Tips for rodent control in your house by preventing mice and rats from infesting.
Mother Nature has a pretty efficient ways to get rid of dead wood, and the combination of Carpenter Ants and Carpenter Bees adds up to a ground & air assault force that can do some pretty serious damage. Here’s what you need to know to stop the wrecking crew. Getting Rid of Carpenter Ants Carpenter …
Have you’ve ever opened a box stored in an attic or basement only to be totally freaked out by silvery, slimy alien-like insects that were calling it home? Meet the Silverfish! These paper-loving invaders will consume cardboard, ruin books and more – all while their fast, fish-like movement set the stage for nightmares to follow. Before …
Imagine waking up and seeing the morning light covering the walls of your bedroom – except for a dark shadow in one spot – that begins to MOVE! House centipedes travel at night and are frequently visible on walls, floors and ceilings. And while they have many beneficial qualities, these so-called “hundred-leggers” or “thousand-leggers” …
Bed bugs can cause harm to people, and traveling is the fastest way bed bugs spread. Find out what precautions to take when you travel to prevent the transport and spread of bed bugs.
For some people, it’s not uncommon to encounter a woodpecker knocking at their siding. Fortunately, there are a number of humane, homemade control methods that can encourage woodpeckers to take their pecking behavior elsewhere.
Even if they didn’t carry disease, ticks just aren’t something you want to share your summer with. But if you’d like to keep them in place without adding pesticides to your person, there are a number of natural and homemade tick repellents that can do the job, as well as a host of plants that …
In this season of hiking and camping, it’s important to be on guard against ticks. When you head outdoors, being prepared and alert to tick dangers is the best way to prevent these parasites from biting. Following these safety measures will help protect you and your family from ticks.
Tips for protecting your family from tick bites and Lyme disease by dressing properly, using repellent, staying on hiking paths, and inspecting yourself and your family for ticks after being outdoors.
Get tips to control and eliminate home pests including silverfish, filth flies and bats. Learn to protect yourself and your home from these pests with the right combination of pest control and prevention steps.
Find out about special pesticides that termites or carpenter ants take back to the nest eliminating the entire termite colony.
An invasion of your indoor or outdoor home space by creepy crawlies can be truly unpleasant, but pesticides don’t have to be the solution. Instead, there are a number of natural and effective alternatives to pesticides that are much safer for people, pets and the planet. Our tips for natural pest control will help you keep bugs and other critters in check this spring and summer so you can focus on enjoying the weather!
You may or may not believe in aliens, but many true believers can be found among those who have had a close encounter with the tomato hornworm. While actually a species native to our own planet earth, this frightening green creature can still be shocking to see as it inches around on your tomato plants. …
February brings ice, which can accumulate on your roof, causing an ice dam. Clean your gutters, and check your roof for any shingle damage. If you have a steam boiler system, February is a good time to check the steam boiler system and make sure it is working properly. Some home improvement projects may earn you tax credits, and if you have added insulation, replaced windows or added heating and cooling equipment, you may qualify for tax credits. Finally, store firewood away from structures, so you don't invite termites to have a munch fest on your existing structures.
Mice, rats and other residents tend to move indoors as fall's colder temperatures arrive. Learn how to keep rodents out of your home this fall.
Tips to create a mosquito free backyard and Learn how to control the most common mosquito breeding areas in your yard.
Want to take back your yard from mosquitoes, but don’t want toxic chemicals around you and your family? Terminix AllClear Mosquito Bait & Kill is a totally new, non-toxic approach that kills backyard mosquitoes and prevents them from biting, breeding and potentially spreading diseases for up to 4 weeks.
Find out how to tell the difference between a termite and a carpenter ant. Learn why you should have a professional apply an undetectable liquid to treat a termite infestation in your home. Get tips on how to avoid attracting termites.
By taking preventative measures to avoid attracting carpenter ants, being alert to signs of a carpenter ant infestation, and calling in professionals who can apply the most effective treatments, you’ll be able to protect your home and minimize any damage.
A federal investigation into the alleged improper use of a pesticide that sickened a Delaware family on vacation in the U.S. Virgin Islands has now expanded to Puerto Rico. While there was no way the family could have avoided their exposure, there are ways to limit your own pesticide use by instead using natural pest control methods.
Spring weather prompts termites to swarm and search for new sources of food and moisture. Find out how to protect your home against termite infestations, and what to do if you suspect you have termites.
As weather warms, springtime pests can make trouble in your home. Find out how to prevent infestations of spiders, ants, centipedes, wasps and bees.
As spring arrives, wood-destroying pests can do damage to your home. Find out how to protect your home from invasion by termites, carpenter bees and carpenter ants.
Rodents are difficult to control and keep out of warm indoor spaces when temperatures drop outside. Find out how to prevent rodents from intruding on your home this winter.