Controlling Moths in Your Home: Prevention and Treatment

February 18, 2024

Moths may seem harmless, but an infestation can ruin your clothes, carpets, storage areas, and pantry foods. Knowing how to stop and deal with moth infestations is essential to keeping your living space clean and free of pests. Continue reading to learn some effective methods for preventing moth infestations at home. Identifying Moth Infestations Moths are attracted to dark and undisturbed areas, making your closets, storage spaces and food pantries ideal locations for them to ...

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Effective Pest Control Tips for a Healthy Garden

January 22, 2024

Keeping your garden free from invading pests is essential for healthy plants and abundant harvests. From natural remedies to preventive measures, we'll explore safe methods that are efficient and environmentally friendly. Discover how this blog can help you effectively manage pesky bugs in the garden with expert advice and safe pest control solutions. Safeguarding Beneficial Bugs Recognize that not all bugs in your garden are harmful. Some insects, like pollinators (bees and butterflies for ...

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The Hidden Dangers of DIY Pest Control

December 11, 2023

Managing home pests can be a bothersome and challenging task. It's tempting to try DIY pest control methods to save time and money, but it's essential to understand the hidden dangers associated with these DIY approaches. In this blog post, we will explore the risks of DIY pest control and why professional help is essential, with a particular focus on the dangers of DIY bed bug treatment. The Ineffectiveness of DIY Bed Bug ...

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Essential Steps on Preparing Your Lawn for Winter

November 14, 2023

As the chill of winter approaches, it's crucial to ensure that your yard is adequately prepared to withstand the harsh conditions. Proper fall lawn care sets the stage for a healthy and vibrant lawn come spring. Here are the essential steps for preparing yard for winter and maintaining its long-term health. Step 1: Mow Low  Start by mowing your grass to 1-1.5 inches before preparing for winter. This shorter length helps with aeration ...

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Halloween Decoration Safety Tips To Keep Your Home Pest-Free

October 10, 2023

As fall approaches, we begin to embrace the joy of Halloween and all the spooky decor it brings. But amidst the fun of decorating our homes, we must also consider the potential for unwanted pests to infiltrate our Halloween displays. This article will provide you with essential tips to ensure your Halloween decorations stay pest-free. Mix Things Up with Nature and Artificial Décor When selecting Halloween decorations, it's essential to strike a balance between ...

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Dealing with Common Fall Pests: Tips for a Pest-Free Home

September 11, 2023

As the seasons change and leaves start to fall, homeowners need to prepare for a different kind of transition—the arrival of fall pests. While pest activity typically peaks during the summer, many pests emerge in full force with the cooler weather, looking for shelter and warmth. This blog will tackle some of the most common fall pests and provide effective strategies to deal with them. Ants When the temperatures drop and the weather becomes ...

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Determining the Frequency of Pest Control Treatments

August 12, 2023

Pest control is crucial to maintaining a clean and healthy environment in our homes and businesses. Regular pest control treatments play a vital role in preventing infestations and ensuring the well-being of our living spaces. Continue reading to discover how often pest control should be done. To effectively prevent common pests in residential properties, scheduling regular pest control treatments three times a year is sufficient. Due to our harsh Missouri winters, a winter treatment is ...

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Pests That Can Ruin Your Summer Backyard BBQ

July 18, 2023

Summer is ideal for engaging in outdoor activities and gatherings, including barbecues. As you prepare for fun outdoor activities, remember that summer is also the season when more pests and insects frolic around, so yard pest control is more vital. The following are the most common pests that can ruin your summer BBQ. Mosquitoes Barbecues during the summertime can easily be disrupted by mosquitoes, making these events less enjoyable for everyone. It can be quite ...

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Lawn Aeration FAQ: What You Need to Know

July 9, 2023

A lush and healthy lawn necessitates more than just mowing the grass and demands additional care. Getting a lawn aeration service is an important practice that can greatly benefit the health and appearance of your lawn. But although it is a crucial part of lawn care, there are still many people who are not familiar with this process and have questions about it. If you're searching for answers to your questions about lawn aeration ...

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The Role of Moisture in a Termite Infestation

April 30, 2023

Moisture is a key factor in the survival and reproduction of termites; without it, they cannot thrive. A crawlspace, in particular, can be a breeding ground for these pests if it has a high moisture level. What Attracts Termites to a Property? Termites are constantly searching for water sources to survive. Usually, termites get their water from the soil. However, they also find water sources from dripping pipes, condensation on pipes, and plugged gutters of ...

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