Making Pest Control Matter

Besieged By Ants After Each Rain? Why It Happens And How To Fight Back

The common household ant, sometimes called a sugar ant, often invades homes during periods of heavy rain. If you have ever paused in your efforts to curb the invasion to wonder why this occurs, the simple answer is that flooding forces the insects out of their nests and makes them set out in search of food and shelter. Conversely, ants can also be motivated to invade homes and businesses when drought conditions force them to move farther from their nests to find the moisture they need to survive — which is why ants are often found in kitchens, bathrooms, and other moist areas.   Read More...

Spring Pest Control Tips For Households With Indoor-Outdoor Dogs

As the outdoor temperatures rise in the spring, so too does the flea population. And, if you have a dog that regularly goes outdoors, then they will invariably bring fleas into your home.   Flea infestations are very hard to control and nearly impossible to completely eliminate when you have a dog. Thankfully, a professional pest control technician can spray your yard to kill the fleas and eggs that are present. And, with a regular pest control program, you can keep the majority of fleas away from your property and thus out of your house.   Read More...

3 Tips For Preventing Household Pests In Your Apartment

Keeping your apartment pest-free is probably very important to you. Many apartment dwellers find themselves dealing with pest control problems, but you can help prevent pests with these three tips. 1. Keep It Clean First of all, it's very important to keep your apartment clean. Messes can attract pests in various ways. If you leave out food crumbs, for example, it can attract pests that are looking for a food source.   Read More...

3 Reasons To Keep Raccoons Off Your Property

If you live near a wooded area, chances are good that you'll come in contact with a few raccoons. While raccoons are fun to watch, they should never be allowed to take up residence in your home—or even in your yard. These cute and cuddly creatures aren't so cute or cuddly once they take over your home. Here are just three of the many reasons why you need to call a pest control service as soon as you find a raccoon on your property.   Read More...

Think Your Home Has Bed Bugs? 3 Common Questions About Them

Do you have a suspicion that you have bed bugs in your home? If so, it will likely raise a few questions that you want answers to. Here are three common questions about bed bugs that you may have. Is A Bed Bug Infestation Due To A Lack Of Cleanliness? While bed bugs are commonly associated with dirty hotel rooms and places that are not clean, the truth is that bed bugs can travel to your home from practically any public place.   Read More...