do-it-yourself pest control

Top Reasons Why Do-It-Yourself Pest Control Is a Bad Idea

As a homeowner, you’re likely looking to cut costs associated with maintenance. That’s why a whopping 74% of homeowners have attempted some form of do-it-yourself pest control. In some extremely mild cases, DIY pest control can be a good idea. The simple act of setting a mousetrap in the garage or lighting a citronella candle to fend off mosquitos are fine …

Pointe PestTop Reasons Why Do-It-Yourself Pest Control Is a Bad Idea
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How to Know It’s Time to Call a Pest Control Expert

It’s a scary truth, but around 14 million American housing units have pests. It’s almost inevitable that some outdoor critters will move into your property, and in most cases, they won’t cause too much of a problem. But in others, they can wreak havoc and not only ruin your home, but also pose a threat to your health. Admittedly, it …

Pointe PestHow to Know It’s Time to Call a Pest Control Expert
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Your Pest Control Guide: How to Kill Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are the ultimate pest. They’re easy to bring in and hard to kick out, easily hiding in plain sight and finding new ways to invade our homes every day. A bed bug infestation can be an itch-inducing irritation at best and a serious health issue at worst. When you start to suspect that you have a bed bug infestation, …

Pointe PestYour Pest Control Guide: How to Kill Bed Bugs
rodent control service

Top Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Rodent Control Service

Seen a mouse, rat, or other undesirable rodent house guest? Don’t panic. You can quickly and efficiently hire a local rodent control service to eliminate the problem. But before you call the first number that pops up, you should know that not all rodent control professionals are the same. You need to know if you can trust them before you …

Pointe PestTop Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Rodent Control Service
Rodent Infestation

How to Avoid a Rodent Infestation

In the United States, 14.8 million people have seen rats or mice in their homes within the last 12 months. Rodent infestations are problems that affect many homes, but there are ways that we can prevent this from happening. Do you want to learn how you can avoid a rodent infestation in your home? Keep reading these tips to keep …

Pointe PestHow to Avoid a Rodent Infestation
termite control

How to Choose the Best Termite Control Service

In the United States, termites cause over $5 billion in property damage and cost even more in damage to crops and infrastructure. Termites are a significant threat to homeowners. They can cause serious structural damage, so it is important that you take them seriously. One way that you can protect your home and limit the damage done by termites is by …

Pointe PestHow to Choose the Best Termite Control Service
termite damage

Termite Damage: Why Your Infestation Is Urgent

Did you know that each year in the United States alone more than 600,000 homes become infested with termites? You might be wondering how bad a termite infestation can possibly be. They’re only insects, aren’t they? Unfortunately, these insects can cause your entire home to come crumbling down around you if you don’t catch the infestation early. This is because termite …

Pointe PestTermite Damage: Why Your Infestation Is Urgent
ant species

How to Distinguish the Ant Species Found in Your Home or Yard

One of the few things no one ever tells you about buying a home is the pests! While owning a home is a rewarding milestone, dealing with an ant infestation can be challenging and overwhelming left uncontrolled. There are over 1,000 ant species in the U.S and can be found almost everywhere. They may look alike, but each species vary …

Pointe PestHow to Distinguish the Ant Species Found in Your Home or Yard