DATE POSTED: December 19, 2014
There is a long, and very boring list of pantry pests that I could bore you with, but it really comes down to four classifications: moths, beetles, weevils, and foraging pests. But, instead, give me a minute of your time, and I'll give you a lesson on pantry pests that will stay with you longer than a Schoolhouse Rock jingle.
DATE POSTED: December 17, 2014
Pantry pests are just about the most disgusting thing in the world. Have you ever opened up a bag of sugar and seen black bugs wiggling in it? Or walked into the pantry, flicked on the light, and watched a cockroach zip across the wall at waist level, and disappear behind a box on the shelf. It is nasty! Thankfully, there is something you can do about pantry pests, and it begins by protecting your…
DATE POSTED: December 3, 2014
And the roaches were hung by the chimney with care, with hopes that Saint Nicholas soon would be there… What? That's not how it goes?
DATE POSTED: September 26, 2014
When fall hits, the wild animals around your home are going to start looking for a place to escape the frost. If you offer them a nice cozy den, they'll take you up on it. Many times, you don't even realize you have provided the perfect conditions for their habitation. You might have a dryer exhaust vent pumping out warm air under your porch, inviting a skunk or raccoon to nest. You may have a…
DATE POSTED: September 5, 2014
Keeping bugs away from your foundation walls can go a long way to preventing them from coming inside the house.
DATE POSTED: August 7, 2014
Can you believe it is already time to start preparing for the fall? For many of us, the summer has flown by, and here we are, with fall on the doorstep along with all the insects and rodents hoping for a place to get out of the elements. You’re not the only one driven inside by the cooler temperatures! Mice, rats, cockroaches, ants and spiders, are all in search of a place to spend the…