Using Pest Control As Preventative MaintenanceUsing Pest Control As Preventative Maintenance

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Using Pest Control As Preventative Maintenance

A few years ago, I experienced a personal breakthrough as a homeowner. I realized that I waited to call pest control until my bug problem had grown out of control. Instead of simply controlling pests, we would have to work through from square one each and every time we wanted to resolve the problem. However, my pest control guy gave me some advice that has stuck with me since that day. He explained that we should consider using pest control as preventative maintenance. Since then, I have pest control spray regularly every 3-6 months, whether there are bugs in my house or not. Tips like these can be found in the articles on my website.


Dealing With Termites

The problem with termites is that they are completely silent and travel underground most of the time, so you usually do not realize that you have a problem until it is much to late. A termite colony might make their way into the woody parts of the home such as the framing. This is obviously bad because it can structurally make your house very weak. So, it is important that you take some action as soon as possible. Read More 

Don’t Let The Bed Bugs Bite: 4 Interesting Facts About Bed Bugs

Most homeowners do not want pests in their homes. From roaches and spiders to mice and termites, these pests can wreak havoc on the structure and overall health of a home. Proper understanding and prevention can help protect your home and family, but certain pests may still make their way into your personal space. Considering one in five Americans have had bed bugs in their home or know someone who has dealt with these bugs, understanding these small, unappealing, and dangerous pests is key. Read More 

Tips For Protecting Your Stored Belongings From Pests That Can Destroy Them

Whether you are storing some of your personal belongings in the basement or up in the attic, you will need to make sure that you are taking the proper precautions to ensure that everything will be safe from pests. To do this, you will want to read through the following tips and then put that advice to good use. Keep Food Far Away Not only do you want to make sure that you are not storing any food in the area where you are storing your valuable possessions, but also make sure that you aren't even eating any snacks in that area while you move things or look for items you want to take out of storage. Read More 

A Mouse Is Not A Mouse When It Is Something Else: Identifying Your Rodent Problem

The thing about small rodents is that they all scurry so quickly you barely have time to identify them. When you call pest control services, it is helpful to have this information. A mouse can be trapped by the usual means, but other scurrying rodents and rodent-like creatures cannot. Here are some helpful tips for identifying your "rodent." Small, Gray, and Moves Slower If you are looking at something that's a little softer and fluffier, with no tail and a longer snout with whiskers and that has what looks like flippers on the front feet, you have a mole. Read More 

4 Ways To Fight Back Against Ants

If ants seem to be sneaking into your house this summer, and you can't seem to shake them just by killing them, there are four additional ways you can fight back against the ants in your house. #1 Figure Out What Type Of Ants Are In Your Home The first thing you need to do is figure out what type of ants are in your home. If possible, take a few pictures of the ants that are in your home. Read More