How to Spider-Proof Your Home

How to Spider-Proof Your Home   During Halloween, it’s common to see people decorating with fake cobwebs and spiders of all shapes, colors, and sizes. Many people fear spiders, and others think they give their home a creepy aesthetic. In any case, fake spiders are preferable to an actual spider infestation. Here are some tips for […]

Sump Pump Maintenance Tips

Your sump pump is essential in keeping ground or rainwater out of your basement. It works by allowing water from under and around your home’s drains into the sump pump pit. This collected water then gets pumped out of your home and away from the foundation. This helps to prevent water damage that could be […]

Steps to Take if You Find a Bat on Your Property

If you find one or more bats on your property in Southern Oregon, then you may need help getting rid of them.  While they are usually harmless to humans, it is vital to make sure that you don’t handle bats.  If you notice that the bat on your property is sick or looks dead, then […]

Getting Rid of Bed Bugs

The best way to get rid of bed bugs in Southern Oregon is to work on preventing them before you have an infestation.  Bed bugs are a bug that typically comes out at night to bite humans.  They are shaped like an oval and red-brown in color.  While you won’t get diseases from bed bugs, […]

What Happens to Mosquitoes in Winter?

Mosquitoes are a common summer pest, but what happens to them when the weather turns colder? Not all species just die off, and viruses like Zika can pass on through the eggs. Here’s a look at the life cycle of a mosquito and how you can get rid of the larvae in your yard.   […]

Top 4 Signs You Have Mice in Your Home

How do you know when you have mice in your home? There are several warning signs to watch for, making their presence known. If you see any of these signs, it is time to call in the professionals before the unwanted guests damage your home.   Mouse Droppings   One sign that you probably have […]

Most Common Fall Pests in Southern Oregon Part 1

Now that the temperatures are beginning to cool down in Southern Oregon, homeowners should remain on the lookout for some of the most common fall pests. Although some pests diminish as the cold weather returns, there are several that tend to gravitate indoors during the chilliest periods of the year. In order to keep your […]

Most Common Fall Pests in Southern Oregon Part 2

As the weather begins to get chillier this season in the Southern Oregon area, homeowners and residents must maintain a sharp awareness of the lingering threat of household pests. Even though certain pests decline over the course of the colder months of the year, there are numerous critters that opt to seek shelter indoors when […]

It’s That Time of Year: Check Your Insulation for Issues Before the Winter

Pests such as rats, mice, and squirrels chewing holes in your insulation all year can lead to a very chilly winter in Southern Oregon. Other common insulation problems such as improperly sealed belly wraps, mold and mildew growth, and dry rot can also compromise the integrity of your insulation. All these issues can lead to […]

3 Reasons Bats in Your Home Is a Bad Thing

Bats can decrease the nuisance insect population around your home, help pollinate your yard, and provide fertilizer in the form of guano. They can also carry and spread diseases, cause infections, contaminate your water supply, and damage your property. If you have a problematic bat infestation, don’t take it lightly. Get help from the pest […]