It may seem like spring is a long time away, but in reality it is just around the corner. The upcoming spring season for many families and college students often means going on a spring break vacation as a reward for surviving the winter. This can be a fun and exciting time that will be full of great memories; however one thing that can tarnish those memories are bed bugs.
The beautiful State of Colorado is noted for its beauty and a variety of species of wildlife. However, not all Colorado wildlife has that attraction and some, in fact, become invaders of your residences and businesses. One of those invasive creatures is the common squirrel. Squirrels are furry. They are cute. They have the characteristics and actions of a clown and can be very charming. But once they gain access into your attic, that charming creature becomes the equivalent of a rat! And if you are like most Colorado residents, you are looking for squirrel exclusion tips and how to keep squirrels out of your home.
Yellow jackets and other stinging insects like honey bees remind most people of the warm days of summer. After all, they seem to appear in the spring and then disappear during the winter. Yellow jackets are a very social insect that live in large colonies with thousands of members.
If you’ve ever had a mouse problem in your home you probably realize that setting mouse traps to catch these pesky rodents is not enough. Even as you empty one trap more are likely foraging in another area of your home. In order to eliminate mice and prevent new rodent activity you must correct the conditions in and around your home that appeal to them.
Seen any cockroaches lately? If you’ve got them inside your home or business, you may not realize how much of a health threat these pests actually are! Many common household bugs like ants can cause problems for Colorado homeowners, but cockroaches are by far the worst and if you have a cockroach infestation, you should seek professional pest control services immediately.
If you have ever experienced a termite problem you know how destructive these insects are. Unfortunately termites are often overlooked by unsuspecting property owners and may result in extensive structural damage, not to mention costly repair bills. At EnviroPest we are understand how harmful these wood destroying insects can be. That’s why we encourage home and business & property owners in Denver and surrounding areas to learn the potential signs of termite activity as well as what to do if termites are discovered.
Just a few more days and we will officially be in winter! Winter in Denver and all of Colorado is a great time of year that brings fun-filled days of skiing, sledding, hot cups of coffee or hot chocolate and unforgettable memories. Unfortunately it also hastens the arrival of unwanted guests like rodents in Colorado entering homes and businesses.
The last few days of summer are upon us and before you know it, the kids will be going back to school. Take advantage of these final lazy summer days and take the kids on a picnic or a hike! Enjoying these last few days of freedom before getting back to the classroom will be a lot of fun for the kids, just as long as everyone stays away from stinging insects like fire ants, wasps and bees. Unfortunately, stinging insects seem to be even more of a problem in the fall because their numbers are at their peak and they are looking far and wide for enough food to feed their large colonies. What can you do to protect your family from bites and stings on a picnic? Here are some tips from the pest management pros at EnviroPest to keep your family from getting stung on your last summer picnic!