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|

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|

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|