07/28/11

Protect Your Pets And Home From Fleas

Protect Your Pets And Home From Fleas 7/28/2011 One of the pests we commonly encounter in the summer is fleas.  Homeowners notice the family pet scratching excessively, or the homeowner may even be experiencing flea bites themselves.  Unfortunately, once fleas have infested the home, it takes more than bathing and treating the pet to get… Read more »

07/07/11

Carpenter Ants

Carpenter Ants 7/7/2011 Ants are the number one nuisance pest in the U.S., and none are more damaging and costly than the carpenter ant.  These summer visitors are known for nesting inside homes and compromising structural stability.  They can be as destructive as termites. Carpenter ants damage wood by creating tunnels to build nests. They… Read more »

08/03/10

Annoyed By Houseflies?

Annoyed By Houseflies? 8/3/2010 The housefly may top off the list of annoying pests.  Their presence is almost guaranteed at a picnic, and they sneak inside our homes through open doors and windows. But not only are house flies a familiar disturbance, they are also a major carrier of communicable diseases. The National Pest Management… Read more »

07/20/10

Protect Your Family And Pets From Ticks

Protect Your Family And Pets From Ticks 7/20/2010 Summer is the prime season for tick infestations.  With both humans and pets spending more time outdoors, there is an increased chance of being bitten and bringing the ticks indoors. According to Greg Baumann, senior scientist for the National Pest Management Association, “Ticks are more than just… Read more »