do it yourself pest control

Is Do It Yourself Pest Control Ever a Good Idea? (Hint: The Answer Is No!)

Is pest control DIY the best solution for you? Most homeowners avoid contacting pest control services and would rather do all the work themselves. Statistics show that 74% of homeowners nationwide prefer to perform some form of DIY pest control.  However, this is a huge risk to your property. You may not think about it, but DIY pest control methods could …

Elevate PestIs Do It Yourself Pest Control Ever a Good Idea? (Hint: The Answer Is No!)
house spiders

8 Common Types of House Spiders (and How to Get Rid of Them Fast!)

Your house can be an attractive home for spiders. They may spin a web in the corners of your ceiling because your house is warm and dry. Others may migrate to moist, dark basements and crawlspaces.  Stumbling across one in your personal space can be startling, and not just because they look scary. Some spiders can be dangerous.  So what …

Elevate Pest8 Common Types of House Spiders (and How to Get Rid of Them Fast!)
do your own pest control

3 Major Reasons You Should Never Attempt to Do Your Own Pest Control

More than 80% of homeowners have experienced pests at some point inside their home. So chances are high that if you’re a homeowner you will too. It’s tempting to want to handle the problem on your own instead of hiring professionals. But that’s always the best idea and often doesn’t end in the desired results, leaving you with a bigger mess …

Elevate Pest3 Major Reasons You Should Never Attempt to Do Your Own Pest Control
Pests

5 Common Household Pests (And How to Avoid Them)

A 2016 study found that most homes have a lot of pests living in them — more than you’d probably think. Researchers revealed that the average abode houses more than 100 different kinds of bugs.  But most of these bug species prove to be benign. They neither show themselves to us, nor do they do any harm to our health …

Elevate Pest5 Common Household Pests (And How to Avoid Them)
mosquito bites

Get Over Itch: Eliminating the Source of Itchy Mosquito Bites

Mosquitoes are one of the deadliest animals in the world according to the World Health Organization. Why? Because they are incredibly effective at carrying and spreading serious diseases. Mosquito-borne illnesses include Zika, West Nile virus Malaria Yellow fever Dengue. In the United States, West Nile Virus is the number one mosquito-transmitted disease. One in 150 infected people become very ill, even fatally. …

Elevate PestGet Over Itch: Eliminating the Source of Itchy Mosquito Bites
Bug Infestations

What Cause Bug Infestations? Your Complete Guide

Nobody wants to think that they have tiny bugs in their home, or even worse, in their bed. But the truth is that bedbugs are one of the most common home bug infestations in the world.  From the name, you can probably guess where they are most commonly found. But bedbugs, or “Cimex lectularius Linnaeus” can actually be found on any home …

Elevate PestWhat Cause Bug Infestations? Your Complete Guide
ants in the kitchen

Ants in the Kitchen: What to Do and Who to Call

Are you noticing that you have more and more ants making their way to your kitchen counters? Have you seen a few walking in a line and have a sneaking suspicion that there are others? If so, then you need to learn what to do about ants in the kitchen. Ants are one of the most resilient animals in all …

Elevate PestAnts in the Kitchen: What to Do and Who to Call
Pest Control Method

Which Is the Best Pest Control Method? 5 Ideas

Pests are a nuisance to any home. They cause all kinds of destruction, including scavenging on your leftovers, scrawling around, and even biting you. While some pests are easy to eradicate, others are annoyingly stubborn and can camp in your home against your will for too long. Well, there is no single pest control method that kills all kinds of …

Elevate PestWhich Is the Best Pest Control Method? 5 Ideas