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  • Ladybird sitting on grass in the meadow.
One of the most common winter pests that come into our homes is the ladybug. While most people don’t think of them as harmful, ladybugs can exacerbate asthma symptoms and also cause allergic reactions. They also leave behind a yellow,...
  • light bulb with money sign filament laying on a reflective surface
Summer and winter are peak seasons for energy consumption. With winter right around the corner, we can expect to see those dreaded increases in our energy bills. What can you do to help lower some of these rising energy costs...
  • attic tap insulation before and after
Are you tired of your utility bills going up in the winter months? Have you noticed more pests or wildlife coming into your home as the weather cools off ? Are you looking for more ways to make your home more green?...
  • Raccoon (Procyon lotor), also known as the North American raccoo
You’ve seen them before – with their cute, cuddly masked faces – raccoons! While you might be tempted to try and pet them, raccoons carry diseases that are extremely dangerous to humans. They have been known to carry salmonella, roundworms,...
  • A squirrel eating nuts in the snow in winter forest
When the weather cools off and winter sets in, most animals hibernate until spring. Unfortunately for us, there are several pests that don’t hibernate – and instead make their way into our homes in search of shelter, food, water, and...
  • A piece of cheese in front of a mouse hole in the wall
As the weather cools off many animals will start looking for ways into your home – searching for food, water, and warm shelter for the winter. This is especially true for rodents – both mice and rats. Can you tell...
  • A brown mouse in the midst of fallen brown leaves and twigs
Just when you thought bug season was over, an influx of new pests start making their way inside your home. Fall is an active time of year for several pests that are searching for food, water, and warmth as the...
  • Mom combing through a little girl's hair with a lice comb
School is back in session! Unfortunately, this means that lice are back too. Here are 6 ways to prevent the spread of lice & treatment tips for anyone infected with lice in your household. 1. Avoid Head-to-head Contact The most...
  • Dead roach laying on it's back on gray tiled floor with a defocused background
There are several different species of roaches but only a few that you’ll see in the U.S. Here are the 2 most common types of cockroaches you’ll see inside your home and tips on how to get rid of them:...
  • two red passports with blue plane tickets inside of them and a small white toy airplane sitting on top
These pests really get around! Here’s what you should be on the lookout for while taking summer vacations, visiting relatives, or when students return home from college, and tips on how to prevent these unwanted guests: Bed Bugs Usually come...