Monthly Archives December 2016

6 Pest Control Tips to Prepare for Winter

The average cost to hire a pest control company in the U.S. averages between $109 to $284, depending on the issue. If you wait too long and let infestations grow, though, serious damage may occur, and you could end up spending much more money controlling and preventing bugs. Since winter is approaching, it’s important to know the best ways to winter-proof your home in relation to pests. Replace any and all loose mortar and weather stripping around all your windows and around the foundation of your basement. You should keep all your firewood at least 20 feet from your home
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Hoping For a Mild Winter? So Are Termites

Everyone hopes for a winter that’s as mild as it is quick. People simply don’t want to endure long, brutal winters that bring snow, ice, and freezing temperatures. There are, however, some issues with easy winters that people should know before they are so eager to put away their snow equipment. Every year, termites cause roughly $30 billion in damage to U.S. structures. After mild winters, termites have a much better opportunity to feast of moist wood, causing more havoc for homeowners. CBC News reports that during warmer winter temperatures, the environment becomes much more moist, which creates ideal conditions
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These 3 Signs Mean Termites Are Active In Your Home

Termites can cause extreme structural damage to a home, serious financial damage to a homeowner’s bank account, and unhealthy levels of stress to residents. These unwanted pests, on average each year, damage roughly 600,000 homes in the United States. If you’ve spotted termite damage in your home, it’s essential that you act quickly to prevent the damage from spreading and costing you even more money. You should hire an exterminator as soon as any signs of termites are present. Most people know that sawdust under wooden objects is a sure sign of a termite infestation, but there are other, less
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