Is It Time to Call Pest Control? Look for These Signs

Many homeowners often rely on do-it-yourself methods to get rid of bug problems. However, how do you know if a pest control problem is beyond your control? Pests can cause costly damages to your home, so it's important to know when to call an extermination service.

Look for the following signs to determine when a pest problem is out of your control.

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What You Should Know About Carpet Beetles in Your Home

In the outdoors, insects serve a unique purpose. Each has their place, and each contributes something different to the environment. But when bugs and pests get into your home, they can bring a host of problems with them. They can damage property and crowd your home.

One such bug is the carpet beetle. Though small, this little beetle can munch its way through a myriad of materials. In this blog, we'll discuss how carpet beetles get into the home, what they eat, and what to do in the case of an infestation.

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What Is Attracting Cockroaches to Your Home?

Scientists have found ancestors of present cockroaches dating back 300 million years. In fact, cockroaches have probably been on the earth since the time before the dinosaurs. This insect's ability to eat non-food items helps it to survive even in the harshest environments. With this information in mind, you can imagine how hard it is to eradicate cockroaches from your home.

One of the best ways to keep cockroaches out of your home is by knowing what attracts them. Below, we list a few of the ways you might unknowingly entice cockroaches to enter your home.

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Jumping, Bouncing, Pinging: A Guide to Fleas

Do you remember the movie "A Bug's Life"? The movie focuses on a bunch of circus bugs who stumble on Flik, a country ant looking for big bugs to protect his colony from the wrath of angry grasshoppers. But those circus bugs-a band of insects that include pill bugs, a lady bug, a stick bug, a spider, a moth, a caterpillar, a horned beetle, and a praying mantis-had an interesting boss. Their boss, who they called "P.T." is a flea.

Throughout the film, you see Mr. Flea traveling across the city and countryside looking for his runaway performers. While P.T. seems like a friendly businessman, he does not portray fleas accurately.

If you've ever dealt with fleas in your home, you know exactly how misleading P.T. Flea's personality can be. In fact, fleas in real life are nothing short of a nuisance that causes serious discomfort.

In our blog below, we provide you with a guide to all things flea. As you read through this article, you'll learn how to identify fleas, why you should get rid of these pests, and how to make an action plan so you can enjoy them on the big screen and nowhere else.

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Are These Animals Pests or Pets?

You may spend a lot of time, effort, and money keeping unwanted insects and animals off your property. No one wants to deal with mosquitos, yellow jackets, or bed bugs. However, there are other pests that some people welcome into their homes.

As surprising as it sounds, some of the animals you consider pests might be pets to someone else. Read on to learn about the stranger creatures that people have adopted.

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