When there are yellow and black insects buzzing around your property it can be scary. Also, it’s difficult to determine what kind of infestation you might have. To properly remove any insects problems it’s important to figure out exactly what you’re dealing with. Wasp A wasp can be identified as any insect considered a Hymenoptera … Continue reading What’s the difference between a wasp and a hornet?
Many people use fireplaces to heat their home in the winter. This involves bringing wood in from the outdoors. It’s quite simple for pests to hitchhike on a piece of wood and find their way into your home. Many creatures live in and feed on wood. How to know if your firewood is infested. There … Continue reading How firewood can bring pests into your home.
Carpenter ants are an insect that can do major structural damage to your home. They’re known for extracting large segments of wood to build their nests. Unlike termites, carpenter ants do not eat wood. The remove wood in the form of shavings to construct large galleries to house colonies. These nests can weaken wooden structures. … Continue reading How a proper home inspection can solve a carpenter ant problem.
Rats or mice? It seems like a difficult question. But, the difference may be more obvious than you think. The size of the rodent is the biggest give away to the species. It’s helpful in preventing infestations if you know the difference between rats and mice. Rats Rats are typically distinguishable from mice by their … Continue reading Rats or mice
Regular inspections of your home can help reduce large infestation. Make sure to spend some time every season pest proofing your home. The most important thing to keep in mind is to reduce holes in outside walls and roofs. Pests can easily make their way into your home to find warmth or food. Understanding insect … Continue reading How year round pest control can help protect your home.
The best pest control method is prevention. Stopping the pests from even wanting to enter your home is the best way of reducing infestation. It’s important to keep pests in mind when looking around your house. Large infestations can be costly to fix. Take steps to secure your property and regularly check for points of … Continue reading Top tips for preventing pest infestation.