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Are Carpenter Ants More Active In The Spring?

Posted on April 5th, 2019 by eschmidt

When you think of pests that cause damage to the interior of your home, which pests do you think of? Do you think of mice or rats, pests that cause damage by gnawing and nest building? Or do you think of termites, pests that cause damage by feeding on the wooden structure of your home? […]

Protecting Your Trees With Dormant Oil

Posted on March 27th, 2019 by eschmidt

As spring arrives and your trees and grass wake up, so do the insects. Many insects like to overwinter on our trees and shrubs where they lay eggs and spend the summers munching on the leaves. While this is normal, heavy infestations of overwintering insects can lead to serious health issues for your trees and […]

How To Identify And Control Subterranean Termites

Posted on March 7th, 2019 by eschmidt

They are every homeowner’s worst nightmare… Costing an average of $5 billion in repairs per year, while being found in over 500,000 homes, termites are trouble. An infestation in your home can cause a plethora of problems including structural damage, which will ultimately lead to a decrease in the value of your home. One of […]

5 Ways to Keep Ants Out of Your Home

Posted on February 22nd, 2019 by eschmidt

Seeing a trail of ants marching across your kitchen counter can be gut-wrenching. Trying to find out where they are coming from might be an impossible task but killing them is easy. Just buy a can of pesticide from the hardware store and start spraying, right? Don’t reach for that can just yet, commercial pesticides […]

Common Myths About Pests Debugged: Part 1

Posted on February 7th, 2019 by eschmidt

Humans and pests have been cohabitating since the beginning and humans still haven’t figured out how to get rid of them. Over the years many myths and misconceptions were born out of our desperate attempt to battle these pests. These myths have persisted through the years and have become fact to most people. The problem […]

3 Easy DIY Bug Traps

Posted on January 23rd, 2019 by eschmidt

Bugs can be a real nuisance both indoors and outdoors. Commercial bug traps and those citronella candles can get expensive. DIY bug traps are a fun and inexpensive way to get rid of those pests once and for all. Whether you need to get rid of mosquitoes from around your patio or get those fruit […]