One of the many pests that can infest your home, spider crickets can be a frightening sight! Here’s all you need to know about spotting and dealing with these insects.
Helpful tips and information about pest control & removal
Rats and mice are pretty similar to humans—they are mammals, omnivores, and are looking for places that provide food, water, and shelter, just like us.
Out of sight, often out of mind, but always critical to your home’s well being, your attic is uniquely vulnerable to a wide variety of household pests. The combination of stable conditions, readily-available hiding places, and low foot traffic add up to make your attic an ideal place for unwanted critters to hide. Letting them stay though simply isn’t an option so keep reading and learn what to do about pests in your attic!
Having to deal with a pest control company has a reputation for being an expensive pain. And sadly, if you don’t have the right provider, that can be the case. But is professional pest control really worth it, or is it just something that companies like us tell you that you need? Let’s find out!
Getting pests out of your house is a huge step, but the work of cleaning up in the aftermath is still standing between you and your peace of mind. The best cleaning method will depend on what pests you’ve recently eradicated from your home, but here are some helpful tips that might provide a jumping-off point for finishing the job.
Widespread, destructive, and particularly unpleasant, grasshoppers can seem like an insurmountable challenge once they’re established around your home. In reality though, you’re far from powerless to fight back, so keep reading to learn more!
Earwigs are common household pests surrounded by urban legends and misunderstandings, though few if any of which are rooted in reality. So let’s take a few minutes to get to know them!
In most cases, termite prevention could be the difference between a solid home that appreciates in value over time and losing thousands of dollars to termite damage and repairs. In fact, U.S. homeowners dole out an average of $5 billion a year due to termite damage.
Achoo! Want help figuring out what’s causing your allergies? Grab a tissue and read the 4 most common allergy triggers found in and around your MD or Northern VAhome
6 FAQ about zika virus. Protect your family and pets by educating yourself on this dangerous virus
Save yourself time, money, research, and stress! 5 reasons to consider preventative pest control.
Your seasonal pest guide is just a click away! Understand what indoor and outdoor pests to be on the lookout for throughout the year
The Norway rat can damage your home and electrical wiring. They also carry dangerous diseases. Protect your family and home with these simple tips and tricks
Protect your new home from pests with this guide of common pests in MD & VA, Plus 5 prevention tips and how to get rid of a current infestation
6 easy ways to prevent a pest infestation in your home during the fall season.
Did you know that silverfish might be an indication of excess moisture in your home? Learn how to ID silverfish, and what risks they pose
3 dangerous spiders found in MD & VA, and where they like to hide. Plus, tips on how to prevent and get rid of them
6 ways to prevent spiders from entering your MD or Northern Virginia home. Plus 5 ways to get rid of these unwanted guests!
Ants, flies and mosquitoes tend to be more of a warm weather issue in Maryland. Follow these simple tricks and tips prevent them
6 signs of termite damage in your MD or Northern VA home, 5 ways to prevent termite damage, plus other helpful information
Termites can cause tens of thousands of dollars of damage to your MD or VA home if an infestation isn’t controlled properly. Identify termites and prevent damage
Cicadas made their appearance in 2021. Wondering why they aren’t around this year? Be enlightened by reading this blog
Yes, your precious pup can get Lyme disease from ticks. Our animal-loving pest experts have 5 tips to share to help protect your furry friend.
Your Christmas Tree might have a few hitchhikers. Here are 3 things you can do to pest-proof your tree.
6 facts about the most common cockroaches found in MD and VA. Plus a prevention checklist for the interior & exterior of your home
7 most common pests during the fall months in Maryland and Northern VA. It’s a myth that pests go away in the fall season just because it’s cooler outside. Protect your home with these tips
Not sure which pest you might be hosting? Identify them by their droppings so you know what your’re dealing with
5 ways to prepare your home for winter. Plus tips to protect your property from pests all season long.
Did you know that silverfish might be an indication of moisture in your home? Considering they live approx 8 years, you might want to learn more about these pesky pests.
When tick season is in full-swing, so is the risk of tick-borne illness. Protect yourself this tick season by following these simple tips and tricks
10 tips to keep mosquitoes out of your yard. Feed your guests, not the mosquitoes. It’s time to take back your yard!
Learn how your body odor, blood type, and body temperature can attract or deter mosquitoes.
5 most FAQ questions about salamanders. Plus, 3 tips to get rid of salamanders in your MD or Northern VA home
Ants & termites are fairly common pests, but termites are far more destructive and expensive so it’s crucial to identify a termite infestation.
Have ants moved into your home? Send the ants marching with 3 simple tips and tricks
6 of the most common ants found in Maryland and Northern Virginia. Understand their unique appearances and behaviors
Once a carpenter bee tunnels a hole in the side of your home, your home is susceptible to invasions from other pests and structural damage too.
Shew fly, don’t bother me! House flies are annoying and carry diseases that can be harmful. Prevent these pests by following these simple tips and tricks
House crickets are omnivorous scavengers that feed on almost anything, and can destroy both vegetable gardens and clothing. Prevent and protect your home from crickets
Boxelder bugs are harmless but no MD or Northern VA homeowners want them as a guest! Learn how to get rid of boxelder bugs and prevent them from coming back