August 7, 2017

Why is Pest Control so Highly Regulated?

From the outside looking in, many people don’t realize how highly regulated the pest control industry has become over the last 10 years. Everything from applying pesticides, label reading, continuing education, to disposing of pesticide containers and pesticide reporting are just few things that we are under the microscope for on a daily basis. All of these regulations have a purpose, and benefit the general public as well as the environment.  In today’s blog post we will speak about the reasoning behind many of the basic regulations. Label Reading. Pesticide labels are a must read for every single applicatorprior to […]
August 7, 2017

Pest Proofing Your Home For The Winter

As the colder months roll in, many outdoor pests will seek refuge indoors. Due to the instinct of survival pests like mice, squirrels, cockroaches and mosquitoes will take advantage of any openings into your home. Spaces in doors, cracks in windows, holes in your roof and holes in screens are just a few way pests will try to escape the chilly weather. In today’s blog post we will provide you with some tips to winterize your home from pests. Using wire mesh, or sheet metal seal all utility pipe entries into your basement. Many homes will have gas, electric, water […]
August 7, 2017

Insects in Electronics

When homeowners mention having bugs inside their electronics, people often think they talking about a virus or a manufacturers defect. When we talk about bugs in electronics, we mean insects. Believe it or not insects such as bed bugs, roaches, ants and other pests love electronics. As a pest control company we have witnessed many cases where infestations have spread to computer towers, cable boxes and televisions. There are many problems associated with these types of infestations. Pests love crawling inside electronics, espically during winter months or when the device is close to a food source. Pests,like roaches, love televisions […]