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Webster’s Plea

Dear Barrier Pest Control, My name is Webster and I’m writing to ask for some leniency. I have a problem with violence. I’m willing to do whatever it takes to get in your good graces. I’ll seek therapy, change my diet, stay outdoors etc. In order to understand my... read more

Getting Rid of Carpet Beetles

This week I got to play around with a new pest control toy:  A microscope.  As I peered through it for the first time, I finally began to feel what professors of microscope-peering fields of study must always feel—an instant IQ boost.  With my additional IQ, all sorts... read more

How to Get Rid of Fleas

Don’t you wish you could eat 15 times your body weight every day and not gain a single pound? I would be in Heaven…watch out all you can eat buffet, this gal is getting her eat on!!! In all seriousness though, let’s talk about the crazy little insect that can claim... read more

A Day in the Life of a Technician

My mornings start around 6:45 am to ensure that I am out the door by 7:30. Unlike most jobs, I don’t have to head into the office. Instead, I arrive at my first job around 8:00am. As a technician I could be anywhere in the valley from Nampa to Mountain Home, Melba or... read more

New Years Resolutions

January is a time for goals, a time for recommitment, a time for fresh starts. Whereas a month ago visions of sugar plums danced in your head (and brownies, pie, ham, and pizza), this month your dreams will revolve around slimmer waistlines, a cleaner house, and a... read more

Rodent Season is Upon Us

Tis’ the season to be jolly! That is, unless you wake up Christmas morning and your perfectly wrapped gifts have been gnawed on by tiny little teeth! Indeed, rodent season is upon us. Thus it’s time to be on the look-out for those little vermin. There are a couple key... read more

“Twas the Night Before Christmas…”

“Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring not even a mouse…” It’s Christmas time again! Have you read this classic piece of fiction this season and WISHED “not a creature was stirring not even a mouse”? You’re not alone.... read more

Where’s My Fly Swatter

Flies, flies and more flies! These annoying little creatures are attracted to a lot of various things such as garbage, manure and other kinds of feces. I was recently at a family BBQ just enjoying this Indian summer were having. As soon as we started... read more

What You Should Know About Paper Wasps

From beginning of Spring till hot cocoa and sweater weather, we find countless insects buzzing and crawling around our gardens. One specific insect most of us dread is paper wasps. Did You Know: • Male paper wasps do not sting, only females do. • The only location... read more