One of the most common types of residential pest control inquiries is how to get rid of silverfish. These intimidating pests are silver/gray in color and fairly small in size. They earned their name due to their movements being similar to the movements of a fish. Silverfish adore warm, humid conditions, and can typically be found in cupboards, basements, bathrooms, closets, attics and laundry rooms. Because of their small size, these pests can live in small cracks and scale walls and ceilings as well as jump as much as two feet vertically, making them extremely difficult to catch. [Read More]
3 Simple Steps To Take In Order To Keep Your Storage Unit Pest-Free
If you have important items that you are keeping safe in a storage unit, the last thing you want to happen is to have some bugs and rodents ruin the items that you have in storage. #1 Clean Your Storage Unit Before Using It Before you use your storage unit, you should clean it out to ensure that it is as clean as possible. Vacuum the floor of your storage unit and then mop the floor as well. [Read More]
How Can You Effectively (And Humanely) Relocate A Swarm Of Bees?
If you're like many, you may be worried about recent reports of declining honeybee populations worldwide. However, this concern may not translate to wanting your own backyard to become a honeybee haven, and observing a swarm of bees buzzing around your home can be alarming. What should you do to keep these bees safe as they search for a new home without endangering yourself or your family? Read on to learn more about the most effective ways to humanely relocate a swarm of bees. [Read More]
Best Pest Control Methods For Mealybugs
Mealybugs can be found on both indoor and outdoor plants. These tiny wax-covered insects use their mouth parts to pierce through the plant's outer layer and suck the sap from the plant tissue. This leaves the plant in poor health and can even cause parts of the plant to turn black and die off. If you spot mealybugs on your plants, you'll want to take immediate action by following the best pest control methods outlined below. [Read More]