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5 Easy Ways to Keep Stink Bugs Out of Your Home!
Examine your window screens and repair or replace any that are damaged. Seal up any gaps or cracks around exterior windows or doors. Inspect the weather stripping, especially on sliding doors. Make sure everything is in good repair and that there are no gaps. Install door sweeps or replace any that are worn. Keep your…Read More
5 Tips to Keep Earwigs Away
Earwigs are not the worst thing to invade your home, but they sure are annoying! And, these little guys can look pretty scary with their aggressive pinchers. Here are 5 easy steps to keep earwigs out of your Yakima home: Remove clutter from around your yard, such as leaves. Keep your shrubs, bushes, and trees…Read More
Check for bedbugs when traveling!
Are you headed out of town for Memorial Day Weekend? Here are some quick tips on How to Check for BEDBUGS While You are Traveling: 1) When you check into your hotel- first thing, put your luggage in the bathtub (no bedbugs there!!) 2) Grab a flashlight and a credit card. Run the card along…Read More
4 Easy Tips to Keep Rodents Out of Your Home!
Tidy Up: One of the easiest ways to prevent mice and other pests from invading your home is to maintain a clean living space. Sweep, mop, vacuum and wash the dishes regularly. Check the foundation of your home regularly for cracks. Rodents can fit through tiny holes and gaps if left unsealed. Keep screens on…Read More
Quick Tips on How to Bug-Proof Your Home for Summer
1) Screen your windows-and then check the screens for tears and holes. 2) Check the entry access points around your home: caulk all openings and use a door sweep – pests are tiny and a crevice the size of a penny can be a perfect entry point! 3) Cover big openings: chimney and roof vents…Read More
4 Easy Tips to Keep Cockroaches Out of Your Home!
Keep your food stored in sealed containers. Dispose of all excess food and waste away from your home. Keep your yard mowed and clean. Seal any cracks in your home’s foundation. Cockroaches are not only ugly, they can cause allergic reactions and bring diseases & infections into your home. Calling a professional to treat cockroaches…Read More
The Ants Come Marching In
It’s a beautiful day. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the snow has melted. You throw open the curtains and let that beautiful sunshine brighten into your house. In the glow of the light you notice something on your floor. It looks like it is moving. Closer inspection reveals that with all of…Read More
4 Questions to ask when choosing a pest control company
You saw one at first. Just one, so you didn’t think much about it. A little while later you saw another. Then another. Maybe another. That was when you decided you were going to need the help of a professional pest control specialist. Whether you live in an urban area or out in the country,…Read More
Getting Rid of Post-Holiday Pests
The holiday season has drawn to a close. Friends and families have come together to share food and festivities, and now they are heading home. Pest control is the farthest thing from your mind. The house lights are dim and for the last time this season you sit in the shadows and enjoy the memories…Read More