How To Keep Your Yard Mosquito-Free

April 29, 2023

Mosquitoes, especially those that carry diseases such as the Zika virus, dengue, and malaria, pose risks to human health and safety. Taking preventive measures like mosquito elimination can help you protect your loved ones and achieve a mosquito-free yard. Here are some effective methods you can try: Remove Unused Containers and Discarded Tires From Your Yard Stagnant water makes an ideal breeding site for mosquitoes, providing a suitable environment for their eggs to hatch and ...

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Termite Swarming Season: Three Indications of Termite Swarmers

April 19, 2023

Missouri properties are susceptible to moderate-to-severe termite damage based on the Termite Infestation Probability (TIP) Zones, which help determine if an inspection or prevention is necessary to protect homes from termites. Because Missouri is located in TIP Zone #2, homeowners must take extra precautions to prevent termites from causing damage to their homes. Identifying an infestation, understanding when to expect a swarm, and having a strategy if termites are found in your home will save ...

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Four Ant Pest Control Myths

February 27, 2023

Getting rid of ants on your property can be one of the most stressful tasks as a homeowner. While there’s a myriad of do-it-yourself pest control solutions out there, the best solution would be to contact a professional for their opinion and treatment options using integrated pest management. Here are some of the popular ant pest control myths you shouldn’t believe: Myth #1: “Boiling Water Can Wipe Out an Entire Colony” Ant hills ...

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4 Pest-Proofing Methods for Your Home This New Year

January 10, 2023

A pest-free home is a great way to start the new year. It should be a top priority when starting the year to maintain a healthy environment for your loved ones. This starts with home pest control. You can take preventative measures to keep pests and rodents out of your home. Continue reading this blog to discover some recommended pest-proofing tips and practices for your home to start this year. Clean Up the Kitchen After ...

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What You Should Do to Your Lawn During the Winter

December 21, 2022

When the cold season starts to kick in, your vegetation and lawn weaken as the temperature drops to the freezing point. To be wintertime-ready, you must set up and conduct winter lawn care before the season starts. Provide Soil Nutrients and Moisture. The soil becomes dry and brittle during the winter. That is why keeping it moist and ready for the cold season is critical. Although plants do not require much water during this season ...

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How To Winterize Your Home for Pest Prevention

November 12, 2022

During the winter, insects and animals scramble to find warm places to hide. Their desperate search for the perfect nesting ground frequently leads them to residential areas, inconveniencing homeowners. It is best to schedule your home for winter pest control for bugs, rats, rodents, and other critters before the chilly season begins. Winterizing your residence is the best option to prevent pests from coming to your place. Read this blog to learn some ways to ...

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Common Mid-Missouri Pests During Fall

October 22, 2022

As fall sets in and the temperature drops, many pests can become more rampant in your home. While some may serve a purpose within your property, like feeding on other pests, others can be harmful and need to be removed. For example, brown recluse extermination is necessary, as these types of spiders are venomous. Here is a helpful list of some common fall pests to look out for:   Wasps When fall comes, wasps start to ...

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Bugs That Look Like Bed Bugs

September 10, 2022

Bed bugs can find their way onto your furniture, clothes, or belongings from anywhere outside of your home. They are easily transferable between people and places, which makes any home susceptible to infestation. An inspection should be scheduled at the first sighting of a bed bug or their bite to ensure the infestation does not continue to grow. If necessary, they may also proceed to eliminate bed bugs in your home. Still, some insects that ...

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Why Is Pest Control Crucial for Restaurants?

August 7, 2022

Keeping your establishment clean and pest-free is crucial to its success; no one wants to see pests in their restaurant. The presence of insects and rodents in these places can lead to severe consequences, from damaged reputation to financial losses. Specifically, here are some of the reasons why restaurant pest control is essential: Pests Cause Health Hazards When pests are found in your restaurant, you will get low ratings on a safety inspection. This is ...

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Reasons Why You Should Leave Termite Treatment to the Professionals

July 11, 2022

Often, the first instinct of the modern homeowner when it comes to fixing issues around their house is to go online and search for a do-it-yourself solution. While you can mend and remedy most problems with a hands-on approach, one thing that's best left to the experts is termite control and management. Compared to rats and cockroaches, the wood-boring insects pose severe problems not only to you and your family but also to your ...

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