Pest control for your home: A good investment?

Pest control for your home is a good investment.  The reason is that it’s a rare homeowner that knows exactly what pests they have.  Typically when a homeowner finds something they call a contractor, that’s another bad idea and we have proof. Over this past summer Envirocare received two different calls from customers, both needed […]

Yellow jackets nesting in walls

Yellow jackets nesting in walls is a common problem that we deal with in August and Sept.  The key to control of this issue is to know where the wasps are and how they are getting in.  Exterminating them is the easy part.  However, even after 27 years in the business I’m still shocked by […]

Best pest control services: How do you know?

The best pest control services can be hard to find.  This is especially true in a state like Connecticut where the competition is fierce.  Fortunately there are metrics that you can use to compare and contrast one company vs another. When starting to look for a pest control company I’m going to assume a few […]

How to kill hornets?: Is it worth the risk?

So, you want to know how to kill hornets, in particular the bald faced hornet? I’ll be glad to give you the information you desire, but is the risk worth it?  We all know the scenario, you wake up one day and seemingly overnight there’s a nest the size of a basketball in a nearby […]

Carpenter ant nest and signs of an infestation

A carpenter ant nest and signs of an infestation can be quite obvious if you know what you’re looking for.  However, what if you don’t know what you’re looking for, but think you may have a problem?  Below are three scenarios that actually happened in 2018 at homes we visited. Carpenter ants in winter Back […]

Signs of termites: Do you really have them?

Signs of termites in your home can be upsetting, but are you sure what you’re looking at are really termites?  Over the past 25 years I’ve inspected 1000’s of homes for termites.  In that time many people who thought they had termites actually had an unrelated pest issue. In fact, many of the issues we […]

Termites in Connecticut

I don’t know why, but many people are shocked to hear that there are termites in Connecticut. The truth be told it’s actually a fairly common problem. I’m guessing that people mistakenly believe that since we have harsh winters there’s no way a termite could survive. However, Mother Nature is always working and gave termites a […]