Ants Could Be Inside Your Home & Outside in Your Yard!

Insects are no stranger to the residents of Virginia. Coming across a pesky fly, a grotesque cockroach, and an annoying ant is common place, along with a plethora of other such bugs. Every insect has multiple species and some of these species are more common to the area. Ants for example, have nearly 1,000 different ants in the United States alone. But today, we at Eagle Pest Services would like to shine the spotlight on the most common species of ants scurrying the surfaces of your home.

Colors Attract & Repel Birds, Bugs, Spiders & Other Pests

What color is the exterior of your home? Did you know that particular colors of clothes, paint and plants can attract or repel pests? Color plays a role in what entices and repels particular pests and wildlife but that is not all. Pests are also looking for shelter and food to eat. These factors can all contribute to a potential pest infestation but fortunately there are things you can do to help prevent them. Knowledge is a big part in how to handle your pest control needs. The colors that attract and repel certain pests and wildlife are different.

7 Steps for a Successful Pest Management Program For Food Handling Facilities

In a food processing environment, a high quality pest control program is of the utmost importance. Pests found in your food products can negatively affect your business’s image and even lead to the closing of your establishment. However, as important as it is to be effective, you must also be careful not to contaminate the food products during processing. That is why it is important to apply the principles of the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) which is one of the more effective pest management procedures developed for food processing facilities. Eagle Pest Services will share this IPM pest management and the seven basic steps toward a pest free environment.

Facts That You Didn’t Know About Termites

Termites are a very destructive pest that cause damage to many homes every year. The damage can easily go undetected for a long time because they live inside the walls of your home. They are quiet and will work day and night chewing through the wood beams that make up the frame of your home. When the structure of your home is compromised the home can become unstable becoming a hazard to those that live inside. It can require a serious amount of repairs that will need to be done and that can be pricey. If you even suspect you have a termite infestation under your roof, you need to be sure that you contact a professional that offer expert termite inspections and has the ability to treat the problem as well.