One thing I absolutely hate is pesky flies dive-bombing my face and arms. I’m sure, you know what I’m talking about. You’re sitting on your patio, just minding your business, and a very determined fly decides your nose and lips are his next bed and breakfast. No... read more
Ants are one of the most common pest problems in the Boise area. Ants, like most other pests that enter your home, come inside to find shelter, food or water. Ants are a social insect; they live together in large groups called colonies. If you are having ants... read more
Elm Seed Bugs are the worst, they really are. They invade by the thousands, smell gross when crushed, and get into everything. Every June or so (at least since 2009) when the weather gets hot, Elm Seed bugs invade Treasure Valley homes en masse. Trying to escape the... read more
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
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.