What Attracts Ants To My Home?

Ants thrive due to their adaptable diet and habitat range, which allows them to consume various substances and dwell in diverse environments. To effectively eradicate ants and prevent infestations, identifying the root cause of their attraction to your home is crucial. The following are three frequently encountered contributing factors: 1. Food Ants have a versatile diet and will consume various types of food that humans do. However, they exhibit a particular fondness for sugary substances. Leftover sticky traces of jam on countertops, droplets of honey, or even discarded lollypops serve as excellent sources of nourishment [...]

By |2023-09-05T15:15:56-04:00September 5th, 2023|Pest Control|

The Impact of Termites: How to Protect Your Property

Termites can cause significant damage to properties, often unnoticed until it's too late. They can turn your investment into a costly nightmare, with repairs costing thousands of dollars. This post explores termite damage, including how to spot it, what to do if found, and most importantly, how to prevent it. Protect your home and investment by learning about termite damage in this informative blog post. Preventing termite damage is crucial. Termites cause an estimated $5 billion in property damage each year, a significant concern for homeowners and businesses. Recognizing signs of infestation is the first [...]

By |2023-08-22T14:51:26-04:00August 22nd, 2023|Pest Control|

Mosquitoes Suck! Here’s What To Do About Them.

As a homeowner, you are no doubt familiar with the buzzing sound of mosquitoes in your ear. These pesky insects can make life miserable when you're trying to enjoy the outdoors. Not only are they annoying, but they can also carry dangerous diseases such as malaria, Zika virus, and West Nile virus. In this blog post, we'll look at what you can do to keep mosquitoes at bay and avoid the unwelcome itch of their bites. 1. Remove Standing Water: The first step in mosquito prevention is to remove any standing water around your home. [...]

By |2023-07-03T11:36:33-04:00June 3rd, 2023|Pest Control|

5 Tips on How to Check for Bed Bugs While Traveling

1. Inspect the Mattresses The first place to inspect for bed bugs is the mattresses. Inspect the seams, piping, buttons, and tags for bed bug signs. Look for bed bugs, white or translucent eggs, or dark fecal spots around these areas. You may also use a flashlight to thoroughly check every corner of the mattress. Bed bugs are nocturnal and mostly active at night, so a flashlight will help you identify them. 2. Check Headboards, Bed Frames, and Box Springs Bed bugs do not just stay on the mattress, they also hide behind headboards, bed [...]

By |2023-05-12T13:54:31-04:00May 12th, 2023|Pest Control|

5 Tips to Keep Bees Away from You and Your Home

Bees... Friend or foe? Bees are important pollinators, but they can also be a nuisance and even a danger to humans. Sting allergies and the fear of getting stung may cause many people to avoid these buzzing insects altogether. Luckily, there are several ways to keep bees away from you and your home without harming them. Some simple steps include keeping sweet drinks and food covered while you're outside, avoiding wearing floral-scented perfumes or lotions, and keeping your trash cans clean and tightly sealed. By taking these precautions, you can enjoy your time outside without [...]

By |2023-04-10T16:17:20-04:00April 10th, 2023|Pest Control|