Helpful tips and information about pest control & removal

How to Prevent Rodents From Moving In

Rats and mice are pretty similar to humans—they are mammals, omnivores, and are looking for places that provide food, water, and shelter, just like us.

What To Do If You Think You Have Pests in Your Attic

Out of sight, often out of mind, but always critical to your home’s well being, your attic is uniquely vulnerable to a wide variety of household pests. The combination of stable conditions, readily-available hiding places, and low foot traffic add up to make your attic an ideal place for unwanted critters to hide. Letting them stay though simply isn’t an option so keep reading and learn what to do about pests in your attic!

Is Professional Pest Control Worth It?

Having to deal with a pest control company has a reputation for being an expensive pain. And sadly, if you don’t have the right provider, that can be the case. But is professional pest control really worth it, or is it just something that companies like us tell you that you need? Let’s find out!

How to Clean After a Pest Infestation

Getting pests out of your house is a huge step, but the work of cleaning up in the aftermath is still standing between you and your peace of mind. The best cleaning method will depend on what pests you’ve recently eradicated from your home, but here are some helpful tips that might provide a jumping-off point for finishing the job.

How to Get Rid of Grasshoppers

Widespread, destructive, and particularly unpleasant, grasshoppers can seem like an insurmountable challenge once they’re established around your home. In reality though, you’re far from powerless to fight back, so keep reading to learn more!

How to Get Rid of Earwigs in Your Home

Earwigs are common household pests surrounded by urban legends and misunderstandings, though few if any of which are rooted in reality. So let’s take a few minutes to get to know them!

Do I Need Termite Prevention When Buying a House?

In most cases, termite prevention could be the difference between a solid home that appreciates in value over time and losing thousands of dollars to termite damage and repairs. In fact, U.S. homeowners dole out an average of $5 billion a year due to termite damage.

Norway Rat: Identification and Treatment

The Norway rat can damage your home and electrical wiring. They also carry dangerous diseases. Protect your family and home with these simple tips and tricks

Types of Termites in Maryland

Termites can cause tens of thousands of dollars of damage to your MD or VA home if an infestation isn’t controlled properly. Identify termites and prevent damage

What Are Cicadas?

Cicadas made their appearance in 2021. Wondering why they aren’t around this year? Be enlightened by reading this blog

Can My Dog Get Lyme Disease?

Yes, your precious pup can get Lyme disease from ticks. Our animal-loving pest experts have 5 tips to share to help protect your furry friend.

7 Common Fall Pests in Maryland

7 most common pests during the fall months in Maryland and Northern VA. It’s a myth that pests go away in the fall season just because it’s cooler outside. Protect your home with these tips


Did you know that silverfish might be an indication of moisture in your home? Considering they live approx 8 years, you might want to learn more about these pesky pests.

A Guide to Ticks in Maryland

When tick season is in full-swing, so is the risk of tick-borne illness. Protect yourself this tick season by following these simple tips and tricks

How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes

10 tips to keep mosquitoes out of your yard. Feed your guests, not the mosquitoes. It’s time to take back your yard!

Are Salamanders Dangerous?

5 most FAQ questions about salamanders. Plus, 3 tips to get rid of salamanders in your MD or Northern VA home

Do Carpenter Bees Sting?

Once a carpenter bee tunnels a hole in the side of your home, your home is susceptible to invasions from other pests and structural damage too.

House & Horse Flies in Maryland

Shew fly, don’t bother me! House flies are annoying and carry diseases that can be harmful. Prevent these pests by following these simple tips and tricks


House crickets are omnivorous scavengers that feed on almost anything, and can destroy both vegetable gardens and clothing. Prevent and protect your home from crickets

Do Boxelder Bugs Bite?

Boxelder bugs are harmless but no MD or Northern VA homeowners want them as a guest! Learn how to get rid of boxelder bugs and prevent them from coming back