It is a common sight in Boise and throughout the Treasure Valley: small piles of loose soil suddenly appear in the middle of your yard-the telltale sign of a pocket gopher. These gophers are rarely seen and live in tunnels between three and ten inches below the... read more
Today was a great day at work, I thought, as I came to a stop at the light just outside of my subdivision. My customers were happy and my boss was even happier. I’d made a huge sale which meant I’d earned that raise I’d been aiming for. I thought about what I’d do... read more
That moment when the noisy neighbor says with a fake smile, “Well, at least you won’t have to decorate for halloween,” and it’s July?!! Survey Says? I’ll bet that if the game show Family Feud asked 100 people what they... read more
Photo provided by Pixabay Creative Commons What do they all have in common besides being a nuisance and giving people the heebie-jeebies? Each of them enter the home through various means. Most typically, bed bugs enter the home on the purchase of a used mattresses... read more
CC Photo courtesy of: ALAN SCHMIERER “Who left the hose out?!” Bumb-dee-bum bum-bum “Who left the hose out?!” A song with changed words rolls through my head as I treat another yard with dead grass path and holes made by voles… The window of my work truck is down on... read more
CC Photo Courtesy of: Pascal Emerging from my slumber, I turned off the obnoxious ringtone from my alarm clock and made my way to the pantry. I reached for the box of Frosted Mini Wheats, pour the milk, and begin to take the first bite. But just as I bring the spoon... read more
Flickr Photo Courtesy of: freestocks.org With cold winter weather we occasionally get uninvited, thieving guests that come into our homes and go unnoticed. Those unwanted guests include spiders and other insects, but the most damaging to our homes are MICE!! Mice... read more
Last summer I had a near death experience because of a local pest. Let me explain. I was in my backyard sitting on the edge of our raised flower garden, pulling weeds when I felt something on my toes. I looked down and was horrified to see a snake trying to play... read more
I had arrived at a customer’s house for their regular service and asked if they were having any pest issues. The customer replied, “For the first time, we have mice, and I don’t know why.” I told the customer that while I was treating their exterior, I would... read more
To treat or not to treat…that is the question! We’re not talking about whether to sneak that last piece of pie. We’re talking about that age old question…”Why do I need my winter quarterly pest treatment? Surely everything has died off!” Let us state by saying, if... 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.