Termites are known as the “silent destroyers”; they can sneak into your home and chew through wood, flooring, and even wallpaper entirely undetected. These pests are so good at destruction, the National Pest Management Association estimates termites cause more than $5 billion in property damage each year. Although these pests are often hidden from view,…

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Earlier in the season we discussed the invasion of the caterpillars. And not just any caterpillars. The leggy creatures found across your property were likely not going to spawn beautiful winged butterflies, but rather an infestation of the gypsy moth variety of flying pests. Well, it has begun. You may now be noticing hordes of…

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Each year over a half a million homes are faced with termite infestations and related property damage. Homeowners spend an estimated 5 billion dollars on prevention, treatment, and repair. This money is typically an out-of-pocket expense, since most insurance companies won’t cover termite damage. As a homeowner or property manager you want to be diligent and…

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What you’ll need: Rubber gloves, flashlight, magnifying glass, and credit card or similar. What you’re looking for: reddish stains on bed sheets, tiny dark spots indicating excrement, eggs or exoskeletal remains, and live bed bugs. The first thing you’ll want to do is to make sure your skin is protected by placing the rubber gloves…

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Like many in New England regions, New Hampshire residents are dealing with an uptick in critter home invasions and pest infestations. Around this time of year, when temperatures plunge, frigid conditions have some rodents and insects seeking the warmth of your home. Expert Pest Control stays on high alert throughout the winter to rid your…

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In today’s do-it-yourself world of “how to” online articles and YouTube videos, it can be difficult to determine when you’re in over your head. Calling in an expert has a price tag attached. But so can doing it yourself. Each store-bought remedy costs money, and multiple applications can drive up the cost. And while you’re…

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Cockroaches may bring to mind dirty, disgusting city dwellings, but in reality, they can live anywhere that offers food, water, and a warm shelter. They aren’t just nuisance pests, either; they are a real public health problem and can contaminate food and eating utensils with bacteria like Salmonella and E. coli. There are things to…

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Have you seen big black ants in your house? If so, you probably have carpenter ants. Unlike most species of ants, which are often considered nuisance pests at their worst, carpenter ants can do real damage to your home. Carpenter ants excavate through the wood, creating smooth tunnels, to build their nests. Over time, this…

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