Learning About Pest Control

Take Back Your Outdoor Living Space: Tips To Repel Mosquitoes

During the spring, summer, and fall, most homeowners enjoy time outdoors cooking out and relaxing with friends, family members, and neighbors. Unfortunately, flying insects can affect your ability to entertain, relax, and have fun while sitting on your porch, patio, or deck. While annoying, most insects are also dangerous to your health. Mosquitoes not only irritate and bite, but they can also spread different diseases, such as the deadly Zika virus. Read More 

Rodent Control

It is quite the feeling finding that you have a rodent infestation. You may actually see a rodent, which is the worst, or you can find a lot of fecal pellets. Rodents are pests that need to be taken care of immediately because they can do a lot of damage to the home. Rodents like to chew through wires and chew into insulation. Not to mention the fleas on rats have known to carry the plague and the fecal pellets in mice can carry the Hantavirus, which can be deadly to humans. Read More 

Keeping Racoons Away From Your Home: Four Helpful Tips

Raccoons can be annoying invaders of your yard and garbage, and and they can make their nests in your attic, chimney, crawl space, or other accessible area of your home. Unfortunately, these pests can also be more than just irritating; they can also carry diseases that can be spread to humans and pets. If you want to keep these nighttime invaders away from your home, here are some tips to help. Read More 

Two Pesticide-Control Mistakes That Can Result In Tragedy

When people see pests in their homes, they are often overcome with the urge to eliminate them with extreme prejudice. Going about pest control the wrong way, however, can result in someone falling ill, being injured, or even dying. Keep you and your family safe by avoiding these two pest control mistakes. Using Pest Control Products Indiscriminately One common mistake people make with do-it-yourself pest control is not being careful when purchasing or applying them. Read More 

Living Peacefully With Javelina

Pest control is often thought of as a way to eradicate pests from your home and reduce the population of bugs, rodents, and other undesirable guests in the surrounding area. However, it also includes configuring your landscape so that existing creatures simply pass by. Residents of Arizona, New Mexico, and western Texas have to deal with an interesting animal routinely pasing through more rural neighborhoods: the javelina (aka the collared peccary; the plural is also javelina, though some people use javelinas). Read More