Pest Control: Familiarizing Yourself with Carpenter Bees

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Although most people are terrified of bees, they are necessary for the environment to thrive, as they are the biggest advocates for cross-pollination. Without them, flower populations would die off and the earth would probably run out of food. One of the most common bees that you will find hovering around the backyard would be the carpenter bees. This bee is common the world over, especially during springtime. By getting to know a bit more about them, you could potentially identify them as well as prevent them from nesting in your compound.

28 November 2016

Handy Tips to Preventing an Ant Infestation

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One of the most resilient pests that homeowners have to contend with is ants. This is especially true during the warmer months when they come out to forage in high numbers. However, you do not have to wait to be faced with an ant infestation before you seek measures for ant control. Instead, you should try to prevent the infestation in the first place. The following are some of the handy tips that you could use to prevent an ant infestation in your home.

7 November 2016

Bird Control: How to Deal with Pest Pigeons

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Although they may seem relatively harmless, pigeons can pose a serious risk to your health and the health of your family. They can also cause extensive damage to your property. Below is a guide to the dangers posed by pigeons and some steps you can take to help to deal with them. Damage to Property Because pigeons will often nest in attic spaces and HVAC units that are attached to the roof, they can very easily cause extensive damage to your property.

4 October 2016

Protecting Your Home Against Termite Infestation

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Apparently, termites have existed on Earth for over 250 million years. Given that their diet consists solely of wood, and that there are over 3,000 species of termite around the world, they must have eaten their way through billions of trees in that time. Unfortunately, termites eat anything as long as it consists of wood. That includes live trees, furniture, firewood, and (most distressingly of all) your house.  A study at the University of Sydney found that termites cause $1 billion worth of damage throughout Australia each year, and attack 1 in every 5 homes.

18 July 2016

Three Chemical-Free Ways to Say Goodbye to Your Rodent Problem

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It is getting colder, and that means all the pesky creatures you don't like are looking for a warm hiding spot for the winter. If you have heard scurrying in your walls or in your roof tresses, there is a good chance a rat or two have claimed your home as their own. As someone with a sensitivity to chemicals, though, you want to banish rats from your residence naturally, so what choices do you have?

25 May 2016

Termite Treatment | 3 Ways To Look For Signs Of Termites In Your Home's Wood

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Termites are wood-destroying insects, so it's natural for them to make a beeline for all your wooden furniture if they are present in your home. While termite treatment is necessary once you notice termites, knowing how to look for the signs in the first place requires some thought. This guide is designed to help you look for signs of termites in your home's wood.  Look For Evidence Of Shelter Tubes Or Mud Tunnels

19 February 2016

Four Ways to Control Pests When Summer Arrives

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When summer is on the horizon, you are likely excited about the warmer temperatures, having time off work or school, and enjoying more time with your family. Unfortunately, a variety of different pests are also fans of summer, including ants, spiders, fleas, and mosquitoes. Here are tips for controlling these pests when summer arrives. Seal All Entrances One of the first things you should do when you want to control pests is to prevent them from gaining entrance into your home.

20 January 2016