Category : Pest Control Frisco TX

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How Often Should You Get Treatment for Home Pest Control?

? Pest control can be tricky. How often should you get treatment for home pest control? There is no single answer. Climate, pest history and seasons can all have an affect. If you have had an on-going problem, most professionals will suggest bi-monthly treatments. Some pests, however, require treatment more seasonally, like rats in the wintertime or carpenter ants during the spring swarm season. Termites are notorious for causing on-going problems. Termite control is not one-and-done; baits are usually placed on a quarterly basis. For more information about pest control services for your specific pest problem, call Safe Pro Pest Read more
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Is Your Pest Control Company Licensed? Find Out Why It Should Be

When you’re tired of sharing your home with ants, spiders or other unwanted guests, it’s time to hire a pest control company. Along with making your conditions unsanitary, pests can also bite and cause other kinds of harm to you and your loved ones. Striking back fast is your best approach, meaning you’ll need to employ the help of professionals who use the safest and most effective practices. You’ll also want to look for someone who is licensed. Hiring just anyone to eliminate the nuisance, or even attempting to do it yourself, can make the situation worse. The Structural Pest Read more
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3 Things Roaches Can Do to Thwart Traditional Exterminator Efforts

When you discover a nasty roach in your home, an immediate response would be to either start spraying bug killer or call a Frisco, TX exterminator. The first reaction may prove pointless because roaches are tricky little creatures. Here are three surprising things cockroaches can do that will thwart your traditional extermination efforts: They can live off of eating anything, not just your food. They can become immune to chemical pesticides. They can hold their breath for a long time; spot spraying won’t work. Having a pest control company trained in properly exterminating your roach problem is essential. Safe Pro Read more
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Experts Explain the Importance of Professional Pest Control

Safe Pro’s team of professional pest control experts in Frisco, TX understands the frustrations behind a home pest infestation. While DIY pest control may seem convenient and affordable, it is critical that homeowners realize the risks of handling pests without professional assistance. When deciding whether or not to call in reinforcements, there are a few things to remember: Professional Exterminators will Save You Money – In the short term, DIY pest control may seem like the most affordable option when treating a home infestation. While each item (such as pesticide spray or a mouse trap) may be less expensive than Read more
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What to Do Between Exterminator Visits in Frisco, TX

If you’ve noticed more pests than normal around your home, there is something that you can do to eliminate them before your exterminator comes. There are several DIY methods to try, but one seems to work better than others. Get some fresh garlic, put it in a bowl and smash it up with some water. Try to get a sticky consistency when mixing the water and garlic together. Put on some rubber gloves and apply the garlic with your fingers to areas where you think bugs might be getting into your home. Bugs and other pests don’t like the smell Read more
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3 Health Hazards of Pests When You Don’t Use an Extermination Service

If you’re having concerns about what’s creeping around your home at night, it might be time to hire an extermination service in Frisco, TX so you can rest easier. Not only does having pests in your home make it feel uncomfortable, but there are also several health risks you’re being exposed to. Here are 3 health hazards of having pests reside in your home: Asthma and Respiratory Issues West Nile Virus Hantavirus & Leptospirosis If you’ve noticed even just the initial signs of pests, it is important for your health to have the problem addressed sooner than later. Call Safe Read more
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Rodent Prevention And Control Tips From A Rodent Control Service

If you think you’ll never need the help of a rodent control service, wait until the cold, winter weather has been around for a while. Icy temperatures mean that a variety of pests will want to share your warm home with you, and while insects and spiders are bad enough, it’s the four-footed, scurrying kinds of pests you need to worry about most. Rodents, including rats, mice and squirrels are dangerous roommates to have because they carry organisms on their bodies and in their droppings that can cause life-threatening diseases, like Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, Hemorrhagic Fever, Rat Bite Fever, West Read more
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What Your Exterminator Wants You To Know About Indoor Pests

Mild weather in our part of Texas means that we suffer from year-round insect invasions that require the year-round help of a professional exterminator. Depending on the types of insects that make your home their home, you may experience everything from painful stings to contaminated food. Controlling household pests starts with identifying the species of pests and then ridding your home of them. Here are just some of the common insects you’re likely to find inside your Frisco, TX home: Spiders Spiders spin their webs in dark, secluded areas of your home. They do not interact with humans unless humans Read more
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Why It’s Important to Be Specific With Your Exterminator in Frisco, TX

If you’ve never had pest control before, you might wonder what to expect. They will ask you to specifically explain the problem and where it is happening. Be as specific and descriptive as possible. This allows the exterminator to target their pest-killing products in the actual access points, instead of just spraying all over. A more targeted and focused pest control method is safer and typically more effective than simply spraying product generally. Even though you may explain the problem to the scheduler over the phone, be prepared to be as detailed as possible when the exterminator arrives. Contact the Read more
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Why A Mild Winter Means You will Need A Spring Exterminator In Plano

Think you won’t need the services of a professional exterminator when spring finally rolls around? Think again. Winter weather is heading our way; but in North Texas, that generally means a handful of sub- or near-freezing days and the rest of the season is slightly chilly at best. What does that have to do with spring pest control? A mild winter means that the bug-breeding season is longer. In fact, in the last few years, insects have been making their appearance earlier in the spring – in February instead of March – and that means bad things for Frisco, TX Read more