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Tips to Help You Prevent Pests During the Winter Season

It is an open secret that pests love warm places, which is why they invade our homes in cold seasons.  These pesky organisms start their invasions in the last days of summer and continue up to spring when the weather outside warms up again.  Here are four effective measures you can try to keep your home safe this winter.   Seal the Loopholes Identify and seal potential entryways like chimney openings, open drainage pipes, mail slots, pet doors, and attic vents.  Caulk and steel wool are the most effective sealing materials, but you

November 8th, 2022|Categories: Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , |

How Do You Identify and Control American Cockroaches?

American cockroaches, also known as palmetto or water bugs, are the largest domestic cockroaches and are subsequently one of the most annoying pests in the world.  Like most pests, American cockroaches invade homes for food, warmth, and water. However, they are primarily nocturnal, and you will find them running all over your kitchen at night. Besides annoying you around your kitchen and dinner tables, water bugs can spread diseases and contaminate your food. Their small and mobile nature allows them to freely crawl throughout your house, including the toilet, where their legs pick

October 10th, 2022|Categories: Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , |

How Do You Get Rid of Ants Outside Your House?

Like any other pest, ants mostly invade when searching for reliable food sources and shelter. However, not all ants invade the same way. Identifying the type of ant you're dealing with will help you find effective pest control strategies. Here are some tips on how to understand the common ants in the south and how to eliminate them from your yard.   Fire Ants They are dark reddish and love the warm climates of Southern California and the Southeastern United States. As a result, they mostly dwell in underground nests in sunny weather.

September 12th, 2022|Categories: Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , |

Do Spiders Get Worse During the Summertime?

Spiders are year-round pests. It is common to spot them roaming around your yard or creeping into your house. Nevertheless, they mostly come out in large swarms during summer, which may pose many problems if you don’t know how to stop them.   So, Why Do You See More Spiders in Your Home During Summer? For most summer days, outdoor conditions are ideal for the survival of spiders. They enjoy favorable temperatures, water is available, and food is plentiful.  However, spiders often migrate to other areas when there’s an imbalance in their environments.

August 5th, 2022|Categories: Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , |

Simple Methods to Keep Birds Away

Most people only think about rodents and cockroaches when dealing with stubborn pests. However, it is essential to note that birds can also be a source of nuisance around your home. They may fly through your windows and block gutters and vents when they build nests in them. Worse still, some birds may leave their droppings, causing a health hazard.  Since many bird species are subject to state and federal protection, you can only use non-lethal pest control techniques to keep them away from the home.  Below are a few tips that can

July 5th, 2022|Categories: Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , |

5 Things That Indicate You Need an Exterminator

The warm temperatures in spring create the ideal conditions for many household pests to thrive. Some of the pests that come out at this time, especially as summer gets closer, include roaches, mice, ants, wasps, and bed bugs. So, you shouldn't be surprised or alarmed if you come across a pest or two in your home during the two seasons. However, you need to be on the lookout for the following signs of a budding infestation and call an exterminator as soon as you note any of them:   A Growing Population A

June 1st, 2022|Categories: Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , |

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