You would think that with the changing seasons, we would experience less problems with bugs and other pests. Unfortunately, here in North Carolina the problem doesn’t go away with the cooler weather. Here’s what you need to know about winter pests: Rodents will often try to find their way
Fall in our region brings a mixed bag of weather which leads to a cluster of varying pests that may try to invade your home. While the temperature is finally beginning to cool down, autumn also means an increased likelihood of hurricanes or tropical storm conditions, making September through November
After dealing with the increase in pests during the summer months, it’s easy to assume you can “fall” back on your regular treatments and that you’re home free during the cooler seasons. Wrong! Unfortunately, there is no decrease in pest prevalence during the cooler months, just a change in species.
Those pesky wood-eaters are more than just a nuisance. In fact, the National Pest Management Association started Termite Awareness Week as a way to inform and educate the public on the dangers of termites. This year, March 12-18th is the 6th Annual Termite Awareness Week. Termites cause over $5 billion
It’s where we keep the food for our families. Our pets. Our pantries should be a reliable place to store healthy food for those we love most. Unfortunately, it can also be a place for pests to find refuge, and their own source of food. Commonly referred to as pantry
Vacations are where memories are made and while we all want to bring that feeling (the one only experienced while escaping reality) home, there are things better left behind. Whether you’ve brought them home from a trip, or they’ve found their way inside another way, if you’re waking up with
The holiday season is upon us once again – whether we are ready or not. While the holidays are an exciting time to celebrate with family and friends, we know there is almost no such thing as a stress-free holiday season. Although, at Rid A Pest, we also know the
With the weather cooling off, more people are heading indoors and it’s a given fact that the number of rodent infestations is going to rise. Homeowners should be on the lookout for droppings, gnaw marks on food items and wooden surfaces such as door corners, and listen for scratching or