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10 Common Household Pests

Utah’s cold winters may discourage all but the toughest, most resistant pests. But household pests will still invade your home searching for shelter, water, and exposed food. Here are common household pests that just might be living under the same roof as you:

Spiders—Learn to identify the four most common types in your area:

Hobo—If you’re bitten by the hobo spider, your wound may…

How to Tell if You Have a Termite Problem

Figuring out if you have termites in your home is a time-sensitive issue. Why? Because in order to avoid excessive damage, you’ll want to take care of these pests as quickly as possible. And lucky for you there are several signs that will let you know pretty quickly if you have a termite problem.

Here are some sure signs that you’ve got termites in your home:

Termites flying near light…

How to Keep Pests Away From Your Summer Barbecue

Few things in life are as rewarding as a summer barbecue. Everybody enjoys relaxing outside with friends and family while enjoying fresh air, delicious food, and good company. There’s not much that could disrupt a peaceful summer evening like this, but then again barbecues involve a lot of food that can attract not only your friends and family, but also insects. Nobody likes it when the bugs…

Holy Mole-Y: How Moles Can Quickly Turn Your Yard Into a Hole-Filled Disaster

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There are a number of different pests that can cause damage to your property, and moles are among the most common vermin that homeowners encounter. Moles are small mammals with short, stubby limbs and smooth, velvety fur that live underground. They have adapted special blood proteins that allow them to survive in the low-oxygen conditions found under the earth, and they are capab…

Did You Know? A Quick Look at How Cockroaches Can Cause Allergies

When you think of the things that can trigger an allergic reaction, the items that often come to mind are the usual suspects: dust, plant pollens, pet dander, and stinging insects. Did you know that cockroaches can also cause allergic reactions? Here’s a quick look at how cockroaches can cause allergies, and what you can do to avoid or treat cockroach allergies.
What Is the “Cockroac…

Waking Up Itchy? Four Signs That Bed Bugs Have Adopted Your Bed As Their New Home

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Bed bugs have become a growing problem in the United States in the last few years for many reasons, such as an increase in the country’s population as well as the free exchange of tainted or compromised goods through social networking sites or sites that enable you to swap objects with other users, such as the KSL classifieds.

Also, due to the recent economic slowdown, people are looking to…

Winter’s Coming – A Look at Winter Pests That Might Head Indoors to Avoid Utah’s Chilly Outdoors

utah winter pests

October has arrived, and with overnight temperatures already below freezing, winter in Utah is on its way. Snowstorms are expected to hit very soon, and that means a whole host of outdoor vermin will be finding ways to escape the cold weather. Here are just a few common Utah pests that will be trying to enter your home this winter.
Household Basement Dwellers: Mice, Rats and Voles
Mice and rats…

Rodent Infestations: Five Tips for Stopping One Before It Starts

Although they are more common in winter, rodent infestations can happen at any time of year. Utah Pest Control experts know that once mice or rats find their way into your home, they breed very quickly, making it difficult to get rid of them. That’s why it is important to prevent a rodent infestation at all costs. Here are five ways that you can stop a rodent infestation before it…

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