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How to Keep Mice Out of Your Home

  I vaguely remember a storybook from my childhood about a mouse in a house and all of his adventures. I remember looking at the cute pictures, like a little mouse curled up on someone’s pillow and one where he made confetti, for a party, out of some paper. If... read more

It’s Mice Season in Boise

With the onset of January comes one of the most unpredictable times of the year for weather.  One day it may be a high in the teens and the next the low can be in the high thirties, mimicking spring weather.  With this level of volatility comes massive swings in pest... read more

Christmas Trees, Spiders and More!

Many of you may have seen the beautiful ornate spider ornaments that hang daintily on the Christmas tree, but have you ever heard of the reason behind it? I hadn’t myself but was intrigued. Working in pest control, all we hear from people are how frightened they are... read more

Do You Need Pest Control in the Winter?

We have many people ask if pest control is even needed in the winter. The answer is Yes!  In the winter pesky-pests come in where it’s warm and where there’s a food source.  The worst problems are mice and ants (which are also covered under your quarterly program) but... read more

Veteran’s Day

Today marks the 101st anniversary of the armistice that ended the first World War and the adoption of a day to commemorate all Veterans of that conflict, both living and dead.  On the one year anniversary, 100 years ago today, President Woodrow Wilson offered this... read more

PestWorld 2019

We had the pleasure of attending PestWorld 2019 in October. This was the second consecutive year that Barrier Pest Control has attended PestWorld—the name for the National Pest Management Associations’(NPMA) annual convention. We were honored to be one of the few... read more

Winter Treatments

  It’s inevitable… temperatures around the Treasure Valley and surrounding areas have started to plummet. For most people, colder weather means hoodies, blankets and football games. For those of us in the pest control business, we realize there is a different,... read more