Entries by amco

Where Do Bugs Go in the Winter?

We all love the relief from bugs that winter gives us. The mosquitoes stop buzzing, and we no longer need to worry about getting stung or bothered by bees and wasps. But you might still be wondering, where are they?   Ants Ants don’t go very far. They’re great at overwintering outside in our back […]

Benefits Of Pest Control Insulation

Pest Control Insulation (PCI) is a unique form of insulation that can prevent and control insect infestations. There are several benefits of using this form of insulation in your home.   Control even the most threatening pest populations During the manufacturing of PCI, it is infused with the powerful pest control agent sodium polyborate. When […]

How To Control Moles In Your Yard

Throughout most of the United States, moles are common yard pests. Their hills and tunnels can do significant damage to your lawn, create tripping hazards, and leave grass roots exposed, which can kill the grass. You’ll know you have a mole problem if you spot visible trenches and dug-up soil in your lawn and garden. […]

Get Rid of Dust Mites in Your Home

We share our homes with millions of microscopic organisms including dust mites.   What are Dust Mites? Dust mites are a member of the arachnid family and live almost exclusively in human homes. They are invisible to the naked eye – only 0.2 to 0.3 millimeters long with translucent bodies. Although numerous, dust mites are […]

Frequently Asked Questions about Bed Bugs

The most likely way to encounter bed bugs is through travel. They can easily hitch a ride in your luggage back to your home. You can avoid bed bugs in your holiday travels when you are armed with a little knowledge. What are bed bugs? Bed bugs are small insects that mostly are found in […]

How To Choose The Best Pest Control Company

Pest control takes training and skill. While most people run in the opposite direction of bugs, pest control specialists charge into crawl spaces, basements, and attics in search of unwanted critters. That’s why it’s important to find the right company when you are facing an infestation.   Here are some suggestions to help you choose […]

How to Keep Rats Out of the Garage

Rats chew on literally everything, including cardboard boxes, stored holiday decorations, sports equipment, and electrical wires. They also carry a variety of deadly illnesses that can be lethal to your family. If you have a garage filled with junk, there is a good chance you also have rats. Identifying a rat problem If you spot […]

Differences Between Mice & Rats

Rodents can cause serious damage in your home. They chew on literally everything including electrical wires, ductwork, HVAC units, walls, and foundations. They eat your food and contaminate the area with droppings. They also carry a variety of deadly illnesses such as plague, salmonellosis, trichinosis, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), and Lyme disease, which can be […]

How to Get Rid of Squirrels in Your Attic

Squirrels are interesting and funny creatures to watch in nature, but you certainly don’t want them invading your home. Squirrels tend to come inside and make nests in the attic to escape cold weather. They can create a mess and be quite noisy.   Here are some ways you can get rid of squirrels in […]

Brown Recluse Spider Identification & Prevention

Few things cause as much fear and anxiety in people as the thought of poisonous spiders. Missouri is home to many species of spiders; however, only two are poisonous – the black widow and the brown recluse.   Description The brown recluse is a shy spider that does not attack people and usually only bites […]