A Traveler’s Guide to Bed Bug Prevention
Drawn to areas where humans live, bed bugs are savvy hitchhikers who can travel long distances and go months without feeding. Because of this, even high-end hotels and lodging options are at significant risk of developing a bed bug infestation. Unfortunately for travelers, sharing a hotel room with bed bugs for just one night can […]Read More
How to Keep Mosquitoes Away
With North Carolina’s humid weather and hot temperatures here, mosquitoes are bound to arrive on your property. While these pests are a major nuisance, mosquito bites can also be a health threat, known to spread serious diseases to your family and pets. While there are lots of ways to keep mosquitos away, the best method […]Read More
How to Get Birds Out of Your Attic
Although birds are often harmless outdoors, they can become a nuisance when they invade your attic. Birds are responsible for making large messes when roosting in an attic. They also carry potentially harmful diseases and parasites. Not only do you want to get birds out of your attic, you’ll want to make adjustments to keep them […]Read More
Is Pest Control Treatment Safe for Babies?
When scanning the contents of websites dedicated to “wisdom and moms,” you will eventually encounter questions concerning child-safe pest control treatment. Ants, cockroaches, termites and other disruptive and destructive home invaders cannot be tolerated for long. Yet parents get nervous when thinking about possibly toxic pest management anywhere near the babies, with good reason. Things Parents Need […]Read More
What Bug Bit Me?
How to Identify and Treat Common Bug Bites Although most bug bites are relatively harmless, some types of bites and/or stings can be significantly serious. Never ignore the distinctions between minor discomfort and serious physical complications. In essence: Define aggravation as a harmless itch Define serious as a demand for advanced medical attention Never forget […]Read More
Charlotte Ladybug Infestations: Causes, Prevention & Removal
Ladybugs are thought to be omens of good luck, likely because they prey on aphids and other plant-eating pests. But what happens when these cute critters move from your backyard to your living room, invading your home in droves? When a large number of ladybugs take up residence in your house, it’s considered a ladybug […]Read More
How to Prevent Fleas and Ticks in North Carolina
How to Prevent Fleas and Ticks in North Carolina Fleas and ticks aren’t pests that we think of fondly. These parasitic pests feast on the blood of humans and animals. They can also spread harmful diseases to both. Flea and tick treatment is often grouped together, but there are some differences. While ticks are typically […]Read More
How To Identify Problems With Your Crawl Space
Because crawl spaces are often pretty narrow, it’s hard for homeowners to get underneath their house to inspect the foundation. Unfortunately, crawl spaces can experience several significant problems that may cause damage and a hefty repair bill. To avoid disaster, it’s much better to identify and fix any issues before they get out of control. […]Read More
Is Quarterly Pest Control Worth It?
Typically, homeowners don’t consider pest control services until there’s a problem. Unfortunately, once you spot signs of pests, it’s often too late to prevent a full-blown infestation. Instead, it’s often better to be proactive about monitoring and eliminating critters before they breed beyond your control. That’s where quarterly pest control comes in. We’ll discuss how […]Read More
Mousetraps vs Professional Rodent Control
When it comes to household pests, rodents are by far one of the most pervasive and destructive. If you notice signs of a rodent infestation, you need to take immediate action before it escalates out of control. However, there are two primary methods of rodent removal: DIY with mousetraps or professional rodent extermination. We’re going […]Read More