Real Life Night Terrors: The Danger of Bed Bugs

Imagine a real-life house of horrors that you do not know you are even living in. A cursory glance wouldn’t reveal the true danger to you or your family. And even if you conduct a more thorough inspection, you might not be able to find what’s lurking. It’s not until you and your loved ones are at your most vulnerable, …

Protecting Your Home Turf, Whatever It Looks Like

When most people think of pest control, they think of termites or bed bug fumigation or they think of treating wasps nests, or ants. However, the range of services General Pest Control provides extends far beyond just the removal of an infestation. Pest control isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution, and our qualified team has the know-how to treat all spaces, big …

The Silent Carriers: The Most Unhealthy Pests

  In the business of pest control, it’s more likely than you think to stumble across pests that can be considered dangerous to the people unknowingly coexisting with them. Are we talking about a poisonous snake under your home or a rabid animal in your garage, sure, but more than likely the dangerous pests found in or around your home …

The Signs of Bed Bugs: 5 Ways to Tell if You’re Sharing Your Bed

Bed Bugs are some of the most invasive and notorious pests to ever infest a home. It can be hard to find bed bugs and even harder to get rid of them. Known for hiding in furniture and mattresses and being particularly resistant to household pesticides, bed bugs are a plague on any home they enter. Bed bugs cause harrowing …

Don’t Do It Yourself: Why You Should Hire a Professional Pest Control Company

You hear a lot about how ‘Do It Yourself’ pest control is an effective way to save money and avoid hiring an exterminator. While DIY can have legitimate benefits in handling small-scale infestations while at the same time saving money, attempting to perform large-scale exterminations on your own can be extremely dangerous. Online extermination techniques are wildly inconsistent and on …

6 Ways Rodents Can Enter Your Home

Rodents are some of the most pervasive pests in the animal kingdom and have plagued humans since the beginning of time. If a man builds a house and fills it with food and warmth for his family, you can bet that by the end of the week a family of rats will have moved into the floorboards, if you let …

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6 Signs of a Spider Infestation

When you think of insects and bug removal spiders are often one of the first pests to come to mind. Nothing brings on that surge of anxiety like seeing a spider one minute and gone the next. There is a lot about spiders that make you shudder just at the thought – just the look is unsettling, creeping in the …

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How To Keep Mosquitoes at Bay

Mosquitoes. Among the most invasive and persistent backyard pests, a swarm of mosquitoes camping out on your property is the fastest way to turn backyard fun into a total nightmare. They lay their eggs underground in the fall, near pools of stagnant water they use for nutrients. Colonies of mosquitoes can be right under your feet and you wouldn’t even …

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10 Benefits of Regular Pest Maintenance

To any homeowner, regular pest maintenance is another reality of owning property. Keeping the pests away and your home safe from damage is all part of homeownership. Sometimes we learn this the hard way. New homeowners often enter into uncharted territory when buying their first home, not sure of all the different maintenance is needed to keep their home maintained …