Preparing Your Home for Spring Pest Invasions

Spring is in the air, which is great for those of us who live in the Northeast. It often means an end to winter and the beginning of outdoor fun. It means amusement parks, ice cream cones, waterparks, swimming, riding bikes, and trips to the beach. But insects are no less excited about the spring than you are. Once the …

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Which Pests Should I be Aware of This Spring?

Throughout the animal kingdom, springtime is a special sort of time where species all across the classification spectrum come out to eat and mate. There are some pests that you need to be aware of in the fall and there are others that you need to be aware of once the ground begins to thaw. Pointe Pest Control is happy …

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Black Widow Spider Fun Facts Quiz

There are very few things in nature that are imbued with the same sublime sense of awe as the black widow spider. It’s deadly, it’s unassuming, and while it’s hard to say it’s beautiful, it does have a certain aesthetic quality to it. Black widow spiders are generally visualized as jet black with a characteristic red marking on their backs. …

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Termites in PA – DIY Termite Control, Don’t Risk It

Termites are fascinating creatures when you get to know them. On the other hand, they cost U.S. homeowners over $5 billion in damages each year. They may be fascinating to think about from afar, but you don’t want them anywhere near your home. While there’s plenty of DIY treatments out there, homeowners end up achieving spotty success employing them. Then …

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The 411 About Tick Bites

Both the climate and the topography of the Delaware Valley make it a draw for people who enjoy getting out in nature. While the forests and rivers lure campers, hikers, and others throughout the year, these factors also make this location an ideal home for a variety of different types of pests. Among these, ticks are one of the smallest …

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Dangerous Cockroach

Few things are as loathsome as finding an infestation of cockroaches in your home. Even a brief sighting of one in your bathroom or kitchen is a cause for concern, as it likely means more are breeding out of sight and in dark corners where you cannot see them. At Pointe Pest Control, we have found cockroaches to be an …

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Top-Rated Rodent Control

Rodent control is a little different than other types of invasive species control. By the time rodents have entered your home, there’s likely some area through which they are entering. Mice are notoriously adept at exploiting tiny spaces between cracks so, even a tiny crack in your foundation can provide an entry point for mice. Rats aren’t much different in …

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Ticks During Winter Months

Ticks are considered arachnids which places them in the same family as spiders. And like spiders, they can be poisonous to humans. Unlike spiders, however, ticks are classified differently based on their method of consumption. They are considered ectoparasites because they attach themselves to the exterior of a host’s body and draw nutrients from the host’s blood. Additionally, there are …

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