Learning About Rat And Mouse Control

Dealing With Parent And Satellite Carpenter Nests

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When most homeowners discover a colony of carpenter ants in their home, they bait it or have it removed and then assume that their troubles are over. But if you seem to have a recurring carpenter ant problem, with new colonies forming as soon as the old one is cleared, you may only be getting rid of their satellites. Satellite colonies are sent out by a parent colony of carpenter ants to expand their reach and resources, and homes are a popular location for these extensions. Read More»

How Can Bedbugs Live For So Long Without Feeding?

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Bed bugs can strike terror in even the bravest heart, and their notorious ability to survive under even the harshest conditions has given them something of a mythical status in the American mind. But how many of the urban legends surrounding bed bugs are true and which are more exaggeration than reality? For every fact floating around about these pests, there are just as many, if not more, statements that are less grounded in science. Read More»

4 DIY Methods For Getting Rid Of Roaches

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Roaches are one of the absolute worst pests that can invade your home. They are annoying, disgusting little creatures that can make your living space quite literally uninhabitable. Luckily, getting rid of roaches is not an impossible situation. Read on and discover just a few effective methods for getting rid of a roach problem. If these methods don’t work due to the infestation simply being too widespread, then you should call on the services of pest control as soon as you can. Read More»

Your Best Friend And The Bugs They Bring Home

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You can forgive your pet almost anything: chewed up furniture, puddles on the floor, and fights with the cat. It may be harder to forgive them for the pests they bring into your home, however. Sometimes, the creatures that infiltrate your pet’s hair can end up taking root in your carpets and upholstery and attacking you and your family. Fortunately, you can learn to recognize these pests and get them out of your living space. Read More»

Get Rid Of Mice To Protect You And Your Family From The Hantavirus

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If you get the hantavirus, also known as the Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS), your lungs will become infected. This virus comes from the droppings, urine, and saliva of some rodents, including mice. This virus is rare, but it can be deadly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 690 cases of HPS have been reported in the United States through January 6, 2016. Out of these cases, 36% resulted in death. Read More»