termite nest at wooden wall

Termites are extremely common pests that plague home and property owners. These wood-chewing bugs are so scary because you may not even notice their presence for a long time, but they can cause extensive damage. In fact, termites cause nearly $50 billion in damage to homes around the U.S. They’re found in 49 of 50 states and are extremely resilient creatures.  

A gray little decorative rat eats delicious and juicy blueberries. Rodent close-up.

Rodents are common pests all throughout the world. They plague homes, buildings, and streets. Rats and mice are so common because they can live literally anywhere, managing to stay hidden from humans and surviving off of trash, scraps, and edible plants they find. They also carry disease with them and are considered generally unclean, which is why it is vital for any homeowner or business owner to know how to identify the signs of a rodent infestation. Taking swift action to eliminate rodent infestations is extremely important, so you should always take the time to thoroughly check for any pests. 

Wasp nest with wasps sitting on it. Wasps polist. The nest of a family of wasps which is taken a close-up

As a business owner you know the importance of routine maintenance and this applies to pest control too. The battle of controlling pests can be especially frustrating in a commercial building. Here are some of the common pests that can infest your business and some simple ways to keep them out. 

Dad treats his daughter with mosquito spray. The man uses spray on the childs arms and legs. Protection from mosquitoes in the forest.

For many, the best part about summer is spending time outdoors in the yard or on the patio. From playing with your children to hosting barbeques, having a yard is the pathway to plenty of fun activities that can be enjoyed during the nice weather. Unfortunately, summer also means the return of mosquitoes that plague the northeast. Many families try to enjoy their outdoor areas but find themselves bitten up and itchy. Sometimes, mosquito infestations can get so bad that outdoor areas can’t be enjoyed at all. If you find this is the case, here are some summertime mosquito prevention tips.

mosquito on leaf

Avoiding every pest while enjoying outdoor activities is impossible. Keeping them under control so you aren't constantly being chased back inside is possible. Mosquitoes are a huge nuisance and can spread disease. Following some basic steps will help. Sometimes it will be necessary to seek professional pest services to treat your exterior spaces for mosquito control if a severe infestation is nearby. Here is a top five list of DIY prevention tips.