There are over 2,000 species and subspecies of fleas currently known today. The Cat Flea is the most commonly found flea in the United States, and is the flea you most often find on cats and dogs. Fleas are one of the most irritating insects found inside and outside the home. With the ability […]
August is here, vacations are winding down and school is just around the corner. With those suitcases going from packed to empty and from being stored under a plane to inside your closet, we want to circle back to last year and remind you about bed bugs! Bed Bug Identification: Bed bugs are often brought […]
Stinging insects can be a huge burden but being prepared and armed with knowledge could help keep you and your family safe continue reading this. Check out our handy infographic below for some stinging insect facts and tips! Having trouble viewing the below graphic? Open it in your browser by clicking here.
Summer is prime time for spiders in Missouri, in fact, across the United States! Brown recluse spiders are one of the biggest problems for residential and commercial areas, hiding inside and outside homes and offices. For example, in Texas in May, KENS 5 in San Antonio pushed out an article “Experts warn of spike […]
Summer means sunshine, flowers and warmer temperatures. It means time spent outside playing and time outside gardening. But it also means that pesky summer pests are back! 1. Mosquitos These blood-sucking insects are not only a nuisance but can carry dangerous diseases to humans and animals alike. West Nile is one such disease, and mosquito […]
One of the biggest pest problems in Missouri in the springtime is the mole. But the mole is a tricky pest, for it brings both problems and benefits. Moles are environmentally beneficial for their tunneling activities that enable air and moisture to penetrate deep soil layers, but their tunneling can also cause damage to […]
Ants can be a huge problem as Spring moves on and Summer comes along. Below is a helpful info-graphic on ants, and for more information, visit our ANTS page.
In the spring, many homeowners encounter a swarm of flying bugs in their home and think it is ants. That pesky swarm of insects is actually termites, one of the most destructive pests in the United States. Termites swarm in the spring because of the favorably warm weather conditions, but not all termites swarm […]
Termites can cause serious damage to your property and are rarely covered by homeowner’s insurance. They can eat away at your home’s wooden foundation and support beams until one day a wall simply collapses. Termites cause over $5 billion each year to U.S. homeowners, totaling more than damage caused by fires, tornadoes and earthquakes. […]
Squirrels and other small rodents are a huge problem in Missouri during the year, but especially during the winter months. When the temperatures begin to drop outside, these fuzzy creatures begin to seek warmth, shelter and food inside…your home. Attics and chimneys are the favorite “hotel-winter-get-away” spots for squirrels, and your attic is a huge […]