Do you have thousands of little red bugs running around on your front steps and walkway, or worse, inside your home? Are they about .8 mm long, look like a tiny reddish spider, and leave a blood like residue when you squish them. There is a good chance you have clover mites.
Do you think you can tell the difference between a mouse and a rat? Do you think you have what it takes to be a pest expert? I've put together this little quiz to test to see if your ready to protect yourself and your family from mice and rats. Let's see if you have the right stuff.
Do you like to cook or bake? If you do, I'm sure you are a veteran when it comes to dealing with pantry pests. But you also know that not every recipe is the same. And, some recipes are better than others. Whether you just started cooking in your new home, or you've been at it for years, this recipe can help you keep pantry pests from making you sick and ruining your day.
Do you have bats in your belfry? Probably not. Not many people have a bell tower on their home. But, you do have an attic, and attics are inviting to bats and other wildlife. To them, it is just another nook to hide in--only it has heat. If you have a wild animal living in your attic, shed, or garage, proceed with caution. There are many dangers you need to be aware of.
Keeping pests out of your home is a team effort. Enviropest's year round service inspections and treatments will get you most of the way--and in some cases, all the way--to having a pest free home, but there are some things you can do to make sure your home is 100% protected. Here is a rundown of each of the four seasons, and ways you can make your home less attractive to bugs, rodents, and wildlife.
It can be argued that winter is the most important time of year to have pest control. The rest of the year bugs will come and go, but in winter, they will squeeze in through your walls and stay. This is a unique time to have an attic treatment. Not only will it prevent you from having a winter bug uprising, it will significantly decrease your issues when spring comes, and the bugs come back to life.
Do you ever feel like winter in Colorado is like being in the dark forest with Dorothy, the Tinman and Scarecrow? What? You don't think wildlife is a big deal? You must have a lot of courage! Perhaps if you knew a little more about those friendly little woodland creatures that have taken up residence in your attic, shed, or eaves, you might think differently.
The Holiday Season is upon us and friends and families have already begun preparation for an exciting time of celebration. Thanksgiving and Christmas are seasons of rejoicing, times of thanksgiving, celebrating and lots of festive holiday food. Nonetheless, these gatherings for fun, food and fellowship also include the exposures and risks of becoming infested with a plethora of pests.