8 Ways to Keep Spiders Out of Your Home


With Fall quickly approaching, spiders are beginning to migrate into homes. Spiders are one of the top household pests that are active right now. Here are some tips and tricks to keep them out of your home.     Remove Current Webs: Start by removing any current webs that may be in your home. The easiest way to remove webs … Read More

Grant Christensen8 Ways to Keep Spiders Out of Your Home

Well-Rounded Ant Control


Ants are one of the most common household pests and are responsible for a large percentage of calls to pest control companies. It seems that no matter how many ants you kill, there are thousands more to take their place. Good ant control must use a multi-faceted approach. Let’s look at various ways to keep ants out of your home … Read More

Grant ChristensenWell-Rounded Ant Control

Debunking Black Widow Spider Myths


Black widow spiders have become a symbol of things scary and dangerous. The shiny black appearance and bright red hourglass causes anxiety and fear among people all over the country. But how much of what you know about black widows is true? Let’s take a look at some of the common myths we often hear and hopefully shed some light … Read More

Grant ChristensenDebunking Black Widow Spider Myths

Fall Means Fruit Flies

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As the end of Summer approaches and Fall is in the air, it’s time to start thinking about how to prevent and control some new varieties of pests. Fruit flies are one of those species that slowly build in population during the Summer and then become abundant at harvest time. This is because fruit flies eat and reproduce on ripened … Read More

Grant ChristensenFall Means Fruit Flies

When you Should and SHOULDN’T Call a Pest Control Company


You would think knowing when to call pest control is pretty simple. For most people, it’s a case of when they see an insect or animal they don’t want to deal with. But there’s more to it than that.     Let’s start with trying to save you some money but knowing when you shouldn’t call pest control: 1) Head … Read More

Grant ChristensenWhen you Should and SHOULDN’T Call a Pest Control Company

Profile of the German Cockroach


German cockroaches are the most common species of cockroach in the United States. While there are four other North American species that can cause infestations, german cockroaches have specific advantages that allow them to flourish. Their smaller size and rapid reproduction make them an extremely difficult population to control. Let’s take a closer, in-depth look at the German cockroach.   … Read More

Grant ChristensenProfile of the German Cockroach

How To Keep Pests Out Of Your Pond


A pond can be a lovely addition to your property, enhancing the beauty of your outdoor space. Like any other type of water feature, ponds do require regular maintenance. For instance, if dead leaves fall into the water, you should remove them to keep them from causing any problems. For the most part, however, ponds pretty much take care of … Read More

Grant ChristensenHow To Keep Pests Out Of Your Pond

Protecting Your Home and Pets From Fleas

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Fleas are small insects that feed on blood. While they prefer animal blood, they also won’t hesitate to bite humans. They are approximately 2.5 mm long and range in color from light brown to black. While they do not have wings, they are great jumpers. Since fleas are a nuisance for humans and a health risk for pets, let’s take … Read More

Grant ChristensenProtecting Your Home and Pets From Fleas

10 Fast Facts About Termites

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You might only know termites as the pesky insect that can do significant damage to your home, but termites are fascinating creatures with complex social structures and an important role in the ecosystem. In an effort to get you thinking about termites and hopefully taking preventative steps to avoid any damage caused by them, here are ten fast facts that … Read More

Grant Christensen10 Fast Facts About Termites

Sealing the Exterior of Your Home to Prevent Unwanted Pests

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  The solution to nearly every household pest problem starts with keeping the pests out of your home in the first place. While it sounds simple enough in theory, we wanted to give you some practical tips on how to actually do this. There are three main areas of your home’s exterior that need to be addressed: the roof, walls … Read More

Grant ChristensenSealing the Exterior of Your Home to Prevent Unwanted Pests