Steps to Winter Pest-Proof Your Home

As we’ve mentioned before, one of the best ways to pest-proof your home against invasive species—especially during winter—is via preventative action. By blocking their ability to get into your home in the first place, you never have to deal with growing insect or rodent populations. While there will always be small issues to deal with, taking a few main steps …

Pest Profile: A Plague of Winter Rodents – Rats & Mice!

Many people are easily turned off by the thought of rats within the home, but ask them about mice and they may not be so disgusted. Mice are somewhat cute and cuddly, aren’t they? Like hamsters, gerbils, or other more domestic rodents. Aren’t they more like pets than pests? They may get into certain food stores, nibbling boxes and bags, …

Top Winter Pest Control Tips

While it is suggested that you invest in year-round pest control services, you obviously can’t have pest specialists living with you 24/7. There are certain steps you can take to monitor your home, especially during the winter, to ensure you stand the best chance of getting back into warmer months without swarms of insects or rodents plaguing your household. Winter …

Critical Signs of Pest Problems During Winter

Now that we recognize where various pests might try to hide out once they invade your home, how do you best determine if any troublesome species are actually present? What are specific signs of pest problems, especially when they might not be as active during the winter? There are a number of main signs of pest problems that—if observed—would indicate …

Hot Spots for Chilly Weather Pest Presence

When the weather turns cold, it’s a common misconception that the freezing temperatures will kill off many of the pests homeowners deal with during warmer month. Colder winters, therefore, would make for fewer bugs in summer. However, many pests are quite adept at surviving even sub-zero temperatures through a variety of techniques, such as burrowing underground, hibernating, migrating south, or—worst …