Category Archives: General Pest Control

How to Avoid Pests While Traveling on Vacation


Suitcases in an airport

Travel is wonderful for the mind, body, and soul, and pests are probably the furthest thing from your mind during a vacation. But unfortunately, insects, rodents, and pests of all kinds exist bar beyond our backyards and all over the world.

Pests look differently and affect us differently based on where we travel, which means that you might not even be familiar with pests that live in your vacation destination. Here are some common pest-related questions that people ask while they’re on vacation and how you can avoid pests while traveling.

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The Importance of World Pest Day on Pest Control Industry Trends

World Pest Day summit

June 6 is World Pest Day, but if you’re not part of the pest control industry, you might not know what that really means or why it’s important. World Pest Day is a multinational event that takes place each year to “raise the status of the pest management industry among the general public.”

Here’s some information about why World Pest Day is important for homeowners all around the world and the pest control trends we expect to learn about from this year’s summit.

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How Often Should an Exterminator Come to Your Home?

Exterminator in a home

Unfortunately, many homeowners in New Jersey wait until the last minute to call an exterminator when they are having a pest problem and already experiencing health risks and structural damage. There are many benefits to frequent pest control visits and various factors that influence how often you need to have an exterminator come out for preventative maintenance.

Here is a discussion about pest control frequency, when to call an exterminator for help, and the best time of year for pest control services.

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How to Prevent Squash Bugs from Infesting Your Pumpkins

Squash bugs infesting a pumpkinOne of the most fun things about the fall season is decorating your home and yard with fall pumpkins.

However, many people struggle with how to keep pumpkins fresh and how to keep squash bugs away from their festive décor. Pests are problems for pumpkins while they’re still growing on the vine and even after they are picked.

In this article, we will discuss the various types of insects that feed on pumpkins and tips for preserving your pumpkins throughout the fall season.

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The Risks of Carpet Beetles and How to Get Rid of Them

carpet beetle infesting the carpet of a home

There are many types of beetles in the world. These insects eat everything from leaves to trees and even carpet.

Carpet beetles are common household pests that can do serious damage if not exterminated quickly. While these insects are sometimes mistaken for bed bugs, they are actually a distinct species that must be managed in a very specific way.

This article will cover everything homeowners need to know about carpet beetles, including how to identify them, the risks of having them in your home, and how to get rid of carpet beetle larvae.

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Pest Nests to Look Out For Before The Spring Season

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It might not feel like it yet on these chilly days in New Jersey, but spring is just around the corner. For homeowners, the season change doesn’t only mean longer days, warmer temperatures, and blooming flowers. This is also an ideal time to inspect your home for nests that insects and rodents may have been building up all winter long.

If these nests aren’t removed by Bergen County pest control by the time the weather warms up, serious problems could result. But before you go online to start searching for “pest control near me,” here’s what homeowners should know about the types of nests to look for around the house as spring approaches.

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Why Attic Ventilation is Crucial in the Winter Months

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If you’re like many homeowners, you don’t pay a whole lot of attention to your attic. Attics are places to store old clothes, seasonal decorations, and beloved toys that the kids have outgrown. However, poor attic ventilation is a serious problem in many Bergen County homes today and causing homeowners to endure unexpected costs and headaches.

These are the top reasons why you should make sure that your attic is adequately ventilated in the winter months. We’ll also look at possible ventilation remedies and solutions for pest control Bergen County NJ.

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How to Prevent Winter Weather Damage Welcoming Pests into Your Home

Winter storms are notorious for wreaking havoc on homes and businesses in New Jersey, and this year is not expected to be any exception. Not only can storms cause damage to your home and property, but that damage can also create a welcoming environment to rodents and insects looking for a warm place to live.

Here are some tips for homeowners to prevent damage before winter storms strike and keep pests out of the home and yard.

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Tips for Handling Household Food to Prevent Winter Pests

Leftover food from the holidays can lead to squirrel and mice infestations

Delicious food is one of the best parts of the holiday season, and many of us have more festive goodies sitting around the house during the winter months. But your friends and relatives aren’t the only ones who enjoy a good meal.

Unfortunately, household pest infestations are very common during the winter without adequate mouse control and squirrel control. So, with winter creeping in and bringing along pests looking for free meals, here are some tips for handling food in your house and around your property.

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Breaking Out Holiday Decorations Could Allow Pests Into Your Home

Christmas and Halloween Decorations on the Floor

There’s a chill in the air, vibrant colors in the leaves, and the sun is setting a little earlier every day. These are all sure signs that winter and the holiday season are coming, and with holiday decorations also comes winter pests. In this article, we discuss winter pests that are common in New Jersey and how to be prepared with Bergen County animal control.

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