5 Facts About Mice That I Bet You Didn’t Know

February 10th, 2014|Categories: Rodent Control|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When it starts getting cold outside, you may notice that your home is being used as a safe haven for many creatures that usually prefer being outside.  Mice and insects will try to sneak into your home in order to find food, water and get out of the cold as winter approaches. While you may [...]

How Do I Know If I Have a Rat Infestation

January 8th, 2014|Categories: Rodent Control|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Easy, Look for These 5 Signs! In order to protect the investment in your Northern VA home, it is important to be able to recognize the signs of a pest infestation.  Some pests can cause  damage and in some cases, endanger the health of your family.  Recognizing the signs of a rat infestation can protect [...]

How To Protect Your Home From Mice

January 6th, 2014|Categories: Pest Prevention Tips, Rodent Control|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Guarding the Fort: 5 Ways to Protect your Home from Mice There you were… just minding your own business – when out of nowhere a grey mouse the size of Texas shoots across the kitchen floor and nearly gives you a coronary. At this point you do one of three things. You a) run screaming [...]

DIY Pest Control? Sometimes Its Best Left To The Pros

January 5th, 2014|Categories: Cockroaches, Fleas, Pest Prevention Tips, spiders|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Why Over-the-Counter Pest Control Products Frequently Don’t Work Chances are if you’re reading this article, you’ve found some humor, or a lot of humor, in the headline. You’ve faced a pest control problem whether that is ants, spiders, fleas inside the house or squirrels and moles in the yard. If you’re like the average do-it-yourselfer, [...]

Why Snap Traps For Mice Alone Do Not Solve Your Problem

January 3rd, 2014|Categories: Rodent Control|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mice, Rats and Infestations, Oh My: Why Snap Traps Aren’t Solving Your Problem It’s the middle of the night. You rouse from your sleep to pad down the hall and innocently open the kitchen cabinet for a midnight Chips Ahoy… but instead of finding the bag of cookies you are seeking, you are greeted by [...]

How To Know When An Ant Problem Has Gotten Out Of Hand

January 2nd, 2014|Categories: General Pest Control, Termites|Tags: , , , , , |

3 Signs of an Ant Problem Requiring Professional Help Ants are amazing, intelligent creatures that can carry several times there body weight on their backs.  They form intricate nests for their colonies and they can easily communicate with each other.  However, they can also be a troublesome pests if they have infested your home.  There [...]

How To Make Ant Baits More Effective

December 31st, 2013|Categories: Pest Prevention Tips|Tags: , , , , , |

Five Tips to Help Make Your Ant Baits More Effective There is nothing more disturbing than an infestation of ants in your home. Sugar ants are one of the more common species found in Northern VA. These pests thrive in kitchens because, as their name implies, they are attracted to food in general and sugary [...]

Pest Control Company Near Alexandria VA

December 28th, 2013|Categories: spiders, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

5 Pests That Are Likely Living In The Basement Of Your Northern VA Home Many Alexandria, VA homeowners have great reasons to be concerned with pest infestation occurring in their home. Unwanted pests such as crickets, spiders, millipedes, centipedes and even mice can be a threat to the peace of mind of many homeowners for [...]

What Attracts Pests To Your Northern VA Home

December 27th, 2013|Categories: Mosquitoes, Uncategorized|

5 Conditions Around Your Home That Invites Pests Every Year If you've noticed that you have the same pests coming back year in and year out, it may be what you are doing to encourage them to come back to your house every year.  You may not be aware that you are attracting pests to [...]

3 Simple Steps To Stop Attracting Ants

December 24th, 2013|Categories: Pest Prevention Tips|

There is a reason that ants are known to like picnics, they like food.  If you are attracting ants into your home, they are probably scenting food in your house and have gone in to investigate.  Ants are also attracted to standing water sources so they have a place to get a drink when they [...]

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