Do Skeeter Eaters Actually Eat Mosquitoes?

As the warm summer months settle in, homeowners often find themselves battling an onslaught of pesky mosquitoes. Amid the swarm, another winged insect commonly makes an appearance—the crane fly, often dubbed the "skeeter eater" or "mosquito hawk." These large, gangly insects are frequently mistaken for oversized mosquitoes or believed to be their...

Do Pests Stay on the First Level of Homes?

When it comes to unwelcome guests in your home, pests are often a top concern for homeowners. Many believe that these critters are confined to the first floor, but is this commonly held belief more fact or fiction? From basements to attics, understanding where and why pests might be lurking is crucial for effective pest management. In this blog...

Stink Bug or Imposter? What's in Your Home?

As the weather warms up and nature comes alive, homeowners often find themselves playing host to a variety of insects, some of which are less welcome than others. One common nuisance that has likely invaded your home or garden is the stink bug, notorious for its unpleasant odor when disturbed. However, distinguishing stink bugs from their...

How do Carpenter Bees Make Perfectly Round Holes?

As a homeowner, discovering perfectly round holes in your wooden structures can be perplexing and concerning. These neat, dime-sized openings are often the work of carpenter bees, industrious insects that prefer to nest in untreated or weathered wood. Unlike termites, carpenter bees don't consume wood but excavate it to create their nests, which...

What is the Connection Between Pests and Humidity?

When the air feels heavy and sticky, and your hair is frizzing beyond control, you're not the only one suffering—humidity levels have a profound impact on the world around us, including the tiny, unwelcome inhabitants of our homes. This blog post delves into the intricate relationship between humidity and pests, uncovering how increased moisture...

How do Pests Impact Your Home’s Safety and Value?

Pests, while small in size, can have a disproportionately large impact on your home's safety and overall value. Whether it’s termites silently gnawing away at the structure, rodents undermining air quality and electrical safety, or other unwelcome critters causing gradual but significant damage, the presence of pests can lead to costly repairs and...

EcoShield Pest Solutions Denver Awarded Best in Pest Control by Best of Mile High

Denver, CO - April 23, 2024 - EcoShield Pest Solutions proudly announces its recognition as the recipient of Denver's Best of Mile High award for the top pest control provider. This esteemed accolade, awarded by the Mile High City's residents, underscores EcoShield's unwavering commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction in the pest control...

Should Homeowners Be Worried About Cicadas?

As spring blossoms and the days grow longer, many homeowners might wonder whether the rhythmic chorus of cicadas will be a cause for concern this season. Cicadas, those large, eye-catching insects known for their distinctive and deafening song, emerge in cycles—some annually and others periodically every 13 or 17 years. This blog post delves into...

Are Carpenter Bees Dangerous?

If you've ever spotted large, black and yellow bees buzzing around your property, you might have encountered carpenter bees. These solitary insects are often mistaken for their docile look-alikes, bumblebees, but they have distinct behaviors and characteristics. Today, we'll explore whether carpenter bees pose a threat to homeowners and their...

Pest Control Myths: Can a Bag of Pennies Deter Pests?

As homeowners, we all strive to maintain a pest-free environment, but amidst the onslaught of advice and old wives' tales, separating fact from fiction can be a daunting task. In this blog post, we dive into the world of pest control myths, determining what's true and what's false while uncovering the origins of these pervasive misconceptions....

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