3 Things You Should Know to Keep Spiders at Bay in Your Home


Many people suffer from arachnophobia, the fear of spiders. While not all spider species in the home are dangerous, some people just find them creepy to encounter, and they can be bothersome, especially when they're many. A little-known fact is that spiders actually help with insect control in the home, and so Daddy Long Legs (the spider species with extremely long legs) can be a good ally to have in the home if flies and mosquitoes are a bother.

8 February 2018

Essential Commercial Pest Control Tips


Whether you are in a retail environment, hospitality field, a traditional office or a food service company, pests are unwelcome guests that can prevent or shut down the company operations. Listed below are some pest control tips you can rely on. Door sweeps In most cases, property managers think that pests come via cracks on the foundation or walls. However, doors are easy pest entry points too. You can use door sweeps to keep pests out of the facility.

3 January 2018

Stop Fruit Flies from Being Perpetual Uninvited Guests during the Holidays


During the numerous festivities that happen in the holiday season, fruit flies are one of the most prevalent intruders that you would have to contend with. From enticing food displays to numerous sweet drinks available, fruit flies can quickly become a menace in your home and ruin your hosting activities. Here are some tips to stopping fruit flies from becoming perpetual uninvited guests during the holidays. Rigorous trash elimination With all the waste produced during the holiday season, this is not the time to become lax with your garbage disposal measures.

30 November 2017

Not Just a Kitchen Problem: Places to Look for Cockroaches


Of all the pests that might infest a home or business premises, cockroaches are probably the most notorious. Although they're small, they can be large in numbers, causing tremendous hygiene issues and causing dread in anyone who suspects their presence. Most of the time, people think of cockroach infestations as being concentrated in kitchens and other food preparation areas. One reason for this is that, for obvious reasons, the cockroaches will have a handy supply of food.

25 October 2017

Understanding How Termites Can Destory a Home Will Push You Towards a Pre-Purchase Property Inspection


Termites can cause immense damage, and yet that damage isn't always as evident as you might imagine. It's perfectly possible for a homeowner to put their property on the market without even realising that termites are present, and it's equally easy for prospective buyers to view the place, make an offer, and get the keys without becoming aware of their unwanted guests. Unfortunately, the damage done by termites will become noticeable eventually.

17 October 2017

Pests Don't Always Come Into the Home Simply for Food


No home owner wants to share their home with pesky pests. But that does not stop these unwanted creatures from wreaking havoc in several homes. Unknown to many home owners, however, most pests do not show up in the home uninvited. Certain conditions and environments within a home attracts pests and make the home more at risk of an infestation. The best way to cushion against pest attacks in the home is to know what attracts them to the home in the first place.

12 September 2017

The Most Humane Methods for Removing Rats and Mice from Your Home


To be an animal lover and to live in a place where pest control has become necessary can create an odd conflict. You certainly don't want to share your living space with these creatures, and yet the thought of some of the methods used to dispatch them might make you uncomfortable. It's all a matter of personal choice, and while you might not have any reservations about the deaths of some annoying insects, the deaths of rats and mice might not be something that you want to deal with, even though these rats and mice have become invasive pests.

23 August 2017