Termite Season is Here! Are You Protected?

The signs of spring are beginning all around us.  Not only does spring bring birds, blooms, and baseball, it also bring bothersome pests!  Many insects spend the winter in a state of hibernation and emerge as the temperatures warm up.  Once out of hibernation, it’s time to mate and produce new offspring for the season.  In the case of ants …

Why You Shoudn’t Do Your Own Pest Control

We live in a DIY/Pinterest world.  If we find ourselves with a problem, we can usually find an easy life hack to “solve” it!  Multiple shows are available for do it yourself projects and ideas.  We also live in a tough economy, and people look to save money any way they can.  As spring approaches and the pests begin to make …

Have a Pest Free Winter!

The weather has started to get a bit chilly at night and pretty soon, it will be winter!  If you are anything like me you are starting to dream of cold winter nights, curled up on the couch with a cup of hot cocoa and a blazing fire.  I’m not sure there is anything better than cuddling under a blanket …

How to have a Bed Bug Free Summer Vacation

With summer quickly approaching and travel plans starting to pile up, you need to take a moment and think plan about your Bed Bug plan.  If you were traveling recently, staying at hotels, traveling through airports or renting cars and you didn’t come home with any unwanted visitors, consider yourself lucky!  Although bed bugs don’t spread diseases, they do bite and feed …

Indian Meal Moths

You may know the Indian Meal Moth by another name: weevil moth, pantry moth, flour moth or grain moth.  Whatever you call them, they can be quite a nuisance if you discover them in your home.  They typically feed on dry foods like cereal, flour, pasta, bread, couscous, spices, dried fruit or nuts. We recently discovered some Indian Meal Moth …

Is Your Home Fall Proof?

The weather is cooler, the leaves are starting to change colors, and football is always on the TV.  The signs of fall are all around.  Those summer time insects will soon be gone, and your home can be pest free for awhile, right?  Not exactly!  As the weather gets cooler, many insects and rodents look for warmer places to spend …

September is Head Lice Prevention Month!

School is back in session and it’s a great time to think about head lice prevention! Although it’s nearly impossible to completely isolate yourself or your child from getting those annoying little nits, there are some steps we can take to protect ourselves. Preschool and elementary children, age 3-10, and their families are the most often infected by lice. Head …