For many people, it just isn’t the holiday season until their home has been properly adorned with twinkling lights, wreaths, trees and family-favorite items of décor. However, Braman Termite & Pest Elimination reminds eager homeowners about the importance of thoroughly inspecting holiday decorations, especially greenery, for signs of pests before decking the halls.
If you are like many people, it just isn’t the holiday season until your home has been adorned with twinkling lights, wreaths, trees and family-favorite items of décor.
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) recently put out a news release about simple holiday pest-proofing tips, and encourages pest management professionals to share the knowledge.
After a frosty start, the sun was out Wednesday afternoon and temperatures warmed up into the 40s. While the recent stretch of cold weather may have you shivering there are some benefits.
You’ll want to keep pests from paying you a visit this holiday season. If you still have some decorating to do, you should check the boxes of ornaments you’ve been storing in the basement or the attic over the last year for pests like mice.
The holiday season is nigh, which means families will be spending a lot of time cooking and baking in the kitchen. When digging through your cabinets and storage for baking necessities, like cookie cutters and containers of flour, make sure to leave unwanted “pantry pests” out of the mix.
Temperatures have been above average lately during the day but the nights have been getting cooler and bugs and other pests are looking for a warmer place to go.
Toy rats, mice, bats and spiders might be great as Halloween décor, but real infestations make for haunted houses that can become your worst nightmare.
Although flea season begins in early May, it reaches its peak in late summer and early fall. Long walks and hikes with your pet increases their risk of attracting fleas. But there are steps you can take to protect your pets––and your family.
Gone are the days when mosquitoes were associated only with the irksomely itchy welts that accompanied their bite. Today, we know there are far worse associations to make with these blood-sucking pests, such as the health threats they pose to us humans in our daily lives—even in our own backyards.