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Interesting Facts About German Roaches That May Help You Control Them

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Did you know that German roaches are not German at all? In fact, roaches of this sub-species would most likely avoid Germany, given the freezing temperatures in this country in winter. Except for houses and restaurants where it would be easy to over-winter, you are not likely to find a German roach there. Here are a few other interesting facts about German roaches, which may help you control these pests.…

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How To Determine If Bed Bugs Are Present In Your Home

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Do you think bed bugs are living in your home? You might be worried because someone you know who has been to your home recently discovered they have bed bugs. It’s possible for these bugs to spread from one home to another because they can crawl on all kinds of items, including purses, suitcases, backpacks, and even clothing, but that doesn’t mean you have them. There are several ways for you to figure out if you’ve got bed bugs in your home.…

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Don't Share Your Boat With Rats - A Few Tips For Controlling Rodents On Your Boat

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You know what a nuisance rats are to your home, but you may not realize that rats are a big problem for boat owners too. If you’ve recently bought your first boat, you may be shocked to take it out one weekend only to find you have an annoying furry companion on board. Whether you have a small boat parked in your side yard, a pleasure boat docked on your private pier, or a houseboat moored at a marina, you’ll have to be on constant guard against rats.…

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Common Termite Control And Prevention Questions And Answers

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While termites may be fairly small insects, the problems that they may cause can be rather substantial. For homeowners that are not familiar with these pests, it can be easy to greatly underestimate the threats that these small insects can pose or the steps for effectively combating them. Do Termites Only Come From Nearby Trees And Woody Shrubs? While termites will primarily feed on woody materials, it is important for homeowners to learn that these pests can travel great distances from sources of wood to reach your home.…

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Pest Control 101: 4 Small Signs You're Sharing Your Home With Rodents

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Rats and mice may be cute in pet store displays; however, they are less appealing when the infiltrate your home. Rodents can cause all sorts of damage to your home. They can also be potentially hazardous to your health. So how do you know if you’re sharing your home with rodents? Here are four small signs. 1. Chewing or Tooth Marks Rodents, such as a mice and rats, have a tendency to chew on things.…

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Controlling A Mouse Problem

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There is nothing like walking into your bedroom and spotting a mouse. Yes, mice can be a pretty big pest problem in your home, and it is important that you get rid of them as soon as possible. Mice are known to chew through electrical wiring and insulation. Perhaps the biggest reason you should get rid of the little beasts is because they carry Hantavirus, and this virus can be deadly to humans.…

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Ant Problem? Two Tips To Help Keep Ants Out Of Your Home

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If you have an ant problem in your house, you know how unsettling it can be.  The little critters seem to get everywhere, including your kitchen cabinets, dresser drawers and sometimes even into your refrigerator.  You might have purchased some over-the-counter bug spray hoping it would do the trick, only to find that the tiny insects seem to come back with a vengeance.  If you’re tired of finding ants all over your home, use this information to learn more about what you can do to rid yourself of the ant issue as soon as possible.…

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Where Do Mice Like To Hide The Most Inside A Home?

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House mice are attracted to a lot of the same things you look for in a home, so it’s not surprising that they’ll quickly move in with you whenever they’re given a chance. However, evicting them again and making sure they’re gone requires you to identify every nest and entrance point for a thorough removal. Baiting only works if you get the bait stations close to nesting points, and the first step to stopping entry is identifying the entry points.…

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Maintaining A Rental Home In A Good Condition

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If you have decided to rent out a house, it is wise to do everything possible to protect your property, as you will be responsible for making any repairs that are necessary. There are actually numerous things that can be done to prevent your house from getting damaged. For instance, being cautious about who is chosen as tenants is one of the things that can be done. You want a tenant who will take good care of the house and report problems in a timely manner.…

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Damaged Clothes But No Sign Of Moths? Could Be Silverfish

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If you noticed holes in some of your clothing, curtains, and other fabrics, you might think that you have a moth problem. But if you don’t see any signs of moths in the home, look for silverfish instead. Silverfish can and will feed on fabrics. The pests can be destructive. Here’s more information about the silverfish bug and what you can do to eradicate them from your home. How Bad Are Silverfish?…

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