how to get rid of ants in your kitchen

The Ultimate Guide on How to Get Rid of Ants in Your Kitchen

The unfortunate truth is that if you see one ant in your home, it’s not likely they’re alone. Ants travel in groups, and one ant often means that there will be hundreds if not thousands more.  These pests are not the kind of house guests you’ll want to have in your home for long. They can get into everything and …

Pointe PestThe Ultimate Guide on How to Get Rid of Ants in Your Kitchen
mouse infestation signs

Is There a Mouse in My House?: 5 Mouse Infestation Signs That You Should Never Ignore

You do a lot to keep unwanted pests and bugs outside your home. But if there is one animal that seems adept at sneaking past a home’s defenses, it’s the common mouse. Mice infestations affect almost a third of all American homes. Mice can easily wreak havoc on your home if they aren’t taken care of quickly. The sooner you …

Pointe PestIs There a Mouse in My House?: 5 Mouse Infestation Signs That You Should Never Ignore
termite infestation

The Potential Dangers of a Termite Infestation

When people think of infestations, they think of cockroaches and ants. Those are important pests to consider.  But you should also consider termites. Termites cause five billion dollars in damages every year. Some species can eat for 24 hours a day, seven days a week, causing incredible damage.  Termite damage is significant. They don’t just leave unseemly droppings on your …

Pointe PestThe Potential Dangers of a Termite Infestation
norway rat vs roof rat

Norway Rat vs Roof Rat: How to Spot the Difference

Did you know that there are over 64 types of rats and millions can be present in just 1 city? While most of them are happy to live out in the wild, away from human contact, others like to move in as an unwanted roommate. Two of the pesky rodents you should watch out for are the Norway rat and …

Pointe PestNorway Rat vs Roof Rat: How to Spot the Difference
bee vs wasp vs hornet

Bee vs Wasp vs Hornet: How to Spot the Difference

There are over 4,000 species of bees that are native to the US, but what about wasps or hornets? While bees are relatively common, wasps and hornets can show up in or around American homes as well. A sting by any of the three can be painful and swollen, but if you have an allergy, knowing which is which makes …

Pointe PestBee vs Wasp vs Hornet: How to Spot the Difference
how to get rid of termites

How to Get Rid of Termites: The Facts You Need to Know

You’re relaxing in your living room when you notice something odd in the corner of the room. A small pile of dust and crumbling wood litter the area where the wall and the wood floor meet. Upon closer inspection, you notice small maze-like patterns and more small piles throughout your house. Your stomach drops as you realize you have a termite …

Pointe PestHow to Get Rid of Termites: The Facts You Need to Know
german cockroach vs american cockroach

German Cockroach vs American Cockroach: What’s the Difference?

Get ready for facts to make your skin crawl–there are more than 4,000 different kinds of cockroaches.  Although most species of cockroaches live in the wild, two common types that you may find in your home are the German cockroach and the American cockroach. Knowing the difference between the two can help you when it comes to pest control and prevention. …

Pointe PestGerman Cockroach vs American Cockroach: What’s the Difference?
spiders in delaware

Top 7 Facts to Know About Spiders in Delaware and How to Handle Them

Roommates are nice… but not when they refuse to pay rent and have eight legs.  Finding a spider in your house can be a scary experience, but there’s no reason to panic. Most spiders in Delaware won’t hurt you, and with the right help, they aren’t hard to get rid of.  We’ve put together this guide to show you what …

Pointe PestTop 7 Facts to Know About Spiders in Delaware and How to Handle Them