Winterproof your home against winter pests.
So many of us struggle with seasonal allergies throughout the entire year around Dayton. What a lot of us don’t realize is that indoor pests could actually be contributing to our allergy symptoms, including runny noses, itchy eyes, and coughing. Our increased time at home in the winter months means […]
Learn how to create a DIY Fruit Fly trap to keep fruit flies out of your kitchen for good.
Most people associate summer with being the prime pest season. While that’s certainly true for some insects, such as mosquitoes and flies, pests don’t simply go away when the weather turns dreary. In fact, many pests don’t go into hibernation or become inactive during the winter months. Instead they start […]
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA), a nonprofit organization that’s committed to protecting public health, food, and property from the diseases and dangers of pests, recently sent out a reminder to homeowners to stay vigilant during the holiday season. Despite the fact that the weather is colder and you’re likely […]
Carpenter Bees Relatively harmless, carpenter bees are more of a nuisance pest than a dangerous one. Female carpenter bees drill holes into wood to create nests where they’ll lay their eggs. They often bore into fences, porches, or along the sides of your home, garage, or shed, which can lead […]
With spring on the way, now’s the time to take measures to prevent common spring pests from making their way into your home. Many pests reemerge as the temperatures slowly rise. Learn which pests can bring mayhem and problems in your home and what you can do to stop them […]
It’s termite “swarming season.” For homeowners, having swarms of flying insects around their homes can really be quite disturbing! We often get questions about the difference between termites and flying ants. The distinction is important! Flying ants are generally just a pesky but harmless nuisance, while termites can cause lots […]
Summer is upon us and as you plan your seasonal maintenance chores, consider the steps you can take to reduce bee, wasp and yellow jacket issues throughout the rest of the summer. A few key steps now can make a huge difference in your budget and schedule later in the […]
Wasps, while an annoying and painful pest, have a purpose. They help fertilize gardens and keep other insect and parasite populations in check. But when they build a nest around near your home and start interfering with your backyard barbecues and yard work, you might feel the need to intervene […]