The Weather Is Warming Up: How To Control The Ants Before They Get The Upper Hand

Now that the warm weather is finally here, you've probably started noticing ant activity around the house. If you've already started spraying them with pesticide as soon as you find them, you might be setting yourself up for an even bigger infestation. That's because the ants that are in your home, or around your yard, are actually the worker ants. They're the ones that the queen sends out to gather her food for her. [Read More]

Two Things To Avoid When Trying To Eradicate Bed Bugs

It can cost between $500 and $1,500 to have a home treated for bed bugs. So, it's understandable why a homeowner may want to try do-it-yourself options first. While there are a number of at-home remedies that can be effective, there are some you absolute should not employ because they are unsafe, illegal, ineffective, or a combination of all three. Here are two things you absolutely should not do when battling a bed bug infestation. [Read More]

5 Tips Landlords Can Follow To Prevent Roach Infestations In Apartment Complexes

If there is one thing that many landlords don't want to hear about, it's complaints from tenants who state that there are cockroaches in the building. Cockroaches can be a common problem in apartment complexes, but if you're a landlord, you can follow these five tips to help prevent this problem. 1. Sealing Everything Up First of all, it's worth it for you to go around to each unit and use a tube of caulk to seal everything up. [Read More]

How To Reduce The Risk Of Pest Infestations In Storage Units

Putting your items into a storage unit can help free up space within your home and can make it easier for you to organize your belongings. However, there is a distinct possibility that your items may become damaged due to a pest infestation once they are moved into a storage unit. Fortunately, there are a few things that you can do to make pest infestations and the resulting damage much less likely. [Read More]