Debunking the Myth of Heat Killing Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are a common problem in homes, hotels, and dormitories. In an attempt to rid their home of bed bugs, many people turn to heat treatments as an effective solution. But while it is true that bed bugs can be killed by extreme heat, there are several important considerations to make before attempting this method. Let’s take a closer look at the myths and facts surrounding heat treatments for bed bugs. What Temperature Kills Bed Bugs? One of the most important things to understand about heat treatments is what temperature kills bed bugs. Generally [...]

By |2023-03-07T16:27:50-05:00March 7th, 2023|Pest Control|

Rodent Control Tips for Restaurants

No one wants to see a mouse in their restaurant. Not only are rodents unsightly, but they can also spread disease and contaminate food. That's why it's important to take steps to prevent rodents from taking up residence in your eatery. Here are some tips to help you keep your restaurant rodent-free. 1. Keep Your Restaurant Clean The first step in preventing rodents is to keep your restaurant clean. Mice and rats are attracted to food sources, so it's important to clean up any spills or crumbs immediately. In addition, make sure to sweep and [...]

By |2023-02-08T09:58:35-05:00February 8th, 2023|Pest Control|

Differences Between Water Bugs and Roaches

Have you been seeing small bugs in your home and are unsure if they are water bugs or roaches? If so, you’re not alone! Many homeowners have trouble telling them apart. While there are some similarities between the two, it is important to know the difference because one can be more destructive than the other. Let’s take a look at what makes these creepy crawlies unique. Appearance The most noticeable difference between the two bugs is their appearance. Both water bugs and cockroaches can range in size from 1/2 inch to 3 inches long, but [...]

By |2023-01-13T14:56:57-05:00January 13th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Winter Pest Prevention

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. It’s getting cold in Kentuckiana and we are all just trying to stay warm. Well, guess what? Mice too are trying to stay warm and survive the winter. It is common for mice to look to your nice heated home as a place to hunker down for the winter. Here are some tips for keeping them out this winter. 1. Keep your kitchen clean and the items in your pantry sealed closed. One of the first [...]

By |2022-12-08T13:02:49-05:00December 8th, 2022|Pest Control|

Pest Prevention for Homes With Pets

Opening your heart and your home to your pets means you may be unknowingly bringing other creatures into your home. Many pest control treatments use chemicals that can harm your pet, so be sure to take safety measures during application. For homes with pets, pest prevention is key. Let’s talk about pest prevention for homes with pets and how to keep them safe. Preventing Pests Before letting a problem arise, there are steps you can take to reduce your chances of having a full-blown infestation. -Keep your pets' food bowls and sleeping areas clean. -Stay [...]

By |2022-11-08T14:38:47-05:00November 8th, 2022|Uncategorized|