Mankind has been living with bugs since the dawn of time. If you close your eyes, one can almost see it: Primitive man living in a cave, chewing on his mastodon bone being plagued by a buzzing fly while watching TV. From primitive man to the modern American man,... read more
Remember when your mom used to lick her thumb and wash your face with her germs which made no sense because that little bit of dirt couldn’t have been nearly as bad as someone else’s spit on you? Did you know there’s something worse than that? Let me traumatize... read more
When I was a child, I remember one day my family sitting down to watch Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan. I was young, and what I saw scarred me for the rest of my life. If you haven’t seen the movie, or are too embarrassed to admit you watched a Star Trek movie,... read more
“I think I’m allergic to my new puppy.” Says my friend. “Every time I pick her up my arms itch afterwards and get little red bumps.” It seemed as thought the puppy also had dry skin or an allergy problem, because she had red bumps on her belly and would scratched and... read more
Perhaps the warm weather makes you think of barbecuing in your back yard, friends, and neighbors coming over for fun times, or kids playing in the yard. However, fun moments like this can quickly be ruined if a flying stinging insect comes to crash the party. If your... read more
Today we’re going to talk about that disgusting place. You know, the one that’s dark, damp, and reeks of mildew and dirt…no, not your son’s high school locker! Your crawl space! Most homes in residential areas have one. The access may be inside the home, perhaps in a... read more
The spring season in Boise is a colorful time of year, full of bright shades of various pigments. You may have noticed small reddish bugs crawling along your sunny window sills, or seen them crawling up walls on a sunny day. Those are clover mites, and as the name... read more
Spring is a wonderful time of year: a time of increasing warmth, blooming flowers, and picnics. As if spring was ‘too’ perfect, however, fate and calumny (or possibly something more sinister? Keep reading for more information) combined to create the perfect wet... read more
I work for a pest control company because I hate bugs, spiders, critters and creepy crawlies. I’m totally okay with their demise. I say, Kill them dead! And then kill them again- just to be certain! When I’m faced with with them, I tend to get a little crazed. This... read more
Can you think of a better way to receive a “gift” from a neighbor than by having carpet beetles crawl from their apartment to yours? Maybe the noxious pillagers might prefer hitching a ride in the throw rug or dresser that your best friend doesn’t have space for in... read more
Well at first I thought we were going to have to call you back there were so many still around. However the spray and the bomb in the crawl space was beginning to take affect and we still see a few here and there but not like before the application. will see how it is as the weather becomes warmer. Thank you very much.
Your representative was very courteous and did a great job. I have noticed some spider activity since he sprayed. That may only be because it woke them up.
Barrier was onetime, very informational and knowledgeable. Excellent follow-up as well.
The company is reliable and is complete in their services to our yard and home.
Quick service, professional staff, helpful in answering questions. Excited about utilizing their year coverage on my home.
Barrier Pest is great and I plan to stay with their service for a long time. The technicians are professional and friendly and are great at getting the job done.
I have used Barrier Lawn and Pest Control services for two years and will continue to use them. They always arrive on time, and have great customer service. I have always been satisfied with their work.