Getting Rid of Mice for Good: How to Handle Lingering Pests When You’ve Tried Everything Else

Mice might be cute little critters, but the fact is, many diseases can be directly transmitted by rodents. So if you have some tiny roommates in your home, you might want to get them out pronto. Maybe you’ve already tried your hand at it, but no matter what you do, it seems like they keep coming back. If you’re at your …

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How To Set Effective Traps For Mice

Mice are a lot smarter than humans give them credit for. They fear the Greeks, especially those bearing gifts. In this metaphor, humans are the Greeks and mice are the Trojans. A considerable amount of knowledge and strategy goes into keeping rodent populations at bay. In this article, we’ll discuss some basic mouse traps and how they work to control …

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Rodent Control vs Rodent Extermination

You’ve likely heard the term “exterminator” used on television or in movies to portray what we call “pest control”. While most folks associate the term exterminator with bugs, most pest control specialists also provide services to deal with rodents. While the terms pest control specialist and exterminator are used synonymously, there are some situations where clients aren’t necessarily comfortable with …

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Pointe Pest Control Scholarship Recipient

Pointe is thrilled to announce another scholarship recipient has been awarded money to help pay for their college education. Matthew Guarini produced an incredible video which earned him the scholarship. He is an active member of his community, volunteering monthly for his local food pantry.  Matthew also finds time to be involved in his school.  We are proud to have …

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‘Tis the Season… For Bed Bugs

The holidays are nearly upon us. While for most people this means turkey dinners, football, and the bustling sprawl of Christmas shopping, for pest control experts, it means one thing: Bed bugs. You might be thinking to yourself, “Well that’s not a very festive thing to think about during the season of joy,” and you’d be right to think that. …

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Cold Weather Pest Problems

Most folks operate under the assumption that pest problems are something that happens in the warm weather months of the year. While it’s true that some pests take the winter off, there are certainly others that don’t. For pest control specialists, that means paying special attention to the interior of properties and not worrying so much about the exterior. Much …

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Social Pests

Social pests present unique challenges for homeowners. They think and act as a collective, build nests together, and are very difficult to get rid of. This is because you can kill a number of them without harming the colony itself. Here, we’ll take a look at some social pests and how Pointe Pest Control manages them. Termites   Termites have …

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Danger Of Cockroaches

Cockroaches are well known for liking to live in places that are filthy. However, they can even make places that are clean into a health hazard. Once they’re there, they can be nearly impossible to get rid of. You’ve heard the old saying about cockroaches being able to survive a global nuclear war. That’s because the grotesque villains are remarkably …

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