Tag: Fall

Pest Control During The Fall

In the fall, there are many cases of pests invading people’s homes. During the fall, as winter approaches, insects and unwanted rodents look for warm places to shelter from the coming cold season. These pests find their way into homes seeking warmth and shelter. They hide in cracks and crevices in and may occasionally come out to look for food or for warmth. These pests can be a nuisance. There are steps that one can take to make sure that his or her home is pest proof.

One of these steps is using insecticides and poisoned food to kill unwanted rodents. This may be an easy way to deal with the problem , but it is not the best way. Insecticides have their own health effects on people with research suggesting that they contribute to cancer. Poisoned food is also disadvantageous. Mice might die die in unreachable places in the house making it inhabitable due to the unbearable smell. So you might be asking…how to get rid of mice? Read more →

Do It Yourself Pest Control For The Fall Months

The mornings are cooler, pools are closing, and the leaves will be changing soon. Along with the crisp temperatures and pumpkin patches, fall will bring unwanted critters into your home searching for heat and food. Nothing ruins an appetite like a roach crawling across the kitchen counter or a rodent simpering across the floor. These creatures are not only repulsive to look at, but they can cause a lot of damage to your home, garden, or landscape. Many people mistakenly believe that once the temperature changes, bugs will just disappear, but they are mistaken! From ants to termites, each season brings its own host of problems. We spoke with Jim from City Pest Control about this and gave us a couple of tips on how to deal with common household pests during this time of year. Read more →