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How Ants Invade Sacramento Lawns During the Summertime       

August 16, 2019

There’s nothing quite as frustrating as a rude and uninvited guest, especially the kind that eats all your food, crawls all over your counters, and sometimes leaves you with a nasty bite or three. No, it’s not that extended family member that comes to visit every once in a blue moon. The humble ant may not look much like a menace, but their strength in numbers and reliance on your kitchen’s food can qui... Read More

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What's Attracting Wasps to My Sacramento Home? 

July 17, 2019

Generally, when something has the ability to hurt you, you’ll remove the harmful object, if possible. For instance, no one would intentionally leave boards with nails sticking up out of them lying around in their yard. Leaving wasps nests alone on your property can be just as bad.... Read More

a young hound dog scratching at his fleas in the sunny backyard on a sacramento property one summers day

Why Summer Flea Prevention Matters For Sacramento Residents

June 17, 2019

Despite their small size, fleas are a big concern for homeowners and pet parents in Sacramento and Roseville. While they are less than 1/8 of an inch long, fleas can carry diseases and make life unpleasant for you and your pets. Anyone who’s been bitten by fleas knows how irritating and itchy their bites can be.  ... Read More

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How To Ant-Proof Your Sacramento Home For The Summer

April 15, 2019

Several types of warm-weather pests hide during the winter only to become active pests once more as soon as the temperatures rise again. Ants are one of those warm-weather pests that many Sacramento residents are familiar with, as we deal with them year after year after year. After hiding away during winter, ant colonies are eager to make their way out into the warm ... Read More

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Time To Take Action Against Wasps In Sacramento

March 18, 2019

As spring approaches, it’s time to take action against wasps in the Sacramento area. Mud daubers, paper wasps, and many other stinging insects can become a problem as early as late March but are particularly troublesome April through October. If you take preventative steps now before they start building their nests, you will have less of a problem to deal with in late summer.... Read More

rodent in sacramento home

How You Can Prevent Rodents From Getting Into Your Home

February 20, 2019

Rodents can be a problem during any part of the year. But many of us think of them as a winter pest, but that’s simply not the case. As spring approaches, you’ll still want to take preventative action and avoid common mistakes to keep rodents out of your home.... Read More

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How To Keep Cat Fleas Out Of Your Sacramento Yard

January 16, 2019

If you think the cooler weather means you're safe from fleas, think again! Despite their size, cat fleas are hardy pests. They have a hard shell that protects them from being squished and, if they have a warm-bodied host, they can easily survive cold weather.... Read More

a rodent on the patio of a sacramento home

How Rodents Get Inside Sacramento Homes

December 28, 2018

It’s here, the dreaded moment when you realize you have a rodent infestation. It’s hard to be sure which is worse, seeing the creature scurry by as you turn on the light or all the droppings they leave behind everywhere they go. Realizing you have a rodent infestation is not fun. It can also make you question how they entered your house in the first place. Let’s take a look at some factors that attract rodents to homes in Sac... Read More

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Why Sacramento Homeowners Should Consider Year-Round Pest Control

November 28, 2018

While some people chose to do home care themselves, many outsource the job to more qualified professionals. Pest control is no different except, with this task, few people have the same passion for it as professionals. Unlike with bad landscaping, the consequences of bad pest control carry a little more weight than a poor neighborhood image.... Read More

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