Keeping Bugs Where They Belong

Keeping Bugs Where They Belong

  • Three Ways To Deal With A Persistent Mouse Problem In Your NYC Walkup

    If you have just moved into a NYC walk-up apartment, then you are probably excited, but also overwhelmed. You've just gone through the difficult process of moving (getting the mattress, bed, and other furniture up to your apartment without the assistance of an elevator). However, one thing you might have to deal with are mice. Even if you keep your space immaculately clean, you might still have a mouse problem. It's very likely that they are roaming freely behind the walls, traveling around the apartment building.

  • Signs That You Have A Mouse Problem In Your Home That Needs To Be Taken Care Of

    While a mouse visitor or two is inevitable in your home, there are signs that your home may be inundated with mice that you need to get rid of. If you find small bits of fur near your bathroom sink, or mouse droppings on your kitchen counter, these are sure indicators that there are mice roaming freely around your home. When you have a cat living in your home and they don't seem to be bringing you any mice, it's time to call pest control service to take care of the problem.

  • 3 Things You Need To Know About Triangulate Cobweb Spiders

    Triangulate cobweb spiders (steatoda triangulosa) are one of the most common spiders in North America, and they may infest your basement or garage. Here are three things you need to know about triangulate cobweb spiders.     How are triangulate cobweb spiders identified? Triangulate cobweb spiders are small and can be easily overlooked until many of them are present. Their round bodies are 1/8 to 1/4 inches long. Their abdomens are brown with white and yellow markings; these markings may be triangular or irregular.

  • Signs That There May Be Mice In Your Attic

    When mice get in the living space area of your home, it is fairly easy to discover them because they leave droppings everywhere they travel. However, during the colder months of the year, you may have mice in the attic of your home without even realizing it. Since heat travels upward, an attic is a warm escape for mice to live inside away from cold weather conditions. Therefore, it is a good idea to check your attic for mice each year when the cold weather months arrive.

  • Bedbugs at Home? Avoid These Three Common Treatment Mistakes

    Bedbugs certainly are a nuisance to get rid of. They are experts at hiding to avoid contact with any pesticides that are applied to the bedding or fabric they live in, and their eggs can survive a pesticide treatment. If you have a bedbug infestation, make sure you avoid these common treatment mistakes so you can get rid of them as quickly as possible. Mistake #1: Not considering heat treatment.

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    Nothing is more frustrating than dealing with pests inside your house. In addition to giving you the creepy-crawlies, it might also make friends and family members think twice before they lounge on your sofa or stay the night. However, you don't have to let bugs ruin your lifestyle. By paying a professional who handles pest control, you can add an invisible barrier inside your home to ward off harmful insects. My blog discusses all different types of pest control methods, so that you understand the options you have available. After treating your home, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy a clean and relaxing space.