The Season of the Flies!

  August and September are the periods when we see the greatest amount of fly activity in the valley.  These pesky little critters show up everywhere.  They are in our homes.  They are on our homes.  They show up uninvited to our barbeques.  They even act like...

Why Do We Have So Many Bugs This Year?

  If you’ve asked yourself why there are so many bugs this year, especially in the Boise and the surrounding Treasure Valley areas, you’re not alone! Just today, I had two customers express concern that their last pest control treatment wasn’t applied well. That...

Getting Rid of Ants Inside Your Home

Have ants been marching around in your home lately? They were in mine! We were seeing them in our kitchen, dinning room and the bathrooms. There were little black spots everywhere! I am so lucky to have Barrier Pest Control for all my pest issues. They helped me not...

Stinging Insects in Boise

Hi, this is Chris from my little corner of Barrier Pest Control. I thought we’d talk about flying, stinging insects for a minute or two. Wasps are those flying, stinging insects that make honeycomb-like nests that stick to walls, eves, fences, patio covers and...

Boise Mosquitos

“I’d like to breed mosquitos.” said no one ever!  I can’t think of anyone who likes them, thinks they’re cute or wants one for a pet.  I’m sure their only purpose in life is to aggravate and rankle us. Besides outhouses, they are the reason my idea of camping is at...