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.


Keeping Mice Out Of Your Home

If you have noticed mouse droppings within your home, you will want to do a bit of detective work along with a few deterring methods to vacate any mice on the premises. Before calling in the assistance of a pest control service, try some of the following steps in removing mice from your home on your own. Start On The Outside Take a walk around the perimeter of your home while checking for areas where you notice cracks, crevices or small holes where mice can squeeze through. Read More 

3 Myths You Shouldn’t Believe About Bed Bug Bites

Bed bugs are a major problem for Canadians, and the problem shows no signs of getting better any time soon. Though bed bugs are a common problem, there are a lot of myths and misinformation being spread about them, and not everything you've heard about bed bug bites is true. Here are three myths about bed bug bites that you shouldn't believe.  Bed bugs only bite in the middle of the night Read More 

The Best Ways to Banish Bedbugs

There are a few options for getting rid of bedbugs in your home. You can physically remove them by throwing out clutter where they hide or sucking them into a vacuum cleaner. You can also kill them with heat, freezing temperatures, and pesticides. Here's how you go about it. Killing Bedbugs with Heat Cycle all your clothes, stuffed animals, and linens through the laundry using hot water and a hot dryer. Read More 

Protecting The Elderly | Teaching Your Loved One About Bed Bugs In Nursing Homes

For several years bed bugs have been a major concern for people who travel often and stay in hotels. However, the problem has grown in such a way that bed bugs can now be found in not only hotels and homes, but also in public medical facilities such as nursing homes and hospitals. Your elderly loved one likely comes from a generation when bed bugs were not as prevalent, and therefore, it will be your responsibility to make sure they know what to look for as indicators. Read More 

Tips On Avoiding Bed Bugs While Traveling

Nothing makes people squirm like the idea of sharing one's bed with a horde of tiny insect intruders. Unfortunately, every time you travel, you put yourself at risk of bringing a few unwanted companions along for the return trip. When you sleep in a hotel room, it's possible that bedbugs will hitch a ride on your luggage, clothing, or even your body. Once you're back at home, they can take up residence in your own bed and become a pesky nuisance. Read More