How To Prevent Cockroaches From Entering Your Home

Your home can be vulnerable to a cockroach invasion even if you keep it tidy. This is because a dwelling with food and plenty of hiding places is enticing to an insect that can live in almost any environment.

Three Reasons to Test for Termites Annually

Termites cause extensive damage often before you even realize you have an infestation. They eat wood from the inside out, so their presence is hard to detect unless you know what to look for. Everything will look solid and sturdy until your porch starts leaning or wooden structures collapse.

Five Tips for Getting Rid of Ants

Ants are perhaps the most difficult pests to completely get rid of. They will not only nest indoors in places such as potted plants, but also in a variety of housing materials, making it easy for them to spread to any area of your home.

7 Facts about Cockroaches

Cockroaches are commonly thought of as one of the most disgusting pests you could find in your home. They are capable of spreading disease through their feces and multiplying quickly. Yet there are actually some fascinating facts about these pests that make them more than just a horrible nuisance.

How to stop mosquitoes from taking over your yard

Mosquitoes can seem relentless as they thrive and breed during the early spring months and far into the autumn season. Mosquitoes can breed in a very small amount of water, even a capful of water provides a potential breeding ground for these bloodsuckers. A professional pest control company is your best line of defense against mosquitoes and other seasonal pests, though there are some do-it-yourself steps you can take to help make your yard uninviting to mosquitoes.

What to do if someone in your family or your pets have ticks

Not only are ticks one of the most disturbing parasites you can find on your body but they’re also a huge health hazard to humans and pets.

Pest proofing your home in the spring/summer

Dealing with pests indoors and outdoors is part of everyday life for most of us. It’s not unusual to see an occasional ant or other insect crawling around your countertops or kitchen floor. Unfortunately, a few insects can turn into many in a very short period of time, especially in the warmer months.

What to do when you’ve got a cricket problem

There are several species of crickets and they can all become a huge nuisance once they invade. Not only are they noisy, they are also very destructive especially if they are indoors. Although cricket infestations are more common outdoors they can occur inside your home, garages and basement areas. If you’re seeing crickets inside your home, there are more serious predators that can follow. So getting rid of these pests is an important step to keep other invasive critters out.

Centipedes vs. Millipedes - what's the difference

Both centipedes and millipedes are found on every continent except Antarctica. They are Arthropods with many jointed legs and body segments, and there are many species of both, yet there are some key differences between the two.

How to inspect your home for bed bugs

In recent years, there has been an increase in bed bug infestations across the country. They cause property loss, extreme inconvenience, and can be expensive to exterminate. According to The Center for Disease Control, everyone is at risk for a bed bug infestation, but those who travel often and/or share living areas with others are at greater risk. At the very least, you should be knowledgeable enough to conduct an inspection of your home at regular intervals and after each time you travel. Inspections could save you hassle and cost in the long run.