Prevention Tips2020-07-17T16:01:32-04:00

Pest Prevention Tips

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General Pest Prevention Tips

Here are some of the key points of pest prevention. Take these steps to stop pests and termites before they invade your home.

  • Exclude pests by sealing up cracks and gaps around your home’s exterior. (Check around the foundation, pipes/wires entering the siding, under the eaves, and around windows and doors).
  • Pest Prevention TipsReplace old or damaged weatherstripping and door sweeps to ensure a good seal.
  • Do not leave uncovered food sitting out.
  • Never allow pet food to sit overnight – it attracts pests.
  • Maintain a clutter-free yard; eliminate debris such as piles of wood, stones, bricks or any other loose material. These debris piles provide excellent harborage for many pests.
  • Ensure sufficient attic ventilation, which creates an environment unsuitable for many household pests.
  • Keep shrubs and trees pruned 8-12 inches away from the home and up from the ground to discourage pests nesting and to remove easy access to walls and windows.
  • Use plants that naturally repel pests like marigolds, rosemary, and lavender. (Check with your local plant nursery or search online organic gardening websites to learn more).
  • When landscaping, avoid materials that may break down (wood), or that provide nooks and crannies where pests will be able to harbor, and remember to locate large plants and trees based on their adult size, not where they look good when first planted.

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Bed Bugs

Cockroaches

Fleas

Mosquitos

Rodents

Spiders

Termites

Wasps/Bees

Bed Bug Prevention Tips

Bed bugs are a major problem for households throughout the country. These are elusive and tiny creatures that will hide in any crack or crevice they can find and are very resilient insects. Our homes provide ideal living and breeding conditions for these insects and once, they’ve made their way in, they’re extremely difficult to get rid of.

While it’s virtually impossible to completely prevent beg bugs, there are measures you can take to significantly reduce your risk of being infested by these nasty bloodsucking arachnids.

Here are some important tips to take note of:

1. Power Outlets2020-05-26T15:43:22-04:00

Power Outlets

Open power outlets offer one of the most ideal places for bed bug infestations to fester. Bed bugs are tiny – they can climb into the holes and they will stay there until they feel it’s safe to come out. When there is a very bad case of a bed bug infestation in your home, these critters will use the electrical outlets to avoid extermination. They can even use them to travel through the walls to other parts of your home. So don’t leave the power outlets uncovered!

2. Vacuum the Floors2020-05-26T15:54:51-04:00

Vacuum the Floors

Bed Bugs are everywhere. When you have an infestation, these annoying little bugs will be in your bed, couches, carpets, closet floors, etc. To prevent an outright breakout of the bed bug infestation, you need to vacuum with a vengeance.

All the carpeting, the areas where the carpets meet the walls, and even the floor that’s bare of carpets need to be vacuumed thoroughly. Make sure you dispose of the vacuum bag by putting it in a sealed bag before you throw it in the trash can. This way, those critters will not be able to leave the trash can and find their way into your house again.

3. Examine Your Pets2020-05-26T15:57:32-04:00

Examine Your Pets

Just like human beds, bed bugs can infest your pets’ bedding as well. It provides them an ample amount of space to breed, lay their eggs and spread, not to mention a food source… Monitor the area where your pet sleeps. Wash the bedding regularly and of course, make sure you give your pet a good wash as well.

4. The Clutter Needs to Go2020-05-26T16:02:33-04:00

The Clutter Needs to Go

If you have a lot of clutter in your home, you will make it impossible to get a bed bug infestation under control.

Remove all the clutter. The more you have, the more difficult it gets to prevent a serious bed bug infestation. The areas closer to the walls need to be seen to first. All the good hiding spots for bed bugs are in those hard to reach areas.

Try donating everything from the clutter that you don’t need. Have a garage sale or something but minimize the clutter you have. Whatever essentials remain, organize them in a way that they no longer provide the bed bugs with their proverbial Garden of Eden.

**Do check your items prior to donating or selling them to be sure you aren’t sending bedbugs into someone else’s home by accident!**

5. Cover Your Mattress2020-05-26T16:06:37-04:00

Cover Your Mattress

Another tip for the prevention of a bed bug infestation is to properly cover the mattresses in your home. There are encasements for mattresses which you can easily get from your local store. These do not necessarily prevent an infestation but they do protect your mattress from infestation. The fabric covering the mattress should be of the best quality – tear resistant and durable. Mattress safe covers have no folds near the zips where these critters can find safe havens.

6. Avoid Using Moving Blankets2020-05-26T16:09:27-04:00

Avoid Using Moving Blankets

A lot of the cases of bed bug infestations come along when you move to a new place. People tend to assume that it is because the new place was infested with bed bugs but the reality is often different. A lot of moving companies offer you moving blankets to keep your furniture and other belongings safe in the truck while they move it from your previous home to the new one.

Unfortunately a lot of these blankets they offer can be infested with bed bugs already. So when you move, try using your own blankets – at least that way you know that the blankets are properly washed and bed bug-free.

Bed Bug Prevention Tips

Bed bugs are a major problem for households throughout the country. These are elusive and tiny creatures that will hide in any crack or crevice they can find and are very resilient insects. Our homes provide ideal living and breeding conditions for these insects and once, they’ve made their way in, they’re extremely difficult to get rid of.

While it’s virtually impossible to completely prevent beg bugs, there are measures you can take to significantly reduce your risk of being infested by these nasty bloodsucking arachnids.

Here are some important tips to take note of:

1. Power Outlets2020-05-26T15:43:22-04:00

Power Outlets

Open power outlets offer one of the most ideal places for bed bug infestations to fester. Bed bugs are tiny – they can climb into the holes and they will stay there until they feel it’s safe to come out. When there is a very bad case of a bed bug infestation in your home, these critters will use the electrical outlets to avoid extermination. They can even use them to travel through the walls to other parts of your home. So don’t leave the power outlets uncovered!

2. Vacuum the Floors2020-05-26T15:54:51-04:00

Vacuum the Floors

Bed Bugs are everywhere. When you have an infestation, these annoying little bugs will be in your bed, couches, carpets, closet floors, etc. To prevent an outright breakout of the bed bug infestation, you need to vacuum with a vengeance.

All the carpeting, the areas where the carpets meet the walls, and even the floor that’s bare of carpets need to be vacuumed thoroughly. Make sure you dispose of the vacuum bag by putting it in a sealed bag before you throw it in the trash can. This way, those critters will not be able to leave the trash can and find their way into your house again.

3. Examine Your Pets2020-05-26T15:57:32-04:00

Examine Your Pets

Just like human beds, bed bugs can infest your pets’ bedding as well. It provides them an ample amount of space to breed, lay their eggs and spread, not to mention a food source… Monitor the area where your pet sleeps. Wash the bedding regularly and of course, make sure you give your pet a good wash as well.

4. The Clutter Needs to Go2020-05-26T16:02:33-04:00

The Clutter Needs to Go

If you have a lot of clutter in your home, you will make it impossible to get a bed bug infestation under control.

Remove all the clutter. The more you have, the more difficult it gets to prevent a serious bed bug infestation. The areas closer to the walls need to be seen to first. All the good hiding spots for bed bugs are in those hard to reach areas.

Try donating everything from the clutter that you don’t need. Have a garage sale or something but minimize the clutter you have. Whatever essentials remain, organize them in a way that they no longer provide the bed bugs with their proverbial Garden of Eden.

**Do check your items prior to donating or selling them to be sure you aren’t sending bedbugs into someone else’s home by accident!**

5. Cover Your Mattress2020-05-26T16:06:37-04:00

Cover Your Mattress

Another tip for the prevention of a bed bug infestation is to properly cover the mattresses in your home. There are encasements for mattresses which you can easily get from your local store. These do not necessarily prevent an infestation but they do protect your mattress from infestation. The fabric covering the mattress should be of the best quality – tear resistant and durable. Mattress safe covers have no folds near the zips where these critters can find safe havens.

6. Avoid Using Moving Blankets2020-05-26T16:09:27-04:00

Avoid Using Moving Blankets

A lot of the cases of bed bug infestations come along when you move to a new place. People tend to assume that it is because the new place was infested with bed bugs but the reality is often different. A lot of moving companies offer you moving blankets to keep your furniture and other belongings safe in the truck while they move it from your previous home to the new one.

Unfortunately a lot of these blankets they offer can be infested with bed bugs already. So when you move, try using your own blankets – at least that way you know that the blankets are properly washed and bed bug-free.

Cockroach Prevention Tips

As the temperature falls, cockroaches look for a place that is warmer and with plenty of food… like your home. They breed quite fast when they start to settle in and in a short time their population goes way out of control. You can go from having a cockroach free home to having a full-blown cockroach infested house within weeks.

This is why preventing a full-fledged cockroach infestation in your home is crucial. Here are some steps you can take to keep a cockroach infestation under control… this way, when you call in the professionals from Green Pest Services to clear your house of the pestilent critters, the job will be done more effectively:

1. Store Your Food Carefully2020-05-26T15:50:28-04:00

Store Your Food Carefully

Cockroaches can easily make their way into bags that are loosely closed or into cardboard boxes that are not closed properly. This means they can spread the diseases on your food and you may need to store your food a lot more carefully. There are food safe containers that protect your food from cockroaches and other insects. If you are already facing a cockroach infestation, limiting their food sources will help keep the population under control. More importantly, it will be good for your general well-being.

2. A Neat and Tidy Kitchen2020-05-26T16:12:28-04:00

A Neat and Tidy Kitchen

When it comes to controlling pest problems, the need to have a clean and tidy kitchen cannot be emphasized enough. When you have a cockroach infestation, you will see maybe one or two during the day because it’s at night when these guys really come out in numbers. They will raid your kitchen when you are asleep and are not picky about their food, eating whatever they can get into from crumbs to rotting food.

When you have a neat and tidy kitchen, you are essentially reducing the moisture and food sources that attract cockroaches. This won’t eliminate the cockroach infestation but it will help in keeping the population under control.

3. Remove Sources of Water2020-05-26T16:17:10-04:00

Remove Sources of Water

There are several places in your home where moisture can accumulate, most notably your bathrooms and kitchen. These areas are where you will find the most cockroaches because they provide an ample water source.

Make sure that you wipe all the surfaces in your kitchen and bathrooms regularly. Also, if there are any leaks in the faucets or plumbing, you should get them fixed right away.

4. Seal Points of Entry2020-05-26T16:18:42-04:00

Seal Points of Entry

If there are any cracks, crevices or small openings that allow these things to come in from the outside, they need to be sealed. This works for all kinds of pests. The most basic reason why a cockroach infestation even happens is that they have plenty of places to come into your home. Make sure that you seal off anything and everything that looks like a crack.

5. Getting Rid of Cockroach Infestations for Good2020-05-26T16:19:57-04:00

Getting Rid of Cockroach Infestations for Good

If you really want to get rid of a cockroach infestation for good, you will need professional help. No matter how many sprays you get from the local stores, they will provide just a temporary solution. You need a permanent solution and we can provide that for you.

Cockroach Prevention Tips

As the temperature falls, cockroaches look for a place that is warmer and with plenty of food… like your home. They breed quite fast when they start to settle in and in a short time their population goes way out of control. You can go from having a cockroach free home to having a full-blown cockroach infested house within weeks.

This is why preventing a full-fledged cockroach infestation in your home is crucial. Here are some steps you can take to keep a cockroach infestation under control… this way, when you call in the professionals from Green Pest Services to clear your house of the pestilent critters, the job will be done more effectively:

1. Store Your Food Carefully2020-05-26T15:50:28-04:00

Store Your Food Carefully

Cockroaches can easily make their way into bags that are loosely closed or into cardboard boxes that are not closed properly. This means they can spread the diseases on your food and you may need to store your food a lot more carefully. There are food safe containers that protect your food from cockroaches and other insects. If you are already facing a cockroach infestation, limiting their food sources will help keep the population under control. More importantly, it will be good for your general well-being.

2. A Neat and Tidy Kitchen2020-05-26T16:12:28-04:00

A Neat and Tidy Kitchen

When it comes to controlling pest problems, the need to have a clean and tidy kitchen cannot be emphasized enough. When you have a cockroach infestation, you will see maybe one or two during the day because it’s at night when these guys really come out in numbers. They will raid your kitchen when you are asleep and are not picky about their food, eating whatever they can get into from crumbs to rotting food.

When you have a neat and tidy kitchen, you are essentially reducing the moisture and food sources that attract cockroaches. This won’t eliminate the cockroach infestation but it will help in keeping the population under control.

3. Remove Sources of Water2020-05-26T16:17:10-04:00

Remove Sources of Water

There are several places in your home where moisture can accumulate, most notably your bathrooms and kitchen. These areas are where you will find the most cockroaches because they provide an ample water source.

Make sure that you wipe all the surfaces in your kitchen and bathrooms regularly. Also, if there are any leaks in the faucets or plumbing, you should get them fixed right away.

4. Seal Points of Entry2020-05-26T16:18:42-04:00

Seal Points of Entry

If there are any cracks, crevices or small openings that allow these things to come in from the outside, they need to be sealed. This works for all kinds of pests. The most basic reason why a cockroach infestation even happens is that they have plenty of places to come into your home. Make sure that you seal off anything and everything that looks like a crack.

5. Getting Rid of Cockroach Infestations for Good2020-05-26T16:19:57-04:00

Getting Rid of Cockroach Infestations for Good

If you really want to get rid of a cockroach infestation for good, you will need professional help. No matter how many sprays you get from the local stores, they will provide just a temporary solution. You need a permanent solution and we can provide that for you.

Flea Prevention Tips

Fleas survive and thrive by feasting on the blood of their hosts. These insects often make their way into your home on pets and, unfortunately, flea infestations can get very bad very quickly. They lay their eggs on your pet and as your pet scratches at the itchy bites from the fleas, they are essentially spreading them all around the house.

Unfortunately, there is no real way of properly preventing a flea infestation from happening, however, the situation is not completely hopeless. There are things that you can do to control the population of fleas in your home and prevent the infestation from getting completely out of hand:

1. Insect Growth Regulator2020-05-26T16:24:40-04:00

Insect Growth Regulators

On the onset of a flea infestation a lot of homeowners reach for the first insect spray they can get their hands on. The thing is that foggers and other insect sprays are not very effective at handling a flea situation. To effectively curb a flea infestation, you will want to use insect growth regulators. When you spray these in your home, the growth of the flea larvae into adults is stopped. Fleas are particularly proficient at breeding so your best bet is trying to control the population. The immediate problem is obviously there but the priority should be to prevent more of these things popping up and laying more eggs – which is what insect growth regulators helps you to accomplish.

2. Cleanliness is a Virtue2020-05-26T16:27:59-04:00

Cleanliness is a Virtue 

They do not just say this for the sake of saying it. Once you identify that there is indeed a flea infestation in your home, all of the areas of your home should be washed thoroughly. Make sure that you wash your pets as well as you can with anti-flea shampoo. This will kill the remaining fleas they have and prevent the spread of more. Clean the carpets, bedding (both yours and the pets) and if there are any items too badly infested with fleas, you would be better off throwing them away.

3. Vacuum Everything2020-05-26T16:32:25-04:00

Vacuum Everything

Fleas reproduce fast! They lay hundreds to thousands of eggs and the larvae can develop anywhere into adulthood. Carpets with a lot of fibers in them are a particular favorite breeding area for fleas, so vacuuming your home regularly will prevent the possibility of a larger infestation.

 Fleas love cool and humid environments, so these should be areas you focus on. Be sure to also target all the areas of your home which do not get a lot of direct sunlight.

Once you have completely filled up the vacuum bag, it’s time to properly dispose  it. You cannot rely on simply throwing the vacuum bag in your dustbin inside your living room. Place the vacuum bag in a plastic bag and throw it in the trash outside your home. You should not take any chances of letting them find their way back inside your home.

4. Dish Detergent and Water2020-05-26T16:38:06-04:00

Dish Detergent and Water

Try creating a mixture of washing detergent and water and place it in a bowl. Make sure that the bowl is low enough for the fleas to jump into. Place the bowl near a source of light and then watch the magic happen. Over the course of a few days, the bowl is going to fill up with fleas which you can then put in a plastic bag and dispose off properly.

7. Boric Acid2020-05-26T16:47:56-04:00

Boric Acid

This is a flea control method that you need to be careful with, especially if you have small kids and/or pets in your house. While boric acid powder is not toxic to adults, it can sometimes be irritable for younger children and pets. Typically it is safe to use around humans, however.

Applying a boric acid treatment is very simple: all you have to do is dust your furniture and carpets with the powder and leave it for 24 hours. It’s recommended to take your children out for the day while you leave the boric acid to do its work. Once you come back, you’ll have to thoroughly vacuum your furniture, floors and the rest of the treated areas of your house and then wash everything that can be washed.

Boric acid treatments are alot of work when all is said and done, but it acts like a poison for the fleas and their larvae, helping to reduce your flea problems effectively.

7. For a Permanent Solution2020-05-26T16:51:07-04:00

For a Permanent Solution 

With all that said and done, it is unfortunate that all of these are just methods to prevent the flea infestation from getting out of hand. If you truly want to be completely rid of the flea problem, you need to call in the professionals. Call us today for more information.

Flea Prevention Tips

Fleas survive and thrive by feasting on the blood of their hosts. These insects often make their way into your home on pets and, unfortunately, flea infestations can get very bad very quickly. They lay their eggs on your pet and as your pet scratches at the itchy bites from the fleas, they are essentially spreading them all around the house.

Unfortunately, there is no real way of properly preventing a flea infestation from happening, however, the situation is not completely hopeless. There are things that you can do to control the population of fleas in your home and prevent the infestation from getting completely out of hand:

1. Insect Growth Regulator2020-05-26T16:24:40-04:00

Insect Growth Regulators

On the onset of a flea infestation a lot of homeowners reach for the first insect spray they can get their hands on. The thing is that foggers and other insect sprays are not very effective at handling a flea situation. To effectively curb a flea infestation, you will want to use insect growth regulators. When you spray these in your home, the growth of the flea larvae into adults is stopped. Fleas are particularly proficient at breeding so your best bet is trying to control the population. The immediate problem is obviously there but the priority should be to prevent more of these things popping up and laying more eggs – which is what insect growth regulators helps you to accomplish.

2. Cleanliness is a Virtue2020-05-26T16:27:59-04:00

Cleanliness is a Virtue 

They do not just say this for the sake of saying it. Once you identify that there is indeed a flea infestation in your home, all of the areas of your home should be washed thoroughly. Make sure that you wash your pets as well as you can with anti-flea shampoo. This will kill the remaining fleas they have and prevent the spread of more. Clean the carpets, bedding (both yours and the pets) and if there are any items too badly infested with fleas, you would be better off throwing them away.

3. Vacuum Everything2020-05-26T16:32:25-04:00

Vacuum Everything

Fleas reproduce fast! They lay hundreds to thousands of eggs and the larvae can develop anywhere into adulthood. Carpets with a lot of fibers in them are a particular favorite breeding area for fleas, so vacuuming your home regularly will prevent the possibility of a larger infestation.

 Fleas love cool and humid environments, so these should be areas you focus on. Be sure to also target all the areas of your home which do not get a lot of direct sunlight.

Once you have completely filled up the vacuum bag, it’s time to properly dispose  it. You cannot rely on simply throwing the vacuum bag in your dustbin inside your living room. Place the vacuum bag in a plastic bag and throw it in the trash outside your home. You should not take any chances of letting them find their way back inside your home.

4. Dish Detergent and Water2020-05-26T16:38:06-04:00

Dish Detergent and Water

Try creating a mixture of washing detergent and water and place it in a bowl. Make sure that the bowl is low enough for the fleas to jump into. Place the bowl near a source of light and then watch the magic happen. Over the course of a few days, the bowl is going to fill up with fleas which you can then put in a plastic bag and dispose off properly.

7. Boric Acid2020-05-26T16:47:56-04:00

Boric Acid

This is a flea control method that you need to be careful with, especially if you have small kids and/or pets in your house. While boric acid powder is not toxic to adults, it can sometimes be irritable for younger children and pets. Typically it is safe to use around humans, however.

Applying a boric acid treatment is very simple: all you have to do is dust your furniture and carpets with the powder and leave it for 24 hours. It’s recommended to take your children out for the day while you leave the boric acid to do its work. Once you come back, you’ll have to thoroughly vacuum your furniture, floors and the rest of the treated areas of your house and then wash everything that can be washed.

Boric acid treatments are alot of work when all is said and done, but it acts like a poison for the fleas and their larvae, helping to reduce your flea problems effectively.

7. For a Permanent Solution2020-05-26T16:51:07-04:00

For a Permanent Solution 

With all that said and done, it is unfortunate that all of these are just methods to prevent the flea infestation from getting out of hand. If you truly want to be completely rid of the flea problem, you need to call in the professionals. Call us today for more information.

Mosquito Prevention Tips

During the warm summer months, the rising temperatures are not your only problem. Your air conditioner may be malfunctioning, the insulation might be off, the energy costs might be higher, but there’s something even worse—Mosquitoes. They are able to multiply quite fast, and if you don’t take care of the problem, you can have a full-fledged mosquito infestation.

The best way to control a mosquito infestation is to prevent it from ever happening in the first place. Which is why we’ve put together this list of potential prevention tips for you:

1. Standing Bodies of Water2020-05-26T16:54:35-04:00

Standing Bodies of Water

Mosquito infestations begin near places that have standing water because this is where mosquitos breed.  They lay their eggs in the water and, after some time, the eggs will hatch creating a whole new generation of breeding mosquitos.

Be sure to remove any and all buckets filled with water. Never leave old buckets filled with water lying around. Plastic sheets, old tires, and old containers that might have standing water also need to be taken care of. Other likely breeding grounds are trashcans, outdoor faucets that drip water, badly drained areas, and tarps. This will help prevent a mosquito issue from getting out of hand.

2. Clean Gutters2020-05-26T16:55:27-04:00

Clean Gutters

Maintaining your gutter system is a good way to prevent a mosquito infestation. The leaves and other debris can easily accumulate in the gutter system. Once that happens, the water flow starts to get blocked and the system will start retaining water. That gives the mosquitoes ample space to lay their eggs and start a new generation of mosquitoes.  Mosquitoes need only an inch of water in order for their eggs to thrive which is why cleaning gutters are necessary.

3. Changing Water Sources2020-05-26T17:00:17-04:00

Changing Water Sources

There are instances where it is necessary for you to keep water sources outdoors. If you have pets, you may keep water bowls outdoors for them. You might even be putting water out for birds so that they can come and quench their thirst.

While that is a very good practice, you need to make sure that you clean out the water and change it every other day. Replacing the water will make sure that mosquito eggs that may have been laid in the water do not have enough time to hatch. Keep these outdoor water sources clean if you want to prevent a mosquito infestation.

4. Drain Water2020-05-26T17:01:15-04:00

Drain Water

After rain falls in your area, you need to drain all the areas where the water has accumulated. That will stop the water from creating a good place for more of the mosquitoes to spawn. Ideally, the places that retain and accumulate water should be filled with dirt. That will level out the surface and prevent any puddles.

5. Replace Outdoor Lighting2020-05-26T17:02:38-04:00

Replace Outdoor Lighting

Just like other flying insects, mosquitoes are attracted by light. Special bulbs are available in the market that emit a light pattern, which do not attract mosquitoes and other insects. Replacing the lights in your home with these lights can greatly reduce the number of mosquitoes that come to your home.

6. Pool Maintenance is a Must2020-05-26T17:04:42-04:00

Pool Maintenance is a Must

Mosquito infestations happen a lot when you have a pool that isn’t maintained properly. Swimming pools have water treatment plans that can keep insects like mosquitoes away. When properly treated, the water is toxic for the insects. Make sure that you keep optimal levels of water in your pool, have it cleaned regularly, and check on the water filters regularly. When the water is in constant circulation, there are less chances of mosquitoes making a home in there.

If you have a pool on your property that you do not use regularly, simply clear out all the water in the pool so that you don’t leave any water standing for the mosquitoes. This will also make it easier for you since you don’t need to keep up with the maintenance.

Mosquito Prevention Tips

During the warm summer months, the rising temperatures are not your only problem. Your air conditioner may be malfunctioning, the insulation might be off, the energy costs might be higher, but there’s something even worse—Mosquitoes. They are able to multiply quite fast, and if you don’t take care of the problem, you can have a full-fledged mosquito infestation.

The best way to control a mosquito infestation is to prevent it from ever happening in the first place. Which is why we’ve put together this list of potential prevention tips for you:

1. Standing Bodies of Water2020-05-26T16:54:35-04:00

Standing Bodies of Water

Mosquito infestations begin near places that have standing water because this is where mosquitos breed.  They lay their eggs in the water and, after some time, the eggs will hatch creating a whole new generation of breeding mosquitos.

Be sure to remove any and all buckets filled with water. Never leave old buckets filled with water lying around. Plastic sheets, old tires, and old containers that might have standing water also need to be taken care of. Other likely breeding grounds are trashcans, outdoor faucets that drip water, badly drained areas, and tarps. This will help prevent a mosquito issue from getting out of hand.

2. Clean Gutters2020-05-26T16:55:27-04:00

Clean Gutters

Maintaining your gutter system is a good way to prevent a mosquito infestation. The leaves and other debris can easily accumulate in the gutter system. Once that happens, the water flow starts to get blocked and the system will start retaining water. That gives the mosquitoes ample space to lay their eggs and start a new generation of mosquitoes.  Mosquitoes need only an inch of water in order for their eggs to thrive which is why cleaning gutters are necessary.

3. Changing Water Sources2020-05-26T17:00:17-04:00

Changing Water Sources

There are instances where it is necessary for you to keep water sources outdoors. If you have pets, you may keep water bowls outdoors for them. You might even be putting water out for birds so that they can come and quench their thirst.

While that is a very good practice, you need to make sure that you clean out the water and change it every other day. Replacing the water will make sure that mosquito eggs that may have been laid in the water do not have enough time to hatch. Keep these outdoor water sources clean if you want to prevent a mosquito infestation.

4. Drain Water2020-05-26T17:01:15-04:00

Drain Water

After rain falls in your area, you need to drain all the areas where the water has accumulated. That will stop the water from creating a good place for more of the mosquitoes to spawn. Ideally, the places that retain and accumulate water should be filled with dirt. That will level out the surface and prevent any puddles.

5. Replace Outdoor Lighting2020-05-26T17:02:38-04:00

Replace Outdoor Lighting

Just like other flying insects, mosquitoes are attracted by light. Special bulbs are available in the market that emit a light pattern, which do not attract mosquitoes and other insects. Replacing the lights in your home with these lights can greatly reduce the number of mosquitoes that come to your home.

6. Pool Maintenance is a Must2020-05-26T17:04:42-04:00

Pool Maintenance is a Must

Mosquito infestations happen a lot when you have a pool that isn’t maintained properly. Swimming pools have water treatment plans that can keep insects like mosquitoes away. When properly treated, the water is toxic for the insects. Make sure that you keep optimal levels of water in your pool, have it cleaned regularly, and check on the water filters regularly. When the water is in constant circulation, there are less chances of mosquitoes making a home in there.

If you have a pool on your property that you do not use regularly, simply clear out all the water in the pool so that you don’t leave any water standing for the mosquitoes. This will also make it easier for you since you don’t need to keep up with the maintenance.

Rodent Prevention Tips

Rodent infestations are quite common and if you have never experienced one, count yourself lucky. Each year an estimated 21 million homes experience a rodent invasion. Homeowners should be ever watchful year round when it comes to these dangerous and destructive pests.

Rodents do not just invade the cabinets in your home. They are very likely to crawl anywhere and everywhere in your house, especially while you sleep. This means they will carry the harmful bacteria with them. All those disease spreading germs will be found on the surfaces in your kitchen, on the floors, the silverware drawers, food shelves and other places. This easily makes the rodents home health enemy number one…

Fortunately for you, there are ways you can prevent a rodent infestation in your home:

1. Monitor Their Activity2020-05-26T17:05:55-04:00

Monitor Their Activity

In order to prevent them from getting into your house, you need to know if they are there outside your home – check for the signs of rodents nearby your home. Check your yard and see if there are any droppings, holes which have been dug into the ground, or the smell of urine. Try setting up mouse traps outside your home as well. This will give you an idea of whether or not there are any rodents lurking outside your home.

2. Remove Attractions2020-05-26T17:09:13-04:00

Remove Attractions

There are several things that can attract rodents to your property. The less attractions there are, the better chance you have at avoiding an infestation

  • Clutter in the yard can provide rodents nice hiding spots. If you have any rubble left from a renovation job in your yard, any wood piles, or piles of dead foliage, we suggest that you remove it. Anything and everything that they can find easy hiding spots has to go. Get rid of it all.
  • Standing water is one of the key attractants for rodents. If there is an ample source of water outside your home, rodents are soon to follow. Make sure you clear any standing water.
  • Overgrowth in your yard provides plenty of safety for rodents. Get rid of any overgrown vegetation in your yard. Maintain the bushes and keep the grass cut short.
  • Trash is a perfect food source for rodents. The smell of rotting food will lure them all to your trash cans. Make sure your trash can has a sealable lid and try moving the can away from your home, this will help eliminate the chances of rodents rummaging in your garbage and trying to find their way into your home.
3. Seal the Walls Outside2020-05-26T17:20:16-04:00

Seal the Walls Outside

Cracks, cervices and any small openings are perfect entry points for rodents into your home. Mice can easily crawl into openings the size of a dime and rats can squeeze through openings the size of a quarter. Even if the opening is not as big, rats have powerful teeth which they can use to make the opening big enough.

Make sure that you leave absolutely nothing for them to exploit. A lot of the times after it rains, the wood along your home becomes soft. Rodents like to take advantage of this soft wood and nibble holes to make entry points. Inspect all the exterior walls of your home and have everything from rotting wood to insect damaged spots repaired as soon as possible.

Also, the pipelines and electrical lines coming into your homes often leave gaps if they are not done properly. Rodents can easily fit through these small openings. Seal these gaps so that they have no chance of coming in.

4. Bait & Trap Them2020-05-26T17:16:00-04:00

Bait & Trap Them

A lot of homeowners use mouse traps to catch the rodents that have made their way inside the house. You can actually use these as an excellent preventative measure. If you want to stop a rodent infestation in your home, make sure that you don’t leave any outside to begin with. Set up mouse traps around your property especially near the areas where they can have good cover. The bait will entice them to have a nibble. It’s easy to catch quite a few of these pestilent rodents with traps outside your home and a very good way to prevent a rodent infestation.

5. Starve Them2020-05-26T17:19:52-04:00

Starve Them

The more difficult it is for rodents to access food inside your house, the more likely they are to stay away. Of course, this is easier said than done. Rodents can make a meal of almost anything. Keep all the trash inside your home in sealed containers.

For all the food items in your cabinets or even those on the counter tops, get properly sealed hard plastic containers. This way, the rodents cannot smell them. It’s a simple tip to prevent rodent infestation but an effective one.

You also need to clean your house regularly. Any leftover food in the kitchen, in the dining room or anywhere else in your house can attract rodents. Leave nothing for them to even nibble on.

Rodent Prevention Tips

Rodent infestations are quite common and if you have never experienced one, count yourself lucky. Each year an estimated 21 million homes experience a rodent invasion. Homeowners should be ever watchful year round when it comes to these dangerous and destructive pests.

Rodents do not just invade the cabinets in your home. They are very likely to crawl anywhere and everywhere in your house, especially while you sleep. This means they will carry the harmful bacteria with them. All those disease spreading germs will be found on the surfaces in your kitchen, on the floors, the silverware drawers, food shelves and other places. This easily makes the rodents home health enemy number one…

Fortunately for you, there are ways you can prevent a rodent infestation in your home:

1. Monitor Their Activity2020-05-26T17:05:55-04:00

Monitor Their Activity

In order to prevent them from getting into your house, you need to know if they are there outside your home – check for the signs of rodents nearby your home. Check your yard and see if there are any droppings, holes which have been dug into the ground, or the smell of urine. Try setting up mouse traps outside your home as well. This will give you an idea of whether or not there are any rodents lurking outside your home.

2. Remove Attractions2020-05-26T17:09:13-04:00

Remove Attractions

There are several things that can attract rodents to your property. The less attractions there are, the better chance you have at avoiding an infestation

  • Clutter in the yard can provide rodents nice hiding spots. If you have any rubble left from a renovation job in your yard, any wood piles, or piles of dead foliage, we suggest that you remove it. Anything and everything that they can find easy hiding spots has to go. Get rid of it all.
  • Standing water is one of the key attractants for rodents. If there is an ample source of water outside your home, rodents are soon to follow. Make sure you clear any standing water.
  • Overgrowth in your yard provides plenty of safety for rodents. Get rid of any overgrown vegetation in your yard. Maintain the bushes and keep the grass cut short.
  • Trash is a perfect food source for rodents. The smell of rotting food will lure them all to your trash cans. Make sure your trash can has a sealable lid and try moving the can away from your home, this will help eliminate the chances of rodents rummaging in your garbage and trying to find their way into your home.
3. Seal the Walls Outside2020-05-26T17:20:16-04:00

Seal the Walls Outside

Cracks, cervices and any small openings are perfect entry points for rodents into your home. Mice can easily crawl into openings the size of a dime and rats can squeeze through openings the size of a quarter. Even if the opening is not as big, rats have powerful teeth which they can use to make the opening big enough.

Make sure that you leave absolutely nothing for them to exploit. A lot of the times after it rains, the wood along your home becomes soft. Rodents like to take advantage of this soft wood and nibble holes to make entry points. Inspect all the exterior walls of your home and have everything from rotting wood to insect damaged spots repaired as soon as possible.

Also, the pipelines and electrical lines coming into your homes often leave gaps if they are not done properly. Rodents can easily fit through these small openings. Seal these gaps so that they have no chance of coming in.

4. Bait & Trap Them2020-05-26T17:16:00-04:00

Bait & Trap Them

A lot of homeowners use mouse traps to catch the rodents that have made their way inside the house. You can actually use these as an excellent preventative measure. If you want to stop a rodent infestation in your home, make sure that you don’t leave any outside to begin with. Set up mouse traps around your property especially near the areas where they can have good cover. The bait will entice them to have a nibble. It’s easy to catch quite a few of these pestilent rodents with traps outside your home and a very good way to prevent a rodent infestation.

5. Starve Them2020-05-26T17:19:52-04:00

Starve Them

The more difficult it is for rodents to access food inside your house, the more likely they are to stay away. Of course, this is easier said than done. Rodents can make a meal of almost anything. Keep all the trash inside your home in sealed containers.

For all the food items in your cabinets or even those on the counter tops, get properly sealed hard plastic containers. This way, the rodents cannot smell them. It’s a simple tip to prevent rodent infestation but an effective one.

You also need to clean your house regularly. Any leftover food in the kitchen, in the dining room or anywhere else in your house can attract rodents. Leave nothing for them to even nibble on.

Spider Prevention Tips

Among all the creepy crawlies there are in the world, spiders take the cake when it comes to being some of the most feared pests.  There are more people suffering from phobias because of these eight legged freaks than anything in the country. The phobia is not misplaced though… even one bite from some kinds of spiders can see you end up in a hospital bed or, in some cases, even the mortuary. The best way to avoid getting bit by spiders is by preventing a spider infestation in your home. Here are a few tips on how to do just that:

1. Don’t Count on Sprays2020-05-26T17:25:13-04:00

Don’t Count on Sprays

All the chemical products in the world will not be effective in eliminating a spider population. Spiders are able to stay safe from pesticides because of their proportionately long legs. Since they do not pick up the pesticides as much as other insects, you cannot rely on spraying these critters to kingdom come.  That and the fact that they don’t have a system with blood flow means the pesticides cannot travel to the rest of their bodies.

2. Direct Intervention2020-05-26T17:27:28-04:00

Direct Intervention 

In order to really get to them, you need direct impact. We are talking about shoes, newspapers and direct spraying. Anything that you get on to the spider’s body through direct spraying can help you kill them. This is because they groom their bodies using their mouths. It is a particular trait for all arachnids. However, the fact that spiders spend most of their lives on the web means they won’t come in contact with most pesticides. Your best bet is to individually eliminate them through direct contact.

3. Limit Their Food Source2020-05-26T17:30:59-04:00

Limit Their Food Source

The best way to control a spider population is to limit their sources of food in your home. Spiders eat any and all other insects they will find in your house. If there are fewer insects in your house, they are less likely to hang around. This is also the reason you find spiders hanging around sources of light. The lights attract other insects like flies and mosquitoes and these insects present a good meal to spiders.

Running spiders are a particular nuisance – they do not make webs because they are always moving around to hunt for their prey. You cannot expect to get to them individually – it’s not a feasible way to get the spider infestation under control. Your best bet is to eliminate the other insects which serve as their food source.

4. Sticky Traps2020-05-26T17:31:51-04:00

Sticky Traps 

Sticky traps are a particularly good way to control a spider population. When they get trapped on these things, they die in a very short time. Of course you cannot be expected to cover your whole house with glue traps. You should focus on placing these spider traps in the areas where there is a lot more spider activity. Closets, between the bed and wall and by furniture – there are plenty of places where you can place these traps. living room and there are a few spiders stuck right at the beginning of the right side, the spiders are coming from that general direction. A few more glue traps in the right placement can help you narrow down the source of your spider infestation. Once you have the source, all you have to do is spray some of the good old pesticide all over them. Direct spraying can work very well once you know where to find the spiders.

Spider Prevention Tips

Among all the creepy crawlies there are in the world, spiders take the cake when it comes to being some of the most feared pests.  There are more people suffering from phobias because of these eight legged freaks than anything in the country. The phobia is not misplaced though… even one bite from some kinds of spiders can see you end up in a hospital bed or, in some cases, even the mortuary. The best way to avoid getting bit by spiders is by preventing a spider infestation in your home. Here are a few tips on how to do just that:

1. Don’t Count on Sprays2020-05-26T17:25:13-04:00

Don’t Count on Sprays

All the chemical products in the world will not be effective in eliminating a spider population. Spiders are able to stay safe from pesticides because of their proportionately long legs. Since they do not pick up the pesticides as much as other insects, you cannot rely on spraying these critters to kingdom come.  That and the fact that they don’t have a system with blood flow means the pesticides cannot travel to the rest of their bodies.

2. Direct Intervention2020-05-26T17:27:28-04:00

Direct Intervention 

In order to really get to them, you need direct impact. We are talking about shoes, newspapers and direct spraying. Anything that you get on to the spider’s body through direct spraying can help you kill them. This is because they groom their bodies using their mouths. It is a particular trait for all arachnids. However, the fact that spiders spend most of their lives on the web means they won’t come in contact with most pesticides. Your best bet is to individually eliminate them through direct contact.

3. Limit Their Food Source2020-05-26T17:30:59-04:00

Limit Their Food Source

The best way to control a spider population is to limit their sources of food in your home. Spiders eat any and all other insects they will find in your house. If there are fewer insects in your house, they are less likely to hang around. This is also the reason you find spiders hanging around sources of light. The lights attract other insects like flies and mosquitoes and these insects present a good meal to spiders.

Running spiders are a particular nuisance – they do not make webs because they are always moving around to hunt for their prey. You cannot expect to get to them individually – it’s not a feasible way to get the spider infestation under control. Your best bet is to eliminate the other insects which serve as their food source.

4. Sticky Traps2020-05-26T17:31:51-04:00

Sticky Traps 

Sticky traps are a particularly good way to control a spider population. When they get trapped on these things, they die in a very short time. Of course you cannot be expected to cover your whole house with glue traps. You should focus on placing these spider traps in the areas where there is a lot more spider activity. Closets, between the bed and wall and by furniture – there are plenty of places where you can place these traps. living room and there are a few spiders stuck right at the beginning of the right side, the spiders are coming from that general direction. A few more glue traps in the right placement can help you narrow down the source of your spider infestation. Once you have the source, all you have to do is spray some of the good old pesticide all over them. Direct spraying can work very well once you know where to find the spiders.

Termite Prevention Tips

Among all the pests that plague us in the world, termites are by far the most destructive. Their hunger for wood is insatiable. A termite infestation could effectively mean the end of all your furniture, clothes, home and even your money. Luckily for you, there are measures that you can take, which will reduce the chances of a termite swarm making your home their next meal:

1. Protect the Exterior of Your Home2020-05-26T17:37:18-04:00

Protect the Exterior of Your Home

-Roof

If there are any broken tiles on your roof, there will be moisture. Termites love moisture and it will provide them with the best way to get inside the house. Repair all broken roof tiles and make sure that you dehumidify the roof if there is humidity there.

-Air Conditioner

Air conditioning units provide moisture. To prevent a termite infestation through the air conditioning unit, make sure that the release of the moisture goes away from your home’s foundations.

2. Check Your Attic2020-05-26T17:38:33-04:00

Check Your Attic

This is an area of the house, which is often left abandoned. Since you barely ever go to check on it, you might not notice the onset of a termite infestation until it has spread to the rest of the house.

-Boxes

The attic is the perfect storage space. You keep all the belongings that you want to put away in that space. The cardboard boxes and especially those filled with paper are an ideal food source for termites.

To prevent an outbreak from getting explosive, make sure that you use plastic boxes to store items in the attic.

-Wood Beams

There’s nothing that makes a more tempting meal for termites than some good old wooden beams. They find plenty of that in the attic.

Preventing a termite infestation can be done by applying termite treatment spray to the wooden beams on a regular basis.

3. Move Your Laundry2020-05-26T17:43:10-04:00

Move Your Laundry

If you have a laundry room in your home, you have a potential haven for a termite infestation in your home. You might find it surprising but even your clothes are a very good source of food for termites. Clothing materials like cotton often have cellulose in them – which is one of their favorite snacks.

Preventing a termite infestation through your laundry room is simple. Make sure that the laundry is away from the walls and off the floor.

4. Protect Your Living Room2020-05-26T17:46:07-04:00

Protect Your Living Room

A myriad of options present themselves to these pestilent beings in your living room. It’s the best place for the termite infestation to begin wreaking havoc in your life.

-Wooden Flooring

If you have wood flooring, there is a high chance the termites will make a good meal off of them. Subterranean termites are able to reach it quite conveniently.

To prevent a termite infestation starting from the ground up, make sure that you inspect the flooring regularly. Ideally, you should have a termite barrier built beneath the wooden flooring of your home.

-Wooden Furniture

Furniture doesn’t just make the home inviting for other people. It also makes your home a lucrative option for a termite infestation – it’s pretty much a free for all. Try to keep any wood furniture away from the walls.

Termite Prevention Tips

Among all the pests that plague us in the world, termites are by far the most destructive. Their hunger for wood is insatiable. A termite infestation could effectively mean the end of all your furniture, clothes, home and even your money. Luckily for you, there are measures that you can take, which will reduce the chances of a termite swarm making your home their next meal:

1. Protect the Exterior of Your Home2020-05-26T17:37:18-04:00

Protect the Exterior of Your Home

-Roof

If there are any broken tiles on your roof, there will be moisture. Termites love moisture and it will provide them with the best way to get inside the house. Repair all broken roof tiles and make sure that you dehumidify the roof if there is humidity there.

-Air Conditioner

Air conditioning units provide moisture. To prevent a termite infestation through the air conditioning unit, make sure that the release of the moisture goes away from your home’s foundations.

2. Check Your Attic2020-05-26T17:38:33-04:00

Check Your Attic

This is an area of the house, which is often left abandoned. Since you barely ever go to check on it, you might not notice the onset of a termite infestation until it has spread to the rest of the house.

-Boxes

The attic is the perfect storage space. You keep all the belongings that you want to put away in that space. The cardboard boxes and especially those filled with paper are an ideal food source for termites.

To prevent an outbreak from getting explosive, make sure that you use plastic boxes to store items in the attic.

-Wood Beams

There’s nothing that makes a more tempting meal for termites than some good old wooden beams. They find plenty of that in the attic.

Preventing a termite infestation can be done by applying termite treatment spray to the wooden beams on a regular basis.

3. Move Your Laundry2020-05-26T17:43:10-04:00

Move Your Laundry

If you have a laundry room in your home, you have a potential haven for a termite infestation in your home. You might find it surprising but even your clothes are a very good source of food for termites. Clothing materials like cotton often have cellulose in them – which is one of their favorite snacks.

Preventing a termite infestation through your laundry room is simple. Make sure that the laundry is away from the walls and off the floor.

4. Protect Your Living Room2020-05-26T17:46:07-04:00

Protect Your Living Room

A myriad of options present themselves to these pestilent beings in your living room. It’s the best place for the termite infestation to begin wreaking havoc in your life.

-Wooden Flooring

If you have wood flooring, there is a high chance the termites will make a good meal off of them. Subterranean termites are able to reach it quite conveniently.

To prevent a termite infestation starting from the ground up, make sure that you inspect the flooring regularly. Ideally, you should have a termite barrier built beneath the wooden flooring of your home.

-Wooden Furniture

Furniture doesn’t just make the home inviting for other people. It also makes your home a lucrative option for a termite infestation – it’s pretty much a free for all. Try to keep any wood furniture away from the walls.

Wasp Prevention Tips

Wasps happen to be some of the scariest insects to have around. The problem is that during the summer and spring months, the number of wasps all over the country increases. They also happen to become very aggressive. Having these insects around your property in summer time is quite simply one of the most dangerous things. If you have experienced the sting from a wasp, you know how bad it can be. It is like a bee sting but only multiplied by a significant amount.

Preventing a wasp infestation can become more necessary than you think. These are resilient insects and highly problematic. Imagine having these around when you are having a family barbecue. While getting rid of them for good is a difficult task that requires professional experience like ours, there are still things you can do to keep the wasp population under control:

1. Nocturnal Combat2020-05-26T18:01:33-04:00

Nocturnal Combat

At night time, these insects are inactive and in their nests. This means you can get most of them while they are at the nest itself.

When you are taking the fight to their home ground, you need to go in prepared. Even when they are inactive, you absolutely must wear safety equipment. Long sleeved shirts, bee hats, coveralls, googles, gloves and the whole package.

There are some spraying products which you can get from your local store to help eliminate them. Spray as little as you can and avoid spraying on any of your plants and trees because it can be very harmful for them. Leave the treated wasp nest over night – this will make sure that even the worker wasps which may have been away from the nest will come into contact with the spray and die.

**Make sure that you clean up the area the next day as the oil base of the spray can harm your walls.

2. Protect Yourself2020-05-26T18:02:59-04:00

Protect Yourself

  • Make sure that the nest is not disturbed while you are spraying it. If you cause any kind of damage to the nest itself, you can expect a hoard of the hornets to envelop you in a matter of a few minutes. They take their hard work of constructing the nest very seriously, so you can expect no mercy from them when your attacking their nest, no matter what time of day it is.
  • When you are dealing with hornets and Yellow Jackets, it is recommended that you wear a full body wasp suit. It is the only thing which can protect you from the barrage of angry hornet stings that can potentially come your way.
  • Standing directly underneath a hornet’s nest will increase your chances of getting stung by them.

Wasp Prevention Tips

Wasps happen to be some of the scariest insects to have around. The problem is that during the summer and spring months, the number of wasps all over the country increases. They also happen to become very aggressive. Having these insects around your property in summer time is quite simply one of the most dangerous things. If you have experienced the sting from a wasp, you know how bad it can be. It is like a bee sting but only multiplied by a significant amount.

Preventing a wasp infestation can become more necessary than you think. These are resilient insects and highly problematic. Imagine having these around when you are having a family barbecue. While getting rid of them for good is a difficult task that requires professional experience like ours, there are still things you can do to keep the wasp population under control:

1. Nocturnal Combat2020-05-26T18:01:33-04:00

Nocturnal Combat

At night time, these insects are inactive and in their nests. This means you can get most of them while they are at the nest itself.

When you are taking the fight to their home ground, you need to go in prepared. Even when they are inactive, you absolutely must wear safety equipment. Long sleeved shirts, bee hats, coveralls, googles, gloves and the whole package.

There are some spraying products which you can get from your local store to help eliminate them. Spray as little as you can and avoid spraying on any of your plants and trees because it can be very harmful for them. Leave the treated wasp nest over night – this will make sure that even the worker wasps which may have been away from the nest will come into contact with the spray and die.

**Make sure that you clean up the area the next day as the oil base of the spray can harm your walls.

2. Protect Yourself2020-05-26T18:02:59-04:00

Protect Yourself

  • Make sure that the nest is not disturbed while you are spraying it. If you cause any kind of damage to the nest itself, you can expect a hoard of the hornets to envelop you in a matter of a few minutes. They take their hard work of constructing the nest very seriously, so you can expect no mercy from them when your attacking their nest, no matter what time of day it is.
  • When you are dealing with hornets and Yellow Jackets, it is recommended that you wear a full body wasp suit. It is the only thing which can protect you from the barrage of angry hornet stings that can potentially come your way.
  • Standing directly underneath a hornet’s nest will increase your chances of getting stung by them.

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Chantilly, VA

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Critters and insects don’t belong in your home, no matter how much you love nature. But that doesn’t mean your pest control technician has to wipe out half the neighborhood as a response. With our knowledge and experience, you’ll get a quicker, healthier result than many other pest control companies can provide. And with our prevention methods, you won’t be seeing pests in your home.

So if you want those ants out of your kitchen, those mice out of your closet, those bed bugs out of your sofa, we are your Alexandria pest control experts. We will keep you and your home safe from both pests and chemicals. Give us a call today to set up an appointment.