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|

Common Fall Pests

Fall is beautiful, but also full of creepy critters looking for a warm place to live and eat as temperatures outdoors drop. Don’t make it easy on rodents, cockroaches, bed bugs, ants, stinkbugs, and yellow jackets. Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to stop these creatures from entering your home. We will help you eliminate these common fall pests if you are already dealing with an invasion. A lot goes into getting ready for the fall and winter holidays, so it is easy to get wrapped up in the busyness of the season. However, [...]

By |2022-11-08T14:37:52-05:00October 31st, 2022|Pest Control|

11 Types of Spiders in Kentucky: How to Identify Common House Spiders with Pictures

Spiders don’t really like you either. They are often “accidental invaders” because they don’t purposely invade your home to scare you. They are just looking for the ideal place to hunt, live, and breed. Spiders are everywhere. You can find them in your bedroom closet or in Churchill Downs, and most of them are beneficial. Only a few species are actually toxic or harmful to humans, but that doesn’t mean we want to invite the spiders in Kentucky to the dinner table. How To Identify Spiders  When you see a creepy crawly scurrying across [...]

By |2019-11-20T17:31:40-05:00November 20th, 2019|Pest Control|