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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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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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Texas Scorpions and How Professional Pest Control Can Help

From roaches and rats to ants and termites, professional pest control can protect your home and health. However, these professionals are also capable of educating you on the dangers of scorpions and what you can do to rid your Texas home of these unwanted visitors. Here are a few interesting facts you need to know about scorpions and how to prevent them from getting in your home. Understanding Texas Scorpions You may be surprised to learn that scorpions are a type of arachnid, which mean they are relatives of spiders and ticks. A long body and a segmented tail that Read more
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When Fumigation is Necessary vs General Pest Control

Not all pest control options are created equal. You’ve probably seen a home tented, but when is this really necessary? Fumigation, also known as “tenting,” is a treatment for the complete extermination of pests. Tenting is a drastic measure used to rid a structure of a severe infestation. Fumigation is also used on shipping containers to kill any exotic pests from overseas. General pest control, however, is a more localized approach for smaller problems such as rodents, carpenter ants and roaches. Most commonly, tenting treats a serious termite infestation. All food must be properly stowed and all people and pets Read more
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Do I Need a Pest Control Service?: 5 Do’s and Don’ts of Pest Control

Being independent and trying to tackle problems that arise around your home is a great endeavor, but sometimes when you don’t have the expertise, the safety of you and your family could be at risk. That’s why when it comes to pests, you need a pest control service in Frisco, TX. Here is a list of do’s and don’t for pest control and why safety is so critical: Do try to prevent pests in the first place Don’t use a pesticide without thoroughly reading the label Do dispose of pesticide containers properly Don’t use more than the recommended amount Do Read more
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4 Ways to Pest Proof You Home Beyond Pest Control Services

Nobody likes unwanted guests like roaches, mice, spiders and other insects, so calling for pest control services in Frisco, TX might be necessary if they pay an unexpected visit. The best way of handling insects and other pests in your home is keeping them out in the first place by thoroughly pest-proofing your house. You can control most pests with simple do-it-yourself tricks. Here are four ways to pest proof your home: Set out sticky traps Clean kitchen counters with vinegar frequently Seal points of entry Vacuum regularly Keep the critters and insects out of your home with Safe Pro 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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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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Pest Control Tips Keep out Pests During the Summer Season

No matter the season, there always seem to be bugs that will not leave you or your home alone. Without proper maintenance, care, and pest control, your house may become the perfect environment for a pest to disrupt a party, a family dinner, or even just your well-deserved peace. No pest, big or small, should cause disruption or danger in your home. Here are six tips to keep out the pests this summer so you can keep your home safe. Take out the trash. Particularly in the hot Texas heat, garbage and recycling bins can be the perfect host environment for Read more