Tag Archives: DIY home pest inspection

How to Treat and Inspect for Crickets in Your Home

Crickets are part of the family Orhtoptera which also includes grasshoppers and katydids. Crickets have folded wings around their body, and the sounds they make are used as a defense mechanism and to attract the opposite sex. The sounds can also cause of great anxiety if we cannot locate the pest that is causing them. […]

When to DIY Your Pest Control or Should You call A Pro

When to DIY Your Pest Control or Should You call A Pro The decision to call a professional to handle pests is not always a necessity. In some situations, it may be possible to evaluate and control the situation personally. Unfortunately, there are times when it is important to bring in a professional. Recognizing when […]

DIY Pest Control: Why it is something to think about!

The technology and equipment around pest control have improved so much that almost every pest problem is a DIY project. There are a lot of reasons why homeowners should consider DIY pest control projects over hiring a professional. The following considerations outline the process for dealing with a pest invasion.

Inspect for Termites Like the Pro's!

Termites can cause thousands of dollars of damage to one of our most precious investments, our homes. They can silently invade and expand while the home owner is unaware. One of the best things that the DIY Pest Controller can do is a thorough home inspection. In this article, we will review termite home inspection tips of the professional pest controller.
If you see swarming termites, that is a pretty clear indication that you have a termite problem, but it is important not to wait until you see swarms to act. There are areas that should be inspected every six months to ensure that termites have not moved into your home.