Spring has officially sprung! The birds are chirping, the bees are buzzing—and the pests are out in full force. Whether you just came across some unwanted guests during your spring cleaning, or you’re planning ahead to prevent them from taking over your home, our experts are here to help! Spring is one of the [ ] The post How To Handle Spring Time Pest in Atlanta appeared first on North Fulton Pest Solutions.
Spring is the perfect time to begin termite control services. Why? It’s the season when colonies are easiest to find. This is also the time of year when infestations spread, making it critical for prevention. It’s time now to get ahead of any problems. Termites aren’t always easy to spot, but keeping a look out [ ] The post What Do You Need to Know about Termite Control Services for This Spring? appeared first on North Fulton Pest Solutions.
Professional pest control companies typically recommend annual termite inspections for their regular customers. Clients who invest in a pest management program often enjoy this benefit as part of their full package of services. However, some homeowners do not feel termite inspections are necessary. Have you recently been wondering whether you should really bother with spring [ ] The post Should You Really Bother with Spring Termite Inspections? appeared first on North Fulton Pest Solutions.
Spring is here and with it come a host of household pests. This includes one of the most troublesome: fleas. Fleas seem pretty easy to get, but they can be a nightmare to get rid of. A few fleas can quickly turn into an infestation, attacking not only your pets, but the human inhabitants of your home as well. Fleas are known vectors for diseases, and severe infestations can be particularly harmful to pets; so, it is wise to stay on top any fleas in your home. In home flea control can work in some cases both as a preventative measure and to get rid of fleas in the home. In Home Flea Control There are several steps to getting rid of fleas in your home. For milder infestations, the steps outlined below sometimes works. Be careful though, many products on the market may not be safe for pets and children. They can also be quite costly, especially when you have to purchase a lot of the product in order to get the job done. To get rid of fleas, follow these steps: Vacuum carpets, furniture,
Spring and summer are peak seasons for mosquitoes. While the warmer weather may inspire plans of outdoor activities and fun in the sun, it also means an onslaught of mosquito activity, particularly here in the Alpharetta and Roswell areas. Mosquitos are not only a nuisance; they also carry diseases like West Nile Virus and Zika Virus. Professional mosquito control services can be an effective method for minimizing the presence of mosquitos on your property. Understanding Mosquitoes Mosquitoes have been around for a long time – since the Cretaceous Period. Believe it or not, they do play an integral part in the ecosystem. They serve as a food source for many different organisms. While the eradication of mosquitoes would impact the ecosystem initially, eventually other species would replace them – but they warn that these species could be even worse. Mosquitoes are attracted to standing water and dense foliage. That is where they rest, breed, and lay their eggs. If a mosquito lays i
As spring breezes in, it’s time to begin thinking about pests that become very active during this time of year. Of the more prevalent, bothersome pests in homes, ants rank right up there with the best of them. They can invade a home, seemingly overnight, and be very difficult to get rid of. They can fit through impossibly small openings; so, it can be quite a challenge to determine how they are coming in and make sure that all potential access points are sealed. Here’s what you need to know about managing a spring ant infestation. An Ounce of Prevention and a Pound of Cure Ants will enter a home for any number of reasons, but typically it’s because they are looking for food. If you have food on your counters (even tiny crumbs), it’s like laying out the welcome mat for ants. They will march in and take over in nothing flat. To prevent a spring ant infestation – or one during any time of the year – make sure that you take these preventative measures. Know your enemy. Knowing
As winter fades into spring, the warmer weather brings about many changes as signs of life emerge after the long winter nap. Flowers begin to bloom; animals begin to move about, and termites begin to swarm. Spring termite swarms often cause panic to grip the hearts of many a homeowner, but what do they mean, really? The Truth About Spring Termite Swarms Subterranean termites tend to swarm in the spring. Not all subterranean species swarm at the same time. They can be separated by a matter of hours or even several weeks, but it is usually based on weather conditions because some species require more moisture in the air than others. Swarming is typically associated with the colony’s maturity and age. Most subterranean termite colonies that are native to an area will only swarm if the colony is around three years old – rarely if it is younger. The reason termites swarm is to begin new colonies. At the swarming part of the life cycle, young termites leave their colony to start a new o