haunting truth about pest control

Learn The Haunting Truth About Pest Control

In 2008, I was making my way through a dark, dingy attic in search of what Mrs. Gollen said she heard. She was terrified. Night after night, the creature haunted her. She could never feel safe in her home again, she thought. As I crawled the entire length of her unkept storage area,  my mind reflected back to when I was eight years old – to when I too lived in fear of something misunderstood. Something terrifying and, something with more fiction than anything considered fact.

With no mind on the creature I was searching for and, as Mrs. Gollen made her way out of the house, I thought about the many sleepless nights my young mind pictured horrifying images of the malevolent beings that turned my childhood dreams into nightmares. I remembered the sound of that evil coming. I could still hear the sound of its claws scratching up and down the wall. 

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How Dangerous Can Spiders Be To Your Pet?

With thousands of spiders crawling around this time of year, it’s important to know which ones you should be concerned about, especially if you’re a dog lover.

 

Most spiders wander inside your home to hide or seek shelter from the elements. Common house spiders, cellar spiders, jumping spiders, and yellowish to orange spiders are harmless and are typically seen crawling up a wall or scurrying across your floor. It’s not uncommon to find your adult dog or puppy getting excited over a spider. As curious as they are, dogs (puppies especially) tend to paw at spiders as they try getting away. Some dogs, for whatever reason, love to eat spiders and there is no harm in some added protein my vet said. But, there are a few species of spider you do want to avoid in your home.

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Why Are Yellow Jackets More Aggressive In Fall.

 

Once the young yellow jackets reach maturity, they begin foraging for food. During late summer into early autumn yellow jackets begin building nests and will defend them in anticipation for winter. Yellow jackets can be spotted flying around dumpsters, trash cans, flowers, and other plant life frantically in search of a food source. 

While yellow jackets try avoiding people, they will sting if threatened (or just feel threatened.)

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5-Steps For Preventing Ants

Here are 5 steps for preventing ants in your home this year.

5-Steps For Preventing Ants

With more than 20 types of ants in the country known to get inside homes, it shouldn’t be a shock to know ants are the number one household pest in the nation. However, there are 5 steps for preventing ants from getting inside your home or business.

1.Get Rid Of Harborages For Ants

Ants typically find their way into kitchens more often than other rooms of your home. Because kitchens contain food and a water, everything ants (as all pests) need to survive is readily available to them. 5-Steps For Preventing Ants, bathrooms are another area ants gather in since there is moisture present. Areas near and around air conditioning units may also be attractive to ants when they are foraging. Once an ant discovers a source of food or water, it will signal for the other worker ants to come.

When preventing ants, do not be tempted to spray ants with a retail product because it’s only temporary. While you do eliminate the ants you spray, you haven’t touched the entire colony and more often than not they will be back. Ants forage hundreds of feet away from their colony in search of food and when threatened ant colonies begin “Budding.” This term is used when a queen ant feels threatened, and leaves her current colony to start a new one. In other words, once you spray what’s inside your house, the problem begins to multiply!

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