Old Towne Termite and Pest Control

May
22

DIY Pest Control Methods and When to Call in the Professionals


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Pest control is a crucial aspect of maintaining a healthy and safe home environment. Unwanted pests, from insects to rodents, can pose significant health risks and cause substantial damage to your property. Therefore, it's essential to have effective strategies in place to manage these unwelcome intruders.


In this discussion, we delve into the realm of do-it-yourself (DIY) pest control methods. These techniques can be cost-effective and convenient, allowing homeowners to take immediate action against minor infestations. However, it's important to understand that while these methods can be beneficial, they also come with potential risks. Improper use of pest control products or handling of p...


May
15

Understanding the Importance of Regular Pest Control



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Regular pest control is an essential practice for maintaining a safe and healthy living or working environment. It is not merely about eliminating visible pests, but about preventing their infestations and the potentially severe damages they can cause. In this article, we will explore why ongoing pest management is critical, the risks of neglecting pest control, and how it benefits both residential and commercial properties.




The Necessity of Pest Control


Pests like rodents, termites, and cockroaches can pose significant threats to our health and safety. They are carriers of various diseases and can contaminate food sources, thus posing health risks to humans. Moreover, pests such as termites c...


May
08

Rising Pest Populations Across the U.S. this Spring & Summer Due to Erratic Weather Patterns


The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has unveiled its Spring & Summer 2024 Bug Barometer® for the continental U.S., which forecasts increased activity from pests like ticks, mosquitoes, and ants due to erratic winter weather and an anticipated warm spring.


Dr. Jim Fredericks, NPMA's Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, noted, "The U.S. has encountered diverse weather patterns this year, including substantial snowfall, major flooding, and unexpected warmth in certain areas. Such conditions, along with the forecasted warm temperatures and upcoming rainfall, are ideal for pest population growth."


According to the NPMA's Bug Barometer®, different U.S. regions can expect vary...


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