Tips For Keeping Pests Out Of Your Garden Pond

Installing a pond in your garden can be a lovely addition that enhances your outdoor space. Ponds are not that different from any other water feature; all require routine maintenance. For instance, dead leaves that fall into the water should be removed to prevent them...

Avoiding Bed Bugs While Traveling

Bed bugs are known as the great hitchhikers of the animal world. They love to move from one location to another on people’s luggage, clothing, and bedding. This makes traveling an especially problematic activity if you are trying to avoid bed bugs. Luckily, there are...
Mosquito Prevention Measures

Mosquito Prevention Measures

Summer nights mean mosquitoes in the Boise area and throughout the United States. Sure, mosquitoes are annoying, and bites can be painful, but mosquitoes can also be much more dangerous than you might think. Mosquitoes are actually the deadliest animals on Earth....
Repelling Ticks with Permethrin Treated Clothing

Repelling Ticks with Permethrin Treated Clothing

Summer is tick season throughout the country and right here in the Boise area. Ticks are dangerous insects that are responsible for sickening hundreds of thousands of people every year. Ticks spread diseases like STARI, Tularemia, Lyme disease, and Rocky Mountain...
The Best Ways to Catch Mice

The Best Ways to Catch Mice

When you find a mouse in your house, the first thing most people do (after recovering from the shock!) is head straight for the mouse traps. Over the course of a hundred years, the basic mouse trap hasn’t changed much because they are inexpensive and do the job well....
Q&A: Cockroaches and Asthma

Q&A: Cockroaches and Asthma

It is believed that cockroaches have been around for 200 million years and date back to the time of the dinosaurs. Today cockroaches live all over the world and can survive in some of the most inhospitable climates and situations. To put it mildly, cockroaches are...