Bed Bugs 101: How to Get Rid of These Pesky Crawlers Once and For All

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iStock_000015988333_SmallIt all starts with an itch. One day, a homeowner wakes up to find a bite or two on their leg or their back. Then, the bedlam starts as the inevitable dawns: their home is infested with bed bugs.

These harmful, if not annoying pests, are dark brown or reddish in color and usually manifest themselves in the same shades on bed covers and even on wood. They bite as they are ...

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Winter Pest Control Tips

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Winter may still be months away, but when it comes to protecting your home and family from pests, there is no time for slacking.  It will be wise to plan how you can fend off a possible invasion of uninvited crawling in winter.  When the surroundings are extremely cold, many pests will hibernate, but not all of them. Some will look for a warm place with available food and water ...

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All Things Pest Control: Why Professionals are Better Than DIY

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When it comes to pest control, let’s admit it: we think we’re the experts. People usually work on what their great grandmothers tell them and hope it works. Unfortunately, it does not and all those months of delaying the intervention of professionals have left many homes infested with more pests that they can control.

So before you leave a piece of cheese on top of a mouse trap at the corner ...

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Pests to Watch Out for in Summer

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For most people, summer means outdoor activities! Biking, camping, swimming and fishing are just a few of the favorite summer activities. Even if you don’t go far away from your home, it’s still nice to just hang out in the backyard and have barbeque or maybe set up an inflatable pool for the kids. Summer is the season where everything comes fully alive and active. Unfortunately, summer is also the ...

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Are Allergies Related to Household Pests?

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When people sneeze and suffer from runny nose during the spring seasons, they blame it on the pollen and grass. However, common household pests such as cockroaches can also be a potential cause of allergies and increased asthma symptoms. Other insects such as bees and wasps also pose a significant threat due to serious allergic reactions from the pests’ sting venom.

According to recent ...

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Managing Spring Insects and Pests

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Insects and pests can be a problem all year round. On the other hand, sometimes some pests are a dilemma during specific times of the year for a short time. Seasonal pests are a common household problem especially the spring insects and pests.

The most common spring insects and pests that you may encounter during the spring season includes the termites, ants, flies, rodents, stinging insects, and cockroaches.

To ...

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Items at Home That You Can Use To Keep Pests at Bay

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Inside the comfort of your own home, you share the space with minuscule, often unseen intruders such as insects and pests. Although there are lots of commercially available household pesticides, using them could mean exposure to potentially harmful chemicals. The harsh chemicals used in commercially available household pesticides could be dangerous to you and to your family’s health as well as to the ...

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Pest Magnets and Solutions to Common Pest Problems

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Homeowners are often not aware when and how pests started invading their homes.  They only notice the problem if the infestation has already gone to the critical level. When it comes to pests, prevention is always better than the cure. By knowing what attracts pests into houses, you will be able to make changes inside your home to ...

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What Every Homeowner Should Know About Mosquitoes

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Mosquitoes are one of the deadliest pests in the planet.  They are on the same level as rats and cockroaches in spreading diseases.  Mosquitoes exist in every corner of the globe and the illnesses they transmit are mostly deadly. Mosquitoes are the causes of diseases like dengue fever, yellow fever, malaria and various types of encephalitis.

Mosquitoes are too deadly to be ignored. When homeowners find mosquitoes on their surroundings, they ...

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Modern Pest Control Methods You Should Know

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Pest control is a science and a very useful and practical one at that. Since the beginning of human civilization, pests like rats, cockroaches, mosquitoes, and others had always been a problem.  Pest control methods grow with modern technology and scientific advancement to make homes safe and pest-free.

When fighting a pest that has affected your residence, the best idea  would be to ...

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