Tick season is upon us which means it’s time to start being more vigilant against these blood-thirsty pests. Unfortunately, humans aren’t the only ones who can be affected by ticks and the diseases they can pass on. Here’s how to check your dog for ticks to keep them safe this […]
You may have already seen a few large, black bees buzzing around outside your home. These hovering bees are likely carpenter bees. Named for their ability to create holes in wood, which they use as homes to raise their young, carpenter bees are relatively harmless pests to humans but they […]
As the temperature gets warmer, many of us will start making our way outside more to enjoy the spring weather. One thing to remember, though, are the common spring pests that will be joining us outdoors. Here’s a comprehensive list of those common spring pests and what to expect with […]
Chances are likely that as the weather warms up, you’ll start to see brown, shield-shaped bugs crawling around your home more. Those smelly pests are stink bugs and while they’re relatively harmless to humans and pets, they’re more than annoying to deal with in the spring. Stink Bugs In Spring […]
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 […]
As the weather cools down, you face a greater chance that mice or other pests may start moving into your home to seek refuge from the chilly months ahead. As with other rodents, mice are no exception. In the fall, mice seek warmth, shelter, and a steady food source. Your […]