Solving Community Association Pest Issues Many times Condo and Homeowner Associations face the same pest issues again and again. Often, board members will ask, “Didn’t we take care of the rats at the pool two months ago? How many times do we have to get our pest control company out here before they correct the [...]
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Cockroach Population Set To Explode Now that the summer heat has set in, insect pests also set in. In summer, eggs hatch a lot faster, which means we see increased amounts of cockroaches. It is estimated that there will be more cockroaches born in Palm Beach County, Florida alone, than the entire population of [...]
Top 4 Pests that Impact the Value of Your Home This list should be required reading for every new homeowner. It's true! Pests can impact the value of your biggest asset. 1. Termites. Most homeowners’ insurance won’t cover termite damage or removal because termite infestations can be prevented through routine home maintenance, for which homeowners [...]
1 Out of 5 in US Are Allergic to German Cockroaches When it comes to allergies, most people look to pollen, dust and pet dander as the cause. But did you know cockroaches can cause allergies and aggravate asthma? A recent study conducted by the National Prevalence and Exposure Risk for Cockroach Allergen in US [...]
What do You Know about Fleas? Fleas are insects that, like butterflies and moths, go through 4 stages of life-egg, larva, pupa, adult. Each stage looks totally different from the others. Adult fleas live on your pet. They feed by biting with their tube-like mouths and sucking blood. Spines and claws help them stay on [...]
Florida's #1 Stinging Pests - Wasps Stinging Pests can ruin your patio party quickly. First, you hear a buzzing noise. Then, you swat at the buzzing, flying noise, and soon, you and your guests are running for cover indoors. The sad news is your outdoor party is over. Wasps are the most feared of all [...]
Don’t Put Out the Welcome Mat for Termites Termites live in the soil and are attracted to wood and moisture. They travel underground, through wood, and in darkness. You can help us protect your home from termite attach by taking certain steps so that your treatment lasts as long as possible. Fix leaky faucets, water [...]
Doing Your Part – Help us Get Rid of fleas in Your Home Point out trouble spots. Where have you seen fleas or been bitten? Where do your pets sleep and play, inside and out? Have you seen a neighbor’s pet or wild animals such as opossums around your yard? Vacuum and tidy up. Before [...]
How to Avoid Attracting Pests When Using Mulch Around a Building Bark mulches, leaf litter, and similar organic materials around the foundation of a building can lead to pest problems. Mulch traps moisture which attracts insects and other pests, including termites. And not only can termites feed on many kinds of mulch, but mulch built [...]
Mosquitoes...Know Your Enemy! Do you get mosquito bites around your home? You could be breeding them in your own backyard. Mosquitoes need water to breed. They especially like still and stagnant water in containers like old buckets and cans, even tires and boats. The female mosquito (the one that bites!) lays her eggs in the [...]