Preventing Pest Infestation from Holiday Decorations

The holiday season is in full swing. You may be in the process of decorating your home with some beautiful and aesthetic decorations, for example, live greenery and festive lights. They can be very attractive when they are placed in the right place in your home. However, some of these holiday decorations may attract certain pests, such as moths, spiders, …

How to store food to prevent pest infestations

Food is generally the most common factor in attracting pests to your property. Some pests love any leftovers or spices in your kitchen, for example, ants, rodents, or cockroaches. These insects should be removed from your kitchen because they can cause harmful diseases. Therefore, you need to prevent them from taking up residence in your home. When you want to …

Preventing & Exterminating Bed Bugs

Bed bugs can cause a lot of problems in many households throughout North America. These insects can replicate very quickly, especially when they can find the right place to breed. Bed bugs usually hide in narrow crevices and cracks in your home. As long as they can meet the right temperature to live, they are going to live well in …

Fall is Creeping Upon Us

As summer comes to an end and the fall approaches, different types of pests like creepy crawlies, rodents, insects and unwanted bugs are looking for somewhere warm to stay as the temperatures drops and becomes cooler. As leaves fall off tree branches due to cooling temperatures, it is important for you to maintain your yard or surrounding areas around your …

Protecting against Scorpions

Scorpions are dangerous pests that are related to mites, ticks, and also spiders. An estimated 1,500 scorpion species exist in the world and 70 different species in the United States alone! They have 4 pair of legs and also a pair of pinchers in the front. When looking at them, you are going to find a segmented long tail with …

Mosquitoes, what are they good for? Absolutely nothing.

Mosquitoes suck. In all senses of the phrase. When you have mosquitoes in and around your home, you need to get rid of them ASAP. Mosquito bites can be more than itchy and annoying. They are able to spread viruses that can be dangerous for your body. In rare cases, some mosquitoes can also cause death. There are some common …

Things are Heating Up!

Summer is coming on strong, especially for our southern market! Our customers are planning their summer vacations and will be heading out in different directions on their quest for summer fun. We put together a few tips to ensure that you don’t come home to a bug infestation that will sour the memories of your trip! It should come as …

That itsy bitsy spider can be deadly.

If you look around your home, chances are, you may find some spiders that have constructed webs or nests around your home. You need to be careful as some spiders can be very harmful for you and your family. In the United States, there are two venomous spiders that can be dangerous to people. These spiders usually find their way …

Treating & Preventing Termites

Termites are typically harmful to anything constructed with wood. If you have a termite infestation, you are going to potentially see a lot of damage to the interior flooring or walls of your home, depending on the scale of the infestation of termites inside your home. Termites are usually known as silent destroyers because of their ability to chew on …

Spring is Beginning to Buzz

Spring time is on it’s way! Unfortunately, it’s not the only thing that may be creeping upon us… Spring time pests are also on their way. The most common pests that EcoShield customers see during the spring time are: Ants Bees/Wasps Spiders Fleas Rats/Mice The best way to keep these pests from springing into your space is to make it …