Entries by amco

How to Achieve a Healthy Lawn (That Will Have Your Neighbors Envious)

94% of Americans say that they care about their lawn’s appearance. But the effort it takes sometimes to produce such a healthy lawn can seem out of reach, especially for busy professionals. If you put even a bit of dedication into this project of lawn maintenance, your lush lawn will become a source of pride and […]

Common Garden Pests That May Also Invade Your Home

Are you experiencing a pest problem in your home? You aren’t alone, as millions of homeowners across the United States regularly battle with unwelcome pests in their homes. According to Census data, for example, 14 million homeowners in the country reported seeing cockroaches in their homes in the past 12 months, along with nearly 15 million […]

A Homeowner’s Guide on How to Get Rid of Lawn Moles

Has your beautiful, green lawn been ruined by crisscrossing lines of unseemly dirt mounds? Unfortunately, these raised ridges are a sure sign of a lawn mole invasion. It’s one of the most frustrating occurrences for those who take their lawn care seriously. Fortunately, even if you have lawn moles, there are measures you can take to […]

8 Early Warning Signs of a Termite Infestation in Your Home

Termites infest around 600,000 homes, causing the average homeowner to pay $3,000 in repair bills. The termites cause $5 billion in damage to property across the US each year and a whopping $30 billion in damage to infrastructure and crops. This highly adaptable insect has survived for millions of years in woods and underground. But […]

How to Humanely Get Rid of Mice

A single pair of mice can produce around 8,000 mice in a year. This is one of many reasons why you don’t want to have mice in your home. But the many available mouse traps are not very humane.  How can you humanely get rid of mice? The trick mainly involves prevention. But there are […]

7 Common Pest Control Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Pests. They’re creepy and furry; they crawl and they scurry. They’re unsanitary nuisances and unwelcome guests inside and outside your home. Not only that, but they’re also extremely destructive. The cost of damage to man-made structures from pests such as termites and other types of pests can cost $30 billion each year. The average homeowner […]

The 3 Different Types of Subterranean Termites, Explained

Once, we turned to a group of Missouri homeowners and asked them to draw us a picture of a termite. Some sketched out white ants, while others doodled something that looked like a housefly. If the average homeowner isn’t sure what a termite looks like, it’s much harder to ensure there aren’t any eating away […]

Summer Pests: How To Keep Your Home Pest Free During the Hottest Months

Did you know that there are several insect-borne diseases prevalent in Missouri? These include Lyme disease spread by ticks and West Nile virus spread by mosquitoes. Summer pests are more than just a nuisance. They can make you or your family members extremely sick. You want to enjoy summer fun in the sun, not worry about […]

Common Restaurant Pests and Their Favorite Hiding Spots

No matter how superb your food is, the quality of your service, or the beautiful ambiance, nothing can tear down a successful restaurant faster than a pest problem.  Common pests are unhygienic and dangerous as many of them carry harmful diseases that could infiltrate your food, and make your patrons ill. In this case, you’re […]

Expert Advice on How to Prevent Bed Bugs

Each year, 1 out of every 5 households in the United States is affected by bed bugs. A survey also found that 97% of pest control services reported treating bed bugs in the past. Why are bed bugs so intrusive and essential to remove from your home?  A bed bug’s primary source of food is […]