How do mice get in walls

How do mice get in walls and the attic?  It’s a question that we answer everyday.  The fact is mice only need about the size of a dime to get into a home.  Once inside mice can do almost anything they want. In order to know how mice get in walls and attics you’ll need […]

Keeping mice out of the house permanently

Keeping mice out of the house permanently is the goal of a rodent exclusion.  However, most pest control companies only provide rodent control.  The difference between the two is worth talking about. Control vs Exclusion So, what is rodent control?  In general it’s exactly what it sounds like.  The company is going to control the […]

Carpenter bee holes in your home

Carpenter bee holes are amazing to look at. If you’ve never seen a carpenter bee hole, they’re perfectly round and about the diameter of a dime. I’ve been in the pest control industry for 25 years and as my career has progressed I’ve begun to realize what a damaging pest carpenter bees actually are. Having carpenter […]

You found a carpenter ant in your home, now what?

You found a carpenter ant in your home, now what? The first thing to do is not to panic.  There are plenty of people everyday who are facing the same problem.  The real test of whether you should worry has to do with the additional questions you should be asking yourself.  Is this the first […]

Termite damage and homeowners insurance

Termite damage and homeowners insurance are two terms that don’t go together very well.  The reason is that most insurance companies wont’ cover initial termite damage to a home.  I know that may seem unfair, but it’s a fairly common practice among most all insurance companies.  Read on to find out why. Every year termites […]

Tick prevention for the yard

Tick prevention for the yard is needed when you live in CT.  Now, if having the threat of Lyme disease wasn’t bad enough residents of the Northeast including CT have to worry about a disease called babesiosis.  The reason tick prevention for the yard is needed is that this disease can be fatal.  In fact, […]

Ants in the kitchen and bathroom

Ants in the kitchen and bathroom, does that sound familiar? If it does be rest assured that you’re not alone.  During the months of April, May and June it’s the most common type of call we field.  The offending ant is typically a carpenter ant.  This may vary from state to state, but in the […]