Posts Tagged ‘pest control’

Pest Removal: What Are Those Scary Sounds You’re Hearing In Your Attic?    

You’ve been hearing it for weeks now.  Those scratching, clawing, and light pitter-patter sounds coming from your attic. It’s annoying and it keeps you up at night. The dog is even barking at your ceiling. It knows there is something up there. You may have a hunch as to the critters running around up there but you’re not sure. *** In our many years of pest removal in Bethesda, MD, and the Northern Virginia region, we can tell you that you have an infestation of one or more of the following: Mice: The scratching and nibbling you hear are from…

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Buying A House Soon? Here’s Why You Need To Get A Termite Inspection!

You have been looking for months to find your dream home. Now, you have finally found it. You are calling the power company, your Wi-Fi provider, your water company, and all the necessary utilities to get your home ready to move into at closing. Have you called your pest control company? Yes, you need to call them for one crucial reason: your new home needs a termite inspection.  There are several reasons why you need to do a termite inspection on your new home:  Your mortgage lender may require a “wood destroying insect inspection”, usually referred to as a termite…

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How Many Times A Year Should Pest Removal Be Done At Your Home?

Pests come and go during the year. In the spring and summer, bugs are heaviest. In the fall and winter, the bugs disappear. Maryland is like most east coast states in that regard. You can predict when an infestation is coming or leaving.  So, can homeowners prepare adequately for when pests invade a home? And, if so, how often during the year should pest control be done? Professional pest removal can help remedy an infestation. So, scheduling regular pest control treatments for twelve months is a proactive way to prevent pest invasion and prevent the homeowner from having to do…

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Pest Control 101: Ant Infestation in Maryland Homes

Everybody loves summertime.  The school kids are at home. College students are at home. Teachers are at home. Grandparents are at home.  And the ants are home. Yes, summertime in Maryland/DMV and that means that ants are probably going to invade your home, and unlike your family, they are uninvited and destructive. Ants will not only tear up your property, but they can also injure your loved ones and pets.   Here are the main types of ants in Central Maryland that can cause problems:  Carpenter ants: These ants build nests inside of wood. They tunnel and remove wood along the…

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How to Hire an Exterminator for Pests in Residences and Businesses

If you look up “exterminator” in the dictionary (www.dictionary.com) this is what you find: noun a person or thing that exterminates. a person or business establishment specializing in the elimination of vermin, insects, etc., from a building, apartment,etc., especially by the controlled application of toxic chemicals. “Exterminator” is a common term in the pest control industry. It does explain what we do. We “exterminate” bugs and other pests from homes and businesses. However, when the time comes and you need an exterminator, what do you look for exactly? Anyone can say they exterminate pests. Anyone may claim to be an…

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