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How to Tell the Difference Between Carpenter Ants and Termites

Carpenter Ants or Termites? How to Tell the Difference You think you may have a pest chomping on the wood frame of your home. But you can’t decide if you have a termite problem or an ant problem. The bad news is that both can be destructive to your home. But it is important to [...]

By |2019-01-21T20:12:24+00:00January 17th, 2019|Insect Control|Comments Off on How to Tell the Difference Between Carpenter Ants and Termites

Types of Spiders to Look Out For in PA

The dreaded spider, I’ve seen 250 pound grown men scream like little girls running into an unexpected spider in their house.  I’ve seen it because I’m that grown man, and I just like you didn’t like these little (and sometimes rather large) spiders anywhere near me.  Believe it or not, after years of working in [...]

By |2018-12-30T09:24:44+00:00June 25th, 2018|Blog, Insect Control, Pest Control|Comments Off on Types of Spiders to Look Out For in PA

How to Remain Pest-Free In 2018

How to Remain Pest-Free In 2018 Anyone who has ever had the unfortunate experience of an insect and/or rodent problem in the Pittsburgh area is all too familiar with the amount of energy, money, stress, and time that it takes to deal with these issues.  If you’re one of the few homeowners in the [...]

By |2018-12-30T09:24:44+00:00May 8th, 2018|Blog, Insect Control, Pest Control|Comments Off on How to Remain Pest-Free In 2018

Tips for Termite Prevention

The damage termites cause in the United States creates a billion dollar business. They damage about 600,000 homes each year. Without the right prevention and control, they can do damage that can cost thousands to fix before you even know they are there. A colony can contain anywhere from thousands up to two million termites. [...]

By |2018-12-30T09:24:45+00:00October 23rd, 2015|Insect Control, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tips for Termite Prevention

DIY Insect Control for Bed Bugs

Limiting and preventing bed bugs from becoming a problem in your home is possible. We mentioned in a previous blog that bed bugs can exist in a clean home or one with poor sanitation. Much of insect control is proactive prevention. Here are a few tips for limiting the reproduction of bed bugs, should you [...]

By |2018-12-30T09:24:46+00:00October 15th, 2015|Insect Control, Uncategorized|Comments Off on DIY Insect Control for Bed Bugs

Get Rid of Bed Bugs with Insect Control

To continue our blog series on bed bugs, we are addressing home treatment steps you can take if you find bed bugs. In a previous blog, we addressed where to find them if they are in your house, but many people don’t find out they have bed bugs by seeing them. Most people find out [...]

By |2018-12-30T09:24:46+00:00October 10th, 2015|Insect Control, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Get Rid of Bed Bugs with Insect Control

Be Proactive About Insect Control at Home

Cooler months bring creatures from nature into residential and commercial properties where they can survive. They will find a place that is habitable and begin to settle in. These pests will begin eating and breeding, and all the while creating damage to a property or simply being a nuisance. Let’s face it, insects have value [...]

By |2018-12-30T09:24:46+00:00September 10th, 2015|Insect Control, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Be Proactive About Insect Control at Home

All You Need To Know About Earwigs

All You Need to Know About Earwigs Earwigs are feared by many people due to their appearance. However they are pretty harmless to humans. When it comes to them being a nuisance or pest though, that’s a whole difference story. Earwigs can be found all over the country including cities such as Pittsburgh or [...]

By |2018-12-30T09:24:46+00:00May 28th, 2015|Insect Control, Uncategorized|Comments Off on All You Need To Know About Earwigs

Few Easy Steps To Get Rid Of Argentine Ants

General idea about the Argentine Ants The Argentine ant originally does not belong to US. They are believed to have been introduced from Argentina and Brazil on coffee ships. Now these ants are commonly found in California and the southern states. They are usually of same size, dark in color and measure about 3 [...]

By |2018-12-30T09:24:47+00:00February 26th, 2015|Insect Control, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Few Easy Steps To Get Rid Of Argentine Ants

Bald Faced Hornets A Pittsburgh Threat

Bald faced hornets can be found in most parts of North America. While they are small compared to some of their larger wasp cousins, they pack a painful sting and they are relatively aggressive. They will often feel threatened to sting when people come too close to their nests. What Are They? Despite the name, [...]

By |2018-12-30T09:24:47+00:00February 26th, 2015|Insect Control, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bald Faced Hornets A Pittsburgh Threat