Pest Control Tips for Families and Business Owners

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Pest Control Tips for Families and Business Owners

Hello and welcome to my anti-pest blog. Hi, my name is Corrie. I live in an old home in the middle of nowhere. Due to the gaps in my home and the fact that we are virtually surrounded by nature, all kinds of pests have gotten into my home over the years. In addition to the usual suspects such as cockroaches, ants, termites and mice, we have also seen feral bees and small marsupials get into our home. Through trial and error and the occasional help of a professional pest removal specialist, we have learned a wealth of information about pest removal. Explore this blog and learn through my experiences. I think you will enjoy reading, but most of all, you will enjoy your pest-free house.


Understanding the Termite Inspection Process

A termite inspection is conducted by a professional, who is trained to spot signs of termite activity. This professional, often referred to as an exterminator, begins the inspection by conducting a thorough examination of the property. The interior and exterior of the building are inspected, with particular attention being paid to areas where termites are most likely to be found, such as wood structures, basements, crawl spaces and attics. During the inspection process, the exterminator is looking for signs of termite activity or damage. Read More 

4 Differences Between an Ant and a Termite

As a homeowner, you may occasionally notice tiny bugs making their way across your floors in search of food. Termites and ants are easily confused due to their small size. However, before reaching for any bug spray, it's essential to understand what sets them apart. Here's a quick guide to help you tell the difference.  1. Wings Wing sizes between ants and termites are different, but the structure is similar for both species. Read More 

5 Signs That You Need to Arrange a Pest Inspection

Household pests come in all shapes and sizes. But one thing all pests have in common is that they are often sneaky and hard to pinpoint.  This is why it's important to take preventative measures to ensure pests cannot infest your home. Pest inspections are a good way to determine if you have pests or are at risk of pest infestation.  Learn to recognize the signs of pest infestation. If you see any of the following signs, arrange a pest inspection soon. Read More 

Top 4 Reasons Why You Need Pest Control Services

Pests aren't just a mild annoyance. They're a threat to your health, home furniture and clothing. While maintaining a tidy home is essential, it doesn't necessarily keep all pests at bay. Some critters are attracted to your home for reasons that have nothing to do with a dirty house.  Some pests make their presence obvious, while others can go unnoticed for a long time. For this reason, trying to get rid of pests without the help of a professional can be a massive challenge. Read More 

How to Prepare Your Home for Rat Control Treatment

The most effective way to rid your property of a rat problem is to enlist the aid of a professional pest control service. DIY pest control often fails and can sometimes endanger you and your pets if you use rodenticides incorrectly. But before a pest control expert arrives at your home, you need to prepare your property. Good preparations will ensure that rat control treatment is safe and effective. Prepare your property in the following ways before the pest controller arrives to carry out a rat control treatment. Read More