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With the nicer weather upon us, it feels great to be able to spend more time outside. But when we do, there’s always a chance we’ll unintentionally bring some unwanted guests into our house with us. Like most insects, spring is the time when fleas and ticks become extremely active. What’s worse, once they’re in your home, they can be particularly tricky to get rid of. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to prevent them from getting in.
Ants are one of the more common home invaders in spring. Looking for new food and water sources, your home is an easy target for these quickly spreading nuisances. Ants are explorers and can easily get in through cracks, gaps, and other openings. And once they’ve found something they like, they create a scent trail that can attract other members of their colony.
As soon as the weather gets warmer and the ground begins to heat, termites like to come out of their winter hiding places searching for food, water, a new place to colonize, and probably a mate. Here are a few tips to ensure you survive the spring swarming season!
Spring is just around the corner, and that only means one thing: Insects are coming out of their winter shelters, hungry for food, water, and sometimes…love. Luckily, there are several steps you can take to ensure that the bugs stay out of your home…and out of your life. Now’s the perfect time to do them, too, before it’s too late.
If you love your home and want its value to appreciate over the years, then it’s worthwhile to get an Annual Home Shield Plan. With Eco Care Pest Management’s Annual Home Shield Plan, you get year-round protection from the pests we manage that might try to make a home inside yours.
Here at EcoCare Pest Control, we get a lot of questions about insects and other pests. Some of them are very common, and some of them are just downright weird. Because these aren’t your usual everyday questions, we thought it’d be fun to devote some time to answer some of the more off-the-wall questions we get from time to time. Here goes!
It’s that time of year when we get together with friends and family to celebrate the holidays and ring in the new year. But it’s also the time of year when pests of all sorts find their way into our homes, potentially disrupting your festivities.
The holiday season is essentially here, and while you might be dreaming of sugar plum fairies, some pests are dreaming of invading your kitchen. With all the bustle and excitement of the holidays, it can be easy to overlook a few signs of a kitchen pest invasion. But ignore them at your peril! These little critters can do a lot of damage to your holiday plans—especially if it involves food. Here are three pests you’ll want to keep an eye out for this holiday season.
Of all the pests that might invade your home, perhaps no other creature strikes more fear into the heart than snakes. Here in Maryland, there are a few snakes that are indeed dangerous. And while it’s rare to see them in your house, it can happen from time to time. Here are a couple of snakes to both look out for and stay clear of.