Entries by amco

Where Do Bed Bugs Hide in a Home?

Goodnight! Sleep tight! Don’t let the bed bugs bite.  That sounds good… But how? Bed bugs are one of the most difficult pests to get rid of. This is partly because they reproduce quickly, but mostly because colonies can survive for up to a year without food! You may have a bed bug problem without ever […]

What Should You Do if You Have a Rodent Problem?

Pet gerbils and hamsters are cute additions to your family. They’re highly sociable, live for a few years, and don’t produce as much waste as other rodents. However, the same cannot be said for wild mice and rats. A rodent problem is not the same as if a stray cat took up residence in your yard. […]

7 Signs of a Rat Infestation Every Homeowner Needs to Know

Just under 15 million homeowners in America have reported spotting rodents in their homes. A rat infestation in your home is not only dangerous for its structure but also for the people and pets living inside. Rats can carry diseases that may affect a person if they’re bitten. That’s just one reason why it’s so […]

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 […]

Pest Control Tips: 7 Effective Ways to Keep Your Home Bug Free

Did you know that over 14 million American households reported seeing roaches in the past year? Another 14.8 million reported rodents! Adequate pest prevention and control can prevent this from happening to you.  Do you know how to prevent and control pests in your home? We’re here to offer a few helpful pest control tips […]

The Hidden House Damage Caused by Pests

Pests have always been a problem for homeowners across the country. Pest infestations are more than just a nuisance. They could cause extensive home damage, water leaks, and even spread pest-related diseases. According to the American Housing Survey, over 2.9 million home occupants reported rodent and cockroach infestations. House damage resulting from pest infestations may […]

Choosing Termite Control Companies: A Guide

Every year, termites cause billions of dollars worth of damage to residential structures. If you suspect you have termites in your home, it’s important to research termite control companies and get rid of any infestation. However, when you’re researching companies, you might be wondering which the best one to choose is. Here’s everything you should […]