Category : Professional Pest Control Frisco TX

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Common Pest Control Words and Phrases the Pro’s Use

It’s no secret that pest control professionals use their own industry terms and slang. No matter what the profession, it always will come with its own vernacular. The vocabulary of any profession creeps into everyday speech, often confusing clients and customers. Pest control services are no different. It can be frustrating when a pest control professional is talking to you, and you have no idea what he or she is saying. However, it’s important to understand causes, prevention and treatment of pests to keep your home and family safe. The warm weather of the summer months often brings with it Read more
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4 Signs You Have a Bedbug Infestation and Need Home Pest Control Help

Bed bugs can be an awful and distressing problem. Signs that you have a bed bug problem may be hard to see initially. Many times these pests are confused with other annoying insects. You can determine whether you have a bed bug issue in your home by considering the following signs and symptoms. 1. Irritating Bite Marks Bed bugs leave small clusters or lines of red, flat marks on the skin. If you or your loved ones experience these types of bites, you may have a bed bug problem. While these bites do not spread disease, they can cause irritation Read more
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DIY Kid-Friendly and Effective Pest Management Solutions

Visit your local home improvement or discount store, and you will find a large selection of sprays, pellets, and applications for your homeís pest management needs. While these products may be effective at deterring or killing pests, they contain toxic chemicals that are too harsh to have in your home and around your children and pests. Thankfully, safer alternatives are available. Here are a few kid-friendly, healthy, and effective options to rid your home of pests. Basic Pest Repellent Spray A basic†can of bug spray is useful in a variety of situations. Douse your home with this safe and natural Read more
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Winter Prevention Tips Approved By Your Pest Control Company

Winter is quickly approaching, so it is time to ask your pest control company for tips on protecting your home from potential bugs and rodents. Even though you may prefer to focus on your heating system and holiday decorations, pest prevention should also be on your list of priorities to keep your home and family safe. Here are a few tips to prevent pests this winter: Heating System Temperatures will begin to drop in the fall and winter months, which means you will want to amp up your heating system. As the system pulls air from the outside, heats it, Read more
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4 Preventative Pest Control Measures for Your Small Business

Owning a small business relies on having a positive image to the local population, so investing in preventative pest control in Frisco, TX is a must so not to give the impression that your business is unclean. During the fall months, pest appearances are on the uptick as they take advantage of opportunities to get to safety before the winter arrives. Here are 4 tips on how to prevent pests from invading your small business this fall: Seal any cracks or gaps Eliminate moist spaces with a dehumidifier Rake the leaves Take out garbage and keep sealed For all your Read more
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3 DIY Home Pest Control Tips to Protect Your Garden

Your garden and landscape were a large investment in time and energy, so maintenance and home pest control are imperative for these areas outside your home. Of course, utilizing pesticides may be effective, but the toxic chemicals can be too hazardous for any plants, fruits, vegetables and herbs that you plant to eat. With these DIY tips, you can prevent pests from harming your beautiful garden. Vinegar Bait It is virtually impossible to rid the outside of insects. However, you can lure insects away from your garden by creating an eco-friendly bait. Place 1 cup each of apple cider vinegar, Read more
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Top 5 Reasons Having Pest Control Done For You is Better Than DIY

While many do-it-yourself jobs can be done at home, taking care of pest control may not be one of them. You might be able to take care of small insect problems but there are specific circumstances when hiring a professional pest control service is the best option. The highlights below may help you decide whether or not you need to call in pest control professionals. While the initial costs of hiring a pest control service may be more than doing the work yourself, in the long run, you could end up saving money. Many store-bought pest control chemicals are not Read more
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3 Non-Toxic, Easy-to-Use Termite Pest Control Options in Frisco, TX

While many homeowners choose to use toxic chemicals as their means of termite pest control in Frisco, TX, there are several basic organic ingredients that can effectively reduce and prevent termite infestations in your home. There are about 300 different types of termites throughout the world, but only four of them are found in the U.S. Of the four located here, the subterranean termite is the most problematic. Below are three non-toxic solutions to fighting off termites in and around your home. Sand Barrier Method Termites have difficulty tunneling through sand of larger grain sizes. In addition, sand does not Read more
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Tips To Help Homeowners With Preventive Winter Pest Control

There’s no doubt that the coldest part of winter is still to come to North Texas; and for homeowners, that means thinking about preventive pest control that either stops winter pests from entering their homes or that makes their homes a little less pest-friendly.¬† If you’re wondering how you can keep bugs, spiders, rats and mice from looking for a warm place to hide out this winter, here are some DIY home maintenance tips you can use to minimize the number of pests you have to deal with: Look For Holes And Cracks On The Outside Of Your Home Inspect Read more
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What You Need To Know About Termites And Termite Pest Control

If you’re a homeowner and you’ve heard about the damage that termites can do to a structure, you’ve probably considered getting a company that specializes in termite control to inspect your home for signs of an infestation. If you’ve already made the call for a termite inspection, you’ve done the single most important thing you can do to protect your biggest investment from an incredibly destructive pest. Because it’s always a good idea to know something about the enemy when you’re in a war, here are some things you should know about termites and termite pest control: Termites Actually Serve Read more