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4 Ways To Get Rid Of Pantry Moths In The Kitchen

You’ve probably seen these guys in your pantry or near your clothes. You may have dismissed them or did some light vacuuming as a result of their presence. While you might fear the common house spider and kill them, pantry moths do more damage and are an enemy of the home. If you spot one […]

Can Bed Bugs Make You Sick?

Nothing can disturb a good night’s sleep worse than an invasion of tiny, biting pests in your bed. Bed bugs are found in cities across the country, including towns throughout Missouri. While bed bugs are often mistakenly associated with poor hygiene and a lack of proper cleaning practices, the fact is even the tidiest home […]

Do Ants Hibernate?

Ants are one of the most common pests. Depending on the type, they may originally invade your yard, garden, landscaping, or outdoor structures, such as porches and decks. Eventually, these persistent bugs will more than likely make their way into your home. At Amco Ranger Termite and Pest Solutions, we help businesses and residential property […]

Can Bed Bugs Survive in the Cold?

When homeowners learn that their house is infested with a pest as pervasive and invasive as bed bugs, they immediately start to think of ways to get rid of them. Of course, one of the best ways to do this is to determine what bed bugs like, and then apply the opposite treatment. Bed bugs, […]

What do Baby Bed Bugs Look Like?

Baby bed bugs are known as nymphs and if you see them, it means there is a very good chance that you have an infestation. Nymphs indicate that there is an infestation with females laying eggs. It also means that all of the adult bed bugs are feeding on human hosts, which is an annoyance […]

Benefits of Pest Control Insulation

Whether you are replacing old insulation or insulating a brand new home, insect controlling insulation will allow you to save money on energy bills while protecting your home from insect infestations.   How does it work? InCide® Pest Control Insulation is infused with an extremely effective pesticide – sodium polyborate. This ingredient prevents insect infestations by […]

How to Keep Mice Out of Your Home This Winter

The weather outside is getting colder and as it does, it drives people into the warmth of their home. It’s not only people that look to head inside at this time of year, however. Mice are also looking to escape the cold and find a warm place to wait out the winter months. Your home […]

Preparing Your Home for Winter Pests

The weather is getting colder in Missouri. As you start unpacking winter jackets and boots after storing them all winter, you should also start thinking about how to winterize your home to protect it from pests. Mice are often the first winter pest homeowners think of, but raccoons, spiders, and cockroaches will all also look […]

Avoid Getting Bit By A Brown Recluse Spider

It’s the time of year when people pull their cold-weather clothes, blankets, hunting gear, and holiday decorations out of storage. When you do this, be extremely watchful for brown recluse spiders. Their venomous bite can make a person quite sick and cause necrosis (skin cell death) at the bite location. A good indication you’re dealing […]

Why A Long-Term Pest Control Service Agreement Makes Sense

You can always wait until you’ve got termites in your basement, squirrels in your attic, or spiders in your bedroom before you call a pest control company. However, it might be best to consider signing up for a long-term agreement to get ahead of pest problems. Here are some reasons why a long-term pest control […]