Posts filed under: Going Green

How to Choose a Pest Control Company

With so many exterminators to choose from, it can be overwhelming for a business or homeowner to determine which company is the best option. Here are a few things to look for when considering which pest control company is right […]

Continue Reading →

How Insulating Your Attic This Winter Can Save You Money ALL YEAR

The majority of homes we inspect do not have adequate insulation in the attic. Most often, when homes are constructed, contractors will install the minimum amount of insulation required. While minimal insulation is better than no insulation, having the proper […]

Continue Reading →

Spiders in Your House? Ask the Mouse.

Spider season is upon us! Chances are, you’ve seen a couple of these creepy crawlers in and around your home lately. While most of the common house spiders don’t pose any real threat to you and your family, they’re still […]

Continue Reading →

Where Are All of These Roaches Coming From?

Roaches are often a source of confusion for a lot of homeowners. Where are they coming from? Why do I have them? Does it mean my house isn’t clean? How do I get rid of them and how do I […]

Continue Reading →

6 Ways to Keep Snakes Away From Your Home

The weather is warm and the snakes are out. Here are 6 ways that you can reduce your risk of a snake encounter, and keep snakes away from your home. 1. Use a snake repellant Some home remedies like moth balls […]

Continue Reading →

10 Ways to Get Rid of Pests

In addition to routine, professional pest control, here are 10 ways you can get rid of bugs. 1. Go around the exterior of your home and seal up any areas where insects could enter your home.  Check around windows, doors, plumbing entrances, fan vents, […]

Continue Reading →

Green Living – Part 2: Termite Control

In Green Living – Part 1, we talked about Green Pest Control. In addition to controlling pests with non-toxic products and application methods like IPM, innovative pest control companies also offer green termite control options. So how do eco-friendly termite treatments work, and how […]

Continue Reading →

Green Living – Part 1: Pest Control

How Green Is Your Pest Control? With the shift towards environmental awareness in recent years, most pest control companies are doing their part by offering alternatives to traditional pest control applications. This can mean targeted product usage, Integrated Pest Management […]

Continue Reading →

How to Keep Your Home Warm This Winter

The solution: INSULATION. Insulation can have a major impact on your home’s temperature. The benefits don’t stop there, though. Proper attic insulation translates into lower utility bills (savings up to 30% or more!), energy conservation, and a break for your HVAC system…which […]

Continue Reading →

What If Mosquitoes Were Extinct?

What If Mosquitoes Were Annihilated? A recent video on Yahoo! News asked the question, “What If Mosquitoes were Annihilated?”.  The video reminds us that mosquitoes, although tiny, have a HUGE impact on humans.  Mosquitoes are the deadliest animal killing more […]

Continue Reading →