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What should I do if I find a raccoon in my yard?

What should I do if I find a raccoon in my yard?

Finding a raccoon in your yard is not an unlikely event, nor is it cause for fear.  Raccoons may seem very cute with their masked faces, but they can be dangerous and possibly carry disease. Do not attempt to engage with or capture a raccoon. Let's learn a little...

Everything you should know about ants

Everything you should know about ants

Ants are a common sight and are found on every continent on earth except Antarctica. With over 10,000 ant species, most homeowners will encounter an ant of some variety. Ants are found in our yards and garages and sometimes in our kitchens, bathrooms, and living...

Should I be worried about the number of house spiders in my house?

Should I be worried about the number of house spiders in my house?

House spiders are a part of our day-to-day existence, yet few families will welcome spiders into their homes. Fear of spiders or Arachnophobia is in the top ten list of fears shared by most Americans, and now is the time you may find more spiders in your home. Spring...

5 common places to check for pests in and around your home

5 common places to check for pests in and around your home

We all have come across a spider hanging overhead in the laundry room or a stink bug clinging to your screen door on a warm day. These are common places to check for pests in and around your home. Before you chastise yourself for not noticing these pests before,...

7 Spring Cleaning Tips for a Pest-Free Backyard

7 Spring Cleaning Tips for a Pest-Free Backyard

Let’s hope winter and snow have finally left us, and the buds will soon appear on the trees. Creating a pest-free backyard involves a few outdoor spring cleaning tips to get in tip-top shape for summer fun. Spring and summer preparation for a pest-free backyard Take a...

What are the pests you should look for when buying an older home?

What are the pests you should look for when buying an older home?

When buying an older home, you should engage with a licensed pest control company experienced in looking for pests common to older structures. Depending on the year the house was built, the home structure may have experienced long-term degradation of construction...

What is Brood X?

What is Brood X?

By now, you have seen a news story or magazine article talking about Brood X. Beginning anywhere from the end of March to early May, one of the largest broods of 17-year cicadas will emerge from their secretive, underground home. The cicadas are known as Brood X, with...

How did I get bedbugs in my home?

How did I get bedbugs in my home?

How did I get bedbugs in my home? We hear that cry of panic when we inspect a home, and the homeowner is stunned to learn they have bedbugs. If you think that bedbugs could never find their way into your home, you are sadly mistaken. Here are some facts and tips about...

What is a Wood Destroying Insects (WDI) report?

What is a Wood Destroying Insects (WDI) report?

A Wood Destroying Insect Report (WDI) Report is often a requirement when you buy, refinance, or sell a home. Usually, the WDI Report is part of a home inspection and documents the home's condition regarding wood-destroying insects. Why would I need a Wood Destroying...

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