Strange noises in the attic

Strange noises in the attic is a call that we get often.  As a company we’ve been around for over 22 years.  In that time we’ve learned that a lot of the noises that people hear repeat depending on the season and time of day.  Attics are the most notorious for having this occur. If […]

What do termites look like?

What do termites look like, do you really know?  More often than not the answer is “I know what termites look like I’ve seen them before”.  The truth is that most people are wrong and that’s ok.  There are pest control companies all over the world that would be happy to make the ID for […]

Carpenter ants and moisture

Carpenter ants and moisture go together.  In fact, some of the worst carpenter ant damage that I’ve ever seen has been accompanied by moisture.  This moisture typically means there is a leak.  However, in some cases it’s much worse as you’ll read in this post. Crawl spaces, bugs and moisture Bugs love moisture and crawl […]

Termite damage in your house

Termite damage in your house? It can show up just about anywhere.  The problem is that most homeowners don’t always know what they’re looking for.  This is the first and best reason to get a yearly termite inspection. Termites are a neighborhood problem As a veteran termite inspector who has been working in the same […]

The best time to spray for pests

The best time to spray for pests is a two part question.  The simple answer is whenever you see pests, but the real answer is much more complicated. The first question that must be answered is what are you trying to accomplish?  There are really only two answers.  You’re either trying to prevent a pest […]

Bats getting into your house

Bats getting into your house can be a serious problem.  The reason is all bats can potentially carry rabies.  Another reason is that since bats return year after year to the same structures piles of fecal matter can become large.   So where are bats getting into your house? Basement dwelling bats Of all the bat […]

Bat flying in your house? Don’t panic

Bat flying in your house and it’s 3 am? This is probably one of the worst ways to be awakened, but you can end the situation quickly and safely without having to call anyone. What’s actually happening? Most people who have had a bat flying around their home aren’t happy about it.  After all a […]

Mice getting into your house?

Mice getting into your house? You’re not alone. This is by far and away the most common problem homeowners have during the winter season.  In fact, most pest control operations in winter will solely focus on this one pest.  But how are they getting in? This question is fair to ask and to many homeowners […]