Why Do Boxelder Bugs Appear in the Fall?

Posted by Steve Thompson on Oct 11, 2018 4:03:00 PM

Summer is ending, and so are your pest problems, right? Wrong! You’ve probably noticed a multitude of little black bugs around your home. You may not know these little guys by name, but with the commencement of fall, you can look forward to the migration of the boxelder bug.

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Topics: pest control, flying insects

Buying a House? 3 Reasons Why Your Termite Inspection Matters

Posted by Steve Thompson on Sep 25, 2018 3:34:00 PM

 

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Topics: termites, pest control

Why You Need a Termite Inspection for Real Estate Transactions

Posted by Steve Thompson on Sep 17, 2018 1:35:00 PM

If you’re preparing to buy a home, termite inspections are something you should understand. Are they necessary? What do they entail? Why should I have one done? We’ve got the scoop!

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Topics: termites

How to Keep Stink Bugs Out of Your Home

Posted by Steve Thompson on Sep 13, 2018 8:06:00 AM

April showers bring May flowers, and May flowers bring stink bugs. Okay, that might not be scientifically correct, but you get the picture. Stink bugs are as prevalent as the summer crops they feed upon. You’ve probably noticed these nasty little guys in your yard, but as fall draws near and the temperature drops, they’ll be heading indoors. Here’s how to keep stink bugs out of your home.

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Topics: pest control

3 Pest Control Tips for Pet Owners

Posted by Steve Thompson on Sep 7, 2018 3:56:00 PM

Creating balance between a pet-friendly home and a pest-free environment can be tricky. Often, methods of pest control can be harmful to pets if you fail to take the correct precautions. If you’re a pet owner, here are three tips to follow to keep your home free from pests and safe for Sparky.

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Topics: pest control

The Importance of Pet-Friendly Pest Control

Posted by Steve Thompson on Aug 29, 2018 5:20:00 PM

For pet owners, pest control can be a real concern. Not only can pests be a nuisance to your human family members, but they also pose a threat to your furry friends. Pet-friendly pest control is extremely important in order to maintain the health of your household. Check out these ways to keep your family (human, canine, and feline alike) healthy and happy.

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Topics: pest control

How Often Should You Clean Your Carpet and Area Rugs?

Posted by Monika Morales on Aug 21, 2018 3:45:00 PM

Your floors are among the most heavily used features of your home. Without proper care, your area rugs and carpet can become ragged, worn, and stained. It may be tempting to neglect care for your carpet and rugs, but doing so will lead to a shortened lifespan and deteriorating appearance. To keep your flooring in good condition, follow this simple cleaning regimen.

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Topics: floor cleaning

How to Extend the Life of Your Furniture

Posted by Dena Augello on Aug 18, 2018 9:39:00 AM

You use your furniture every day, and after not too long, it starts to show it. Rather than replacing your favorite pieces after just a few years, here are a few ways to extend the life of your upholstered furniture. Your future self will thank you!

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3 Things to Know About Ticks to Protect Yourself and Your Family

Posted by Steve Thompson on Aug 5, 2018 4:51:00 PM

Summer is perfect for swimming, hiking, and camping. Unfortunately, it’s also perfect for ticks. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself and your family from ticks this summer.

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Topics: pest control

How to Clean Up a Coffee Spill on Your Carpet

Posted by Steve Thompson on Aug 3, 2018 1:14:00 PM

We get it. Everyone loves a good cup of Joe, and no one wants to be confined to the kitchen while drinking it. Coffee is all well and good, so long as it's in your mug or in your mouth and not on the carpet. Never fear! Here's how to clean up a coffee spill on your carpet.

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Topics: floor cleaning