Posts by taylorbarselou

3 DIY Ways To Keep Mice Out

mice

It’s almost winter! You know what that means. All kinds of critters are going to be searching out a warm place to get in out of the cold weather. There is nothing worse than having family and friends over to your home during the holidays and worrying about them and a mouse running into each…

Read More

5 Ways To Pest-Proof Your Home This Fall

mouse in tree

1. Fill In Crevices Along Windows & Doors As the temperatures drop outside, pests are going to do their best to find a way inside your warm and toasty home. If you have been noticing ladybugs, ants, spiders, roaches or just about any other pest creeping around your home this fall, it could be because…

Read More

5 Tips For A Safe Halloween

halloween group

It’s that time of year again. Soon Spider-man and Wonder Woman will be roaming the streets of your neighborhood with happy smiles and hungry bellies. You may have children participating in this year’s trick or treating. If so, here are a few easy tips that you can use to ensure that this year’s Halloween goes…

Read More

Tennessee’s Two Most Common Poisonous Spiders

black widow spider

No matter what, the idea of a poisonous spider is a little creepy to just about everyone. Most kids are told to watch out for spiders, because if you run into the wrong one it could turn out very badly. There are over 3,000 species of poisonous spiders in the United States, and more than…

Read More

Ladybugs Are Lurking This Fall

ladybugs

Each fall, ladybugs seek shelter from the cold. During the spring and summer months, they live and breed on the foliage around your home, and typically go unnoticed until later on in the year. However, when the weather cools, they come into your home to find a place to ride out the cold winter months.…

Read More

Why You May See More Mice This Fall

mice

The population of mice has been steadily growing all spring and summer. Now that cooler nights are approaching, they are looking for a warm place to spend the winter. Mice contaminate food sources by feeding and leaving droppings and urine behind. Gross! Moreover, their teeth grow constantly, so they have to gnaw to keep them…

Read More

5 Simple Tricks For Keeping Away Fall Pests

mouse in trash can

The beginning of school always signals that the end of summer is coming, which isn’t always bad. Cooler weather, sweatshirts, bonfires, and football games are actually some great reasons to look ahead to the Autumn months. Unfortunately, if you’re not careful, failing to prepare your home for the fall and winter months can result in…

Read More

Spiders’ Sizes & Population Peak In August

It’s Spider Season! Spiders are active all year long, but can go dormant during the cold winter months. When a spider’s eggs hatch each Spring, it takes a few months for them to become adults. Spiders are growing and reproducing all summer long! By August, the spiders’ sizes and populations are near their peak! Yikes!…

Read More

11 Termite Facts That Will Shock You!

You may have heard that termites are a real threat to your home. That could not be more true! Termites are silent yet devastating little creatures. Here are a few pretty terrifying facts about termites that you probably don’t know. Termites do 5 billion dollars in damage to American homes each year! Many homeowners assume…

Read More

7 Mosquito Facts You Don’t Know

mosquito

Only Female Mosquitoes Bite While most mosquitoes you will find buzzing around your neighborhood prefer to feed on plant nectar, the females actually drink blood. A female mosquito seeks out blood to build up proteins in her body before laying her eggs a couple days later. Mosquitoes Can Drink Up To 3X Their Body Weight…

Read More