Best Ways to Keep Bees Away from Your Summer Picnic

The summer picnic most often comprises a lovely day spent lounging on the grass, soaking up the sun, and enjoying a well-packed meal and the company of your friends and family (and those six-legged flying moochers ready to prey on … Continue reading

Common Termites and Their Causes

Termites play an ecological role in composting decaying plant matter. They have a fascinating social structure and complex building and eating habits. African termites can build mounds as tall as a person. These resourceful creatures even grow their own colonies … Continue reading

How to Prepare Your House for Fumigation

Fumigation gets rid of unwanted household pests, most often termites. Termites seriously threaten the structure of a home, and once they’ve moved in full-force, fumigation is usually the only option. Infested homes are “tented” with a plastic coated canvas tarp … Continue reading

When Should You Hire a Professional Pest Control Company?

Got ants? Termites? Rats in the attic? Cockroaches in the kitchen? How about bed bugs? It’s tempting to try to crush the invasion yourself, either with household ingredients or commercial baits, and the DIY approach can only work if you’ve … Continue reading

Benefits of Organic Pest Control

Benefits of Organic Pest Control As organic products become more and more popular around the country, people are discovering the benefits of these wholesome and natural methods of growing produce, cleaning the home—and terminating insect infestations. Let’s take a look … Continue reading

The Seasons and Their Common Pests

While many pests thrive year round in Southern California’s warm climate, spring time is the most common time of year for all pests and infestations because typically higher moisture levels and warming temperatures support their habitats, making spring the time … Continue reading

How to Tell if You Have Termites

The word termite can be terrifying to the ears of a homeowner. Subterranean termites and dry wood termites are the two species that cause problems for households around Southern California. Knowing the signs of a termite infestation can help you … Continue reading

Common Spiders in San Diego to Watch Out For

San Diego County is home to a huge variety of plant and animal life. Unfortunately, some of that wildlife is dangerous to humans; and some of it is close to home. We’re talking about the eight-legged menaces of the arachnid … Continue reading

Common Pests in San Diego to Protect Your House From

The temperate climate of San Diego means that temperatures hover between 50 and 80 degrees for most of the year. It also means that many household pests thrive in San Diego year round, as temperatures never get too hot or … Continue reading

5 Tips for Protecting Your House from Ants

It’s easier to prevent ants than it is to get rid of them. Each fall when yearly ant problems tend to disappear, many homeowners forget their ant woes until they suddenly appear in the home again the following spring, quite … Continue reading