Drywood Termites: A Frequently Overlooked Pest

When you think of termites, the first pests that come to mind are probably the water-loving insects that chew at your foundation and love moist wood. But while these termites -- known as dampwood termites -- are a common pest, they are not the only type of termite you need to worry about. There's another lesser-known type of termite that might be a threat to your home: drywood termites. Here's what you need to know about these pests. [Read More]

Three Ways To Keep Fleas Out Of Your Home

Fleas are a common pest that can easily enter your home undetected on the backs of your pets. Fleas are especially vicious in that they can carry a number of diseases, and are often too small to identify immediately – until they've managed to bite you several times. Due to their small size, it can be hard to notice a flea problem until it's already become widespread. Therefore, the best way to end a flea infestation is to prevent it from occurring in the first place. [Read More]

Understanding Why Fly Infestations Are An Issue

For many people, it is extremely stressful to share the home with pests. Pests are not only bothersome. They can also create sanitation and disease issues. For this reason, you should always try to get rid of pests as soon as they pop up. While you may not see flies as pests, they absolutely are and should be removed. Keep reading to understand a few reasons why. They Spread Pathogens [Read More]

Two Options For Getting Rid Of Fruit Flies

Fruit flies are named such because they are attracted to and frequently found near fruit and other sweet substances (e.g. spilled soda). Although they're relatively harmless, they can be unbelievably annoying to have in your home, particularly in the summertime when they tend to be more active. If you're currently dealing with a fruit fly infestation, here are a couple of ways you can deal with the problem. Set Up Traps [Read More]