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Best Methods To Keep Rodents And Insects Away

A rodents and insects problem is becoming the major problem amongst many people. These are the pests that are most irritated ones and come up with lots of diseases as well. People seek out best of the methods for rodent and insect control by which they can get rid of these irritating pests. Here are some of the ways, which will help in pest removal from your home:

•    Call an expert
The first important way by which this insect problem can get rid of is by calling a best control company. Pest control helps in getting rid of several pests along with rodents and insects, like bee control, scorpion treatment, pigeon control, among several others. Hiring services from experts gives a professional treatment to the house by which insects never enter the house again.

•    Apply seal points from they come in
Once you know the main path or entry from where they come in, know half of your problem is solved. Rodents come form the places that are difficult for an individual to judge, but if you notice it clearly or have an eye at what time he comes and from where then surely you can get rid of it. There are seals and rodents solids that are available in the market, you can apply those on the areas where they stay or enter your house. If the path will get stopped then there is no chance for them to enter the place.

•    Keep the food away
The other main tip that will help in getting rid of them is to keep food away from them. In most of the cases, it is found that where there is plenty of food available, there these insects arrive fastly. With this the chance of diseases also gets raised and the food also gets spoiled. The best way can be to keep the food away store in air tight containers, from which a rodent or any insect should not be able to reach.

•    Attract and trap
The most effective method is to attract and trap. With the help of traps, bait, or poison to kill insects or rodents or to get them out. This is the technique that is mostly used and has positive results as well, but do keep in mind to keep this away form children and store it away from reach of the children.

Avoid Bringing Bed Bugs Home With You

When planning a summer vacation, you’re probably concerned with what you’re going to bring with you on your holiday. But there’s one important thing you should plan to not bring back: bed bugs. That’s right- these tiny nuisances are still infesting hotels and tourist destinations around the country. And if you’re not vigilant, they could wind up tagging along on your whole trip. To help you avoid bringing bed bugs home as holiday souvenirs, Arizona Best Choice Pest Control of Scottsdale has a few professional tips:

 

  • Before leaving, check the Bed Bug Registry online to see if your hotel has had a recent infestation.
  • Pack clothing in large, sealable bags. This way, if bed bugs or eggs get onto your luggage, your clothing is protected.
  • At the hotel, keep your belongings outside while you check the room for signs of bed bugs: small blood spots on mattress/linens; beige-colored, shed bug skins; visible bed bugs. With a flashlight, inspect nightstands, baseboards, carpet edges, sockets, and upholstered furniture.
  • Once you’ve assured it’s bug-free, continue to store your clothing in bags and keep your luggage up off of the floor.
  • Back at home, thoroughly inspect luggage, wash all clothing immediately in hot water and warm-air dry. Vacuum suitcases inside and out before storing.
  • Continue inspecting your home for a few weeks after your vacation: if you suspect bed bugs, call an Arizona residential pest control specialist.

Keep in mind that bed bugs can also be found on airplanes and other forms of public transportation. But if you follow these tips, you’ll likely be able to avoid unwanted tag-alongs wherever you go. If you suspect an infestation at your home or business, call the Arizona home sealing specialists at AZ Best Choice. From bed bug control programs to termite inspection and more, we offer the most comprehensive Arizona residential pest control in town. For more information on home sealing and pest control in Scottsdale, contact us online.

Physical Signs of a Termite Infestation: Part 2

In part 1 of our series on the physical signs of a termite infestation, we examined on of the most obvious signs of termite infestation: tunnels. In part 2, we will examine two slightly less obvious signs termite infestation.

Arizona’s Best Choice Pest & Termite Services has been providing protection for Arizona home and business owners against Arizona Termites for over 15 years.  Subterranean Termites or Drywood Termites, we are your home town solution.

  • Pellets

Drywood termites infest homes and business in other ways.  Unlike Subterranean termites, Drywood termites fly in and colonize inside the home.  They enter homes through gaps in eaves, cracked or peeling paint, door frames, and window frames.

Drywood termites are good house keepers.  After eating wood inside a wall, the create kick holes or exit holes in the wall.  They can then, start cleaning house, and kicking the fecal pellets out of the hollow galleries.

  • The presence of “swarmers”

The second red flag that termites are infesting is the presence of winged swarmers: these are winged termites that are produced when the colony has multiplied extensively. Their job is to find new nesting places where they can set up satellite colonies. March and April are big months for swarmers, but a warm autumn also works. They are often mistaken for flying ants, but don’t take any chances: if you see something that looks like a swarmer call for a termite home inspection right away.

Termites breed in thousands and have a highly organized and efficient colony structure. When you spot any of these signs don’t hesitate to call the termite control experts at Arizona’s Best Choice for an inspection. We provide custom termite treatments in AZ that suit each situation’s unique termite control needs. Our professionally trained staff knows how to eliminate Arizona termites for good, and provides every customer with a warranty to back up our services. If it’s time for a termite inspection, visit us online to find the location closest to you

When you spot any of these signs don’t hesitate to call the termite control experts at Arizona’s Best Choice for an inspection.

Physical Signs of a Termite Infestation: Part 1

Got Termites?  Not Sure?

In Arizona, every home or business should be inspected at least once a year, regardless of age of home, or history.  When termites decide to invade, they can be very tough to stop: not only are they crafty and persistent, but they’re virtually invisible right up until the damage is done.  Taking proactive measures with a termite home inspection is a great way to prevent costly repairs and restoration. However, if you suspect the damage is already underway, this article will help you recognize the tell-tale signs of termite infestations.

An experienced termite inspector will not only be able to alert you of a possible termite concern, but can also identify conditions conducive to a termite infestation and provide advice for correcting these conditions.

Arizona’s Best Choice Pest & Termite Services has been providing protection for Arizona home and business owners against Arizona Termites for over 15 years.  Subterranean Termites or Drywood Termites, we are your home town solution.

Tunnels

These are a sure sign of termite presence. Sometimes, the evidence is obvious, such as a noticeable mud tunnel on an exterior foundation of walls, or hanging out of an interior wall or ceiling.  However, sometimes the evidence can be inconspicuous, such as a spec of dirt on the wall that after it is scraped away reveals a hole in the drywall, or a bubble in the paint of an interior baseboard or door frame.  Subterranean termite tunnels can be rough in appearance, tubular, and built in an irregular pattern. Subterranean mud tunnels may also contain fecal matter- a health hazard that warrants the need for an immediate termite inspection.

Subterranean termite colonies live underground, and gain entry into homes along exterior foundation walls, interior cracks, or plumbing entry points.  Our trained termite staff provide years of experience it handling Arizona Termites and their entry points.

Termites breed in thousands and have a highly organized and efficient colony structure. In part 2 of this series we will review how to identify additional signs of a termite infestation.  At Arizona’s Best Choice, we provide custom termite treatments in AZ that suit each situation’s unique termite control needs. Our professionally trained staff knows how to eliminate Arizona termites for good, and provides every customer with a warranty to back up our services. If it’s time for a termite inspection, contact us online to find the location closest to you.