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How to Get Rid of Flying Termites for Dallas Homeowners

How to Get Rid of Flying Termites for Dallas Homeowners

If you notice flying termites around your doors, windows, and deck, it’s time to worry. Flying termites eventually become colonies of termites. If they’re flying around your home, they’ll likely move into it. Fortunately, the expert termite control team at Romney Pest...

How To Keep Flies Out of Your Lewisville Home

How To Keep Flies Out of Your Lewisville Home

Anyone who has come across a fly knows that they’re a nuisance. Their buzz sets one's nerves on edge, they’re unsightly, and they’re a health hazard: flies lay eggs in your food, making it unsafe for consumption, and their feeding process involves regurgitating onto...

Using Boric Acid To Control Fire Ants in Dallas

Using Boric Acid To Control Fire Ants in Dallas

All ants are a pain, but fire ants inflict biting stings that make them a more severe problem. Unfortunately, it's something Dallas residents are all too aware of. If you have a fire ant issue, you likely found out from experiencing their painful bites and want to get...

What Do Termites Look Like in Forney

What Do Termites Look Like in Forney

As a Forney resident, your home or business is at risk of termite damage that can easily total thousands of dollars. The tiny wood-eaters compromise the structural integrity of any building they infest. On top of this, termites often go unnoticed because people aren’t...

How to Keep Drywood Termites Out of Your Houston Home

How to Keep Drywood Termites Out of Your Houston Home

Drywood termites may only cause about 10 percent of termite problems in the United States, but they still contribute to the nearly 600,000 American homes that deal with the wood-eating insects.  These termites can make their way into your home through small...

Tips to Keep Mosquitoes Off of Your Forney Property

Tips to Keep Mosquitoes Off of Your Forney Property

With the return of warmer weather and longer days in Forney, Texas, residents can expect summer and mosquitoes. These pests spread various diseases, including the Zikka virus, Dengue fever, and Malaria. Mosquitoes also cause itchy bites.  Mosquito control is key...

The Most Common Ants in Dallas

The Most Common Ants in Dallas

Ants are one of the most common pests in Dallas. They can enter homes through tiny cracks in foundations, siding, and screens to find food, water, and shelter. When they enter homes, they congregate near food and water. You might see them in your kitchen, living...

Guide to Preventing Bed Bugs in Lewisville

Guide to Preventing Bed Bugs in Lewisville

Unfortunately, no homes or office buildings are safe from bed bugs–not even clean ones! Bed bugs are attracted to carbon dioxide, sweat, and blood. They can also jump on your clothing, shoes, and backpack or bag on a simple walk through the park and get transported...

When Is Ant Season in Dallas?

When Is Ant Season in Dallas?

The city of Dallas often experiences warm weather, which ants thrive in. Active ant season occurs in spring, summer, and fall. Many ants hibernate or die off in the winter. During the active ant season in Dallas, ants search for food, water, and shelter. Dallas homes...

5 Tips to Keep Scorpions Out of Your Fort Worth Home

5 Tips to Keep Scorpions Out of Your Fort Worth Home

Scorpions are perhaps one of the creepiest creatures on Earth. They belong to the Scorpionoidea family and have eight legs, an elongated body, and a set of pincers. The most distinctive feature of a scorpion is its curved tail with a sharp stinger at its tip....

Keeping Fleas and Ticks Out of Your Lewisville Lawn

Keeping Fleas and Ticks Out of Your Lewisville Lawn

Fleas and ticks are tiny parasites that feed on blood. They are small and often hard to spot but can cause significant harm to humans and pets. Though they ingest only tiny amounts of blood, fleas and ticks are dangerous pests that can spread various blood-borne...

Here’s How Termites Enter Your Forney Home Undetected

Here’s How Termites Enter Your Forney Home Undetected

Termites are a wildly invasive and destructive species, causing billions of dollars of damage a year. To better understand how termites might enter your Forney home undetected, let’s learn about why termites enter your home in the first place.  Why Do Termites Enter...

How To Tell if the Spiders in Your Houston Home Are Dangerous

How To Tell if the Spiders in Your Houston Home Are Dangerous

There are over 45,000 different types of spiders worldwide. Seeing a spider in your home can be frightening—especially if you don’t know whether it’s dangerous. It’s wise to be careful with these arachnids, even if you don’t have arachnophobia, since their venom can...

When Do Termites Swarm in San Antonio

When Do Termites Swarm in San Antonio

Termites are silent destroyers that can cause irreparable damage to residential and commercial buildings. According to entomologists at Texas A&M, they cause more than $2 billion of damage annually. The pests go undetected for long periods, only spotted when the...

How to Keep American Cockroaches Out of Your Houston Home

How to Keep American Cockroaches Out of Your Houston Home

If you spot a cockroach crawling around your kitchen or scurrying to a hiding spot in a cabinet when you flip on the lights, it probably isn’t alone. Seeing cockroaches isn’t the only sign that you could have an infestation in your home. Roaches leave droppings, egg...

What Attracts Ants to Dallas Businesses & How to Handle Them

What Attracts Ants to Dallas Businesses & How to Handle Them

Animals and insects are essential to the environment, and ants are no exception. Ants help aerate the soil, decompose organic matter, and keep our environment clean. Ant invasions in your office are not a welcome sight. As the weather gets warmer, ants ramp up their...

Most Common Rats in Lewisville, TX

Most Common Rats in Lewisville, TX

Rat invasions are one of the most common rodent problems home and business owners face in Northern Texas. Rodents are a nuisance, destroy property, and pose a significant health risk.  Eliminating these highly adaptable creatures can be challenging without using...

Problems Caused by Cockroaches for Dallas Homeowners

Problems Caused by Cockroaches for Dallas Homeowners

Cockroaches are one of the most common pests that infest homes, which is a serious problem for you and your family. Cockroaches spend a lot of time in filthy places like sewers, dumpsters, trash bins, and carcasses. They may carry dangerous pathogens as they invade...

How to Tell If You Have Termites in Your Forney Home

How to Tell If You Have Termites in Your Forney Home

Termites are sometimes called “silent destroyers” because they can cause severe damage to your home while remaining unseen. Each year about 600,000 homes deal with termite damage. It is estimated that termites cause over $5 billion in property damage in the United...

How to Avoid Mice in Your San Antonio Home

How to Avoid Mice in Your San Antonio Home

Mice are some of the most common pests that find their way into our homes, and their presence is a source of stress for many homeowners. From disease to property damage, these invaders bring nothing but trouble.  It is essential to act swiftly and find ways to...

How Do You Kill Mice Without Them Smelling?

How Do You Kill Mice Without Them Smelling?

If mice die in your home, you’ll notice a dreadful, rotten smell. They may die in your walls, attics, basements, and other hidden areas. Unfortunately, the longer you neglect the dead mice, the worse the odor will get. Dead mice also attract other rodents and pests...

How Long Can Mice Go Without Water or Food?

How Long Can Mice Go Without Water or Food?

If you’ve got mice in your home, you have several elimination options. You can use baited traps, electronic deterrents, mousetraps, and all-natural solutions. However, before undertaking any elimination tools, the first step is to remove their food and water sources. ...

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