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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ants in the spring and seasonal changes

Ants in the spring is a normal event for homeowners to call about.  In fact, it’s our number on service request during the months of April-June.  The question is why and what does the weather if anything have to do with it? Weather and pests Every year like clock work we get calls from homeowners […]

Mice in your hot tub? It can be controlled

Mice in your hot tub can be a terrible problem.  I know this first hand as it happened to me not long ago when I sold mine.  I was so mortified at what happened as it was carted away I offered to fix the problem for free. Mice in your hot tub is bad, but […]

Repairing termite damage and treating

Repairing termite damage is a must when it crosses the line from minor damage to structural damage.  However, you can’t stop there a treatment must also take place. Not treating a home for termites after a repair is a bad idea. Here’s why Repairing termite damage that’s structural When purchasing a new home or doing […]

Connecticut pest control services

Connecticut pest control services are being purchased by larger national companies at an alarming rate.  In fact, as of this writing more than 10 have been sold this year.  This may not seem like a lot, but it is. Are you still dealing with a local Connecticut exterminator? Maybe, but likely not. Local Connecticut pest […]