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How To Prepare Your Property for Fall Pest Control

Pests can spell disaster when it comes to people’s homes due to the damage they can bring. Unfortunately, due to the cooling season that comes with fall, many bugs begin to look for shelter to shield themselves against the coming winter. This implies pests hastening into your warm and inviting home. Without proper fall pest… Continue reading How To Prepare Your Property for Fall Pest Control

When to Call a Pest Control Service

Most people believe they can purchase pest control products from their local hardware store or online and fix their pest problems in a few simple steps. But when is it time to call a professional pest control service? Answering that question depends on the following factors: the type of pest, the extent of the problem,… Continue reading When to Call a Pest Control Service

Holiday Travel? Protect Your Home Against Pests

As the saying goes, failing to plan is planning to fail. This much remains true for guarding your home against pests while traveling for the holidays. Without preparation, the pests around your home might as well be planning their holiday parties in your abode. To avoid returning from your holiday travels to a house filled… Continue reading Holiday Travel? Protect Your Home Against Pests

Tips and Tricks for a Pest-Free Home

Gardener with Pests Spray. Spring Work in Garden.

Pests in your yard mean they are only that much closer to entering your home. Prep your yard by preventing environments these common Idaho pests love and enjoy a pest-free home year round. Clover Mites At just 1/30th of an inch, there’s a good chance you’ve never seen an individual clover mite. But as clover… Continue reading Tips and Tricks for a Pest-Free Home

How to Prepare for and Prevent Winter Pests

As we prepare for the colder weather of Fall in Idaho, pests in and around your home are beginning to gather. With holidays around the corner, preparation for visiting relatives means preparing for these uninvited guests, too. Boxelder Bugs Boxelder bugs are a common pest in Idaho homes and yards. The small ½ inch bugs… Continue reading How to Prepare for and Prevent Winter Pests

Dandelion Infestations: Pest Control or Constricting Weed?

For children, dandelions are the means for making wishes. Kids watch anxiously for the yellow blossoms to transform into perfect puffs for whisking away their heartfelt desires. Once you become a homeowner, however, knowing the truth about these seemingly beautiful additions may change the way you perceive dandelions forever. Pest attraction, or detraction? They grow practically anywhere… Continue reading Dandelion Infestations: Pest Control or Constricting Weed?

The In’s And Out’s Of Lawn Grubs

Image of grub worms in the human hand.

Many people find great pride in the way their yard looks. They feel like it reflects on the way they care for other parts of their lives and that is why it can be deeply disturbing to look out over their lawn and see patches of dry dead grass. If you’re wondering who is to… Continue reading The In’s And Out’s Of Lawn Grubs

Dealing with 5 Common House Pests In Southeast Idaho

Few things are more annoying in a home than dealing with unwanted guests, and when we say guests, we mean pests, not unexpected relatives that dropped by and stayed too long when you needed to put the kids to sleep. We’re talking about the ones that move right in and assume your home is their… Continue reading Dealing with 5 Common House Pests In Southeast Idaho

Pest Mythbusting (and the real facts)

There are so many myths about pests that it can be hard to sort out what is real and what is fake. These are some common myths that you may have heard before. Like many myths, they have roots in the truth but they don’t tell you all the facts. Keep reading to have these… Continue reading Pest Mythbusting (and the real facts)

Frequently Asked Questions About Pest Control Services

Pest control services can be a great tool for keeping the bugs and animals that congregate around your home out of your home. Keeping wild animals and bugs out of your home is important in preventing the spread of disease, protecting you and your family from adverse reactions to getting bitten, and just to keep… Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions About Pest Control Services