If you see one cockroach in your house, there are likely dozens or hundreds nesting nearby. These pests don't go far from their colony while looking for food. You and a pest control service will need to work together to get rid of the nests and prevent them from settling back into your house. Here is what needs to be done to remove those unsightly pests from your house.
Stopping a Cockroach Nesting Problem
If you recently discovered mold growing on the wooden floor joists in your home's basement, then it is vital that you take immediate action to kill it, and to fix the moisture problems feeding the mold's growth.
Follow these steps to kill all of the mold and protect the structural integrity of your house:
Step 1: Put on a protective respiratory mask that is approved for use with mold spores. You can purchase a mask at your local home improvement store.
Termites can easily cause thousands of dollars of damage in your home and can make it structurally unsafe. Learn to spot these pests before they settle into your house, make your home less accessible to them and have a pest control company's phone number handy for emergencies. Here is what you need to know about termites and how to keep your house safe from them.
A Persistent Insect
Termites are an eating machine, digesting the cellulose in wood to make food for the colony.
When the weather starts to warm up and the days get a little longer, it is so enticing to spend days outdoors. The one thing that can make the outdoors less appealing is the fact that mosquitoes also look forward to summertime. While you always have the option to bring professional pest control services in to help keep mosquitoes at bay on your property, you cannot control the issue in other places.
The drought in California has subjected residents to quite a few indignities over the years including, painted grass and severe fines for not complying with water restrictions. Quite possibly the worst, however, is that the low water levels have galvanized a swarm of oriental cockroaches to invade area homes. Here's more info about this unfortunate situation and what you can do to prevent these pests from coming into your home.