Winterizing your home not only prevents pests from setting up shop for the winter, but also helps save energy – and money – on your utility bills.
This is the time of year when many pests begin to set up camp indoors, as they look to overwinter in an area that provides food, warmth, and shelter. Here’s what to look out for.
The common idea is that mice move into your home in fall and winter seeking a nice, warm place to wait out the cold is a rodent’s main motivation. Unfortunately, that is only half the story.
If your home has a vapor barrier – also called a moisture barrier – you may think that it is a one-and-done project; once installed, you never have to worry about it again. But that may not be the case.
For a homeowner to go through life without a pest exterminator is like going through life without a doctor. You might get away with it for a while, yet eventually life without a pest exterminator doesn’t pay.
There’s a reason June bugs are called, well, June bugs. It’s because these inch-long, slow-flying beetles emerge in force in June, often crashing into you on a summer evening outdoors.
It’s that time of year, and if you’re spending much time outdoors, then you’re likely trying your best to evade those pesky mosquitos. Here's what you need to know.
As bats emerge from their winter slumber in search of food, it is not uncommon for them to find their way into your home. Should that happen, here are some important things to know.
As our Virginia temperatures begin to rise, many insects become more active. Because of this, you may begin to see one or more of these four common pests in your home.
It might be hard to believe, but mosquito season is just around the corner. And if you want to win the battle against mosquitos, you need to start when the weather is still a tad chilly – before we start seeing consistent 50-degree temperatures.
If it’s been a while since you’ve paid the underneath of your home a visit, then you might be unpleasantly surprised at what you might find. You likely need a moisture barrier, and here are eight reasons why.
Here we are in the coldest weeks of winter, yet the humble cockroach seems impervious to the cold. In fact, for the most part, they are. If you have a cockroach problem, then we have advice for you.