The Texas heat seems to bring insects toward homes in the masses. One insect, in particular, is the wasp. Wasp tend to gravitate to crevices and corners of homes to build their nests. These nests act as a universal sign that it’s finally time to call a pest control service. If you want to handle things on your own, however, here are some things to do when you find a wasp nest.
While some pest control companies won’t touch rodents, Apple Pest Control has natural wildlife removal services to keep the animal – and your family – safe. If you’ve noticed increased rodent activity, like raccoons, around your home, take a look at the four natural raccoon deterrents listed below:
Termite control is difficult to get in front of because the signs of an infestation often go unnoticed until it’s too late. Knowing the signs of termites and how their colonies begin can help keep your home safe from these almost invisible bugs. Below are four signs your home might have termites.
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Have you noticed that your child’s once-runny nose and watery eyes have escalated to difficulty breathing or even asthma? Have the doctor’s visits become more frequent – yet no cure seems to be absolute? If your child is constantly sick, has developed asthma or asthma symptoms have worsened, it may be due to the fact that there is a connection between pests and asthma. Some of the most commonly found household bugs and rodents are known to worsen allergy and asthma symptoms and even cause asthma development. Here are the worst of the worst pests when it comes to the overall effects they have on your child’s health.
One of the quickest ways to ruin nice weather and backyard enthusiasm is to find out your beloved deck is ridden with termites. Termites can easily and quickly chew through wood and decompose your deck. In order to ensure this nightmare doesn’t come to life for you and your family, we wanted to provide you with a few ways to protect your deck from termites for this year and years to come.
As winter turns to spring, you may discover that you’ve picked up some new roommates – termites. Rain and warmer temperatures trigger the emergence of termites form colonies, which can then infest your home. If you are finding winged termites near your foundation, porch or patio, or see mud tubes near your foundation, then you will need the help of a professional to investigate if you have an infestation.
Due to their name, we tend to only think of bed bugs as living in our beds. I mean, they’ve earned their name for a reason, right? Well, yes… and no. It is highly common to find bed bugs calling your bed their new home, but the truth of the matter is bed bugs just prefer a habitat that is surrounded by humans. That leaves much more of your home up for lease by these unwanted tenets. So if bed bugs are named for the places they call home, here are some of their other names.
Spider bites can be a terrifying experience. While many spiders are harmless and their bites do not need medical attention, some spider bites are a cause for concern. If you’ve been bitten by a spider, there are steps you can take to minimize harm and take care of yourself properly.