deal with is having insects in your living space. This can be incredibly frustrating and isn’t good for your health either. The good news is there are things you can do that will allow your home to be less likely to have pests. Being aware of tips to assist in accomplishing this may be helpful to you. Tip #1: Use a door sweep…

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Three Signs Of A Cockroach Infestation

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Cockroaches are one of the most common pests which may take up residence within your home, and can carry a variety of different diseases. Cockroaches are also notoriously quick breeders, which means that even a small population hidden away within your home can quickly bloom into a full-on infestation. Understanding what some of the warning signs associated with cockroaches in your house are can help you identify a population early so that you can contact a pest control specialist to have them removed before they can multiply.…

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Fruit Flies Aren't As Harmless As They Seem

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We’ve all dealt with fruit flies at some point. They are those seemingly harmless little flies that attract to fruit that is left out in fruit bowls on the counter. While they may seem like a mere annoyance, their presence can actually be harmful to your health. Here’s why: They’re Hairy: You can’t see it with your own eye, but these fruit flies are very hairy. Why is this a problem?…

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How To Prevent Bringing Pests Home With You When Traveling

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It’s fun to go on vacation to get away from any stress at home and to have fun or just relax. It’s always fun to bring home souvenirs from your vacation, but one souvenir you don’t want to bring home is pests such as bed bugs or roaches. It’s important to protect yourself from these pests while traveling, so you don’t end up relocating them to your own home. See below for tips on how to prevent this from happening to you:…

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How to Get Rid of Clover Mites

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Bright red stains around the house may be an indicator of clover mites. Clover mites are tiny insects about 130 to one-inch long that start out red then turn brown upon maturing. They are part of the tick family, but they pose no threat to pets or humans.  However, they can be a nuisance to plants and crops. Follow these tips to get rid of clover mites. Prepare to Do Pest Control…

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