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
Ants are a year-round problem, only rivaling the following historical problems: 1980’s big hair, skinny jeans, perms for dudes (also from the 1980’s), and fanny packs. Unlike these historical problems that thankfully are in the rear view mirror (for most of us), a... read more
This week on the Barrier Blog we’re gonna look a little bit more into bed bugs. These little critters have been moving in and having sleepovers at folks homes all over the Treasure Valley. We at Barrier haven’t seen bed bugs in such great numbers here in the Valley... read more
My wife and I don’t like pests roaming the floors, or walls, of our home. I, like some of you, believed that I could take care of my own pest control needs. And I did for decades. I went to a local lawn and garden store and bought all the products I needed to... read more
The saying ‘good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bedbugs bite’ has been traced back to the late 1880’s. Since then, it has developed into a nursery rhyme to teach your children, as if simply saying it was good enough to keep them away. I’ve often wondered why this... read more
During this seemingly never-ending winter, three things have rendered existence possible: Snow shovels, Netflix, the phrase “Kids, go play outside,” and math. While on the subject of human needs . . . In 1943 when Abraham Maslow published his famous “hierarchy of... 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.