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Boise is consistently voted one of the best places to live in the entire country. Hundreds of thousands of people call this beautiful valley home, including us. The fertile farmland and various (close) outdoor recreational activities make our summers and winters equally fun. Although people have enjoyed this area for decades, insects have always been here. People may have the impression that since it’s cold here in the winters that bugs aren’t an issue. This couldn’t be further from the truth.

Spiders always seem to give homeowners fits in the summer and fall (including Black Widows and Hobo spiders). Ants make an appearance during the spring and sometimes become permanent invaders if they can find food and shelter in your home. Yellowjackets and wasps also find a way under the radar until someone gets too close to the nest and gets stung. Elm Seed bugs and Boxelder bugs can cover entire floors, ceilings and walls during certain times of the year.

These common pest issues can be alleviated and solved with a pest control program that targets the crawlers during the season they are most active.

COMMON PESTS FOUND IN THE BOISE AREA

BOISE PEST CONTROL FAQS

Since we started back in 2006, we have just about seen it all. However, the most common pest problems we have serviced in Boise have been the following:

  • Ants
  • Earwigs and Millipedes
  • Elm Seed Bugs (a.k.a. Box Elder Bugs)
  • Rodents (Mice, Voles, Gophers)
  • Spiders (Hobo, Wolf, Jumping, and Black Widows)
  • Stinging Insects (Wasps, Hornets, Yellow Jackets, etc.)

In recent years, we have seen an increase in bed bug cases. If you live in Boise odds are you’ve seen these pests around your home.
We have the experience, know-how, and treatments to fend off these unwanted guests. Call us today to learn about our quarterly treatment plan!

Our pest control treatment products are labeled for safe use in and outside your home by state and national agencies. We never risk exposing your children or furry friends to anything harmful or dangerous. The only precaution we ask is that you stay off of any treated areas until they are completely dry. You can do your part to keep your kids safe from pesticides by keeping common household pest sprays, powders, etc. out of reach or locked up.
No, none of our pest control treatments will require you to leave the comfort of your home. We offer services that not only get rid of the pest problem, but also never serve as an inconvenience or discomfort to you and your family.
It may come as a surprise to you, but many pests do not simply die off in the winter. There are some, like ants, spiders, and rodents, who are drawn to the warmth of your home. Overall pest activity may go down during the winter, but it is necessary to maintain treatments to keep the inside of your home pest free, and pest numbers low during the other seasons.
We have a promise to always answer the phone when you call, to return every message we receive, to never surprise you at home, to always show up on time, to do things safely and by the book, and to be clean and tidy in our work.

And as always, If you have any problems around or inside your house between regular service visits, just call us and we will fix the pest problem for free! If you have a pest problem in Boise, don’t hesitate any longer and contact us today.

Resources

Here you’ll find a list of comprehensive resources to better understand the common bugsand bites you might experience living here in the Northwest.
Insect Identification:

A list of bugs and insects commonly found in Idaho.

Common Idaho Bees & Wasps:

Common bees and wasps in the Idaho area as well as a comprehensive guide on first aid for bee stings.

Spiders around your home:

A homeowner’s guide to common spiders found in your home and yard. This resource also lists the poisonous spiders found in Idaho as well as common myths about the creatures.

Spider Bites:

A page from the U.S. National Library of Medicine that reviews spiders bites and how to assess and manage which bites are medically important.

This fact sheet reviews some of the better know, more “dangerous” species of spiders although contrary to popular belief are rarely harmful to humans.

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HOW TO KEEP PESTS OUT OF YOUR HOUSE

Although it is near impossible to get rid of an existing pest infestation without professional help, there are some things you can do to minimize/prevent the presence of any unwanted guests in your home. Here are some steps you can take to keep pests out of your house:

Keep a well-groomed yard.

Regular trimming, pruning, and cutting of any lawn, trees, or shrubbery will minimize any real estate bugs will have close to the house.

Minimize clutter.

Any piles of wood, construction materials, or other debris should be distanced from the home or better yet cleaned up. As for indoors, keep rooms free of piles of clothing or garbage, and sweeping and vacuuming daily is a must.

Avoid any standing water.

Pests love a good pool of standing water. By eliminating or decreasing any spots inside or outside your home that create puddles of standing water can greatly decrease the amount of pests you have.

Decrease the amount of outside house lights on at night.

As you may be aware, bright lights attract insects at night. Another way to minimize attracting insects is to install yellow-hued lights. Avoid any bright-white lights as they will attract more insects.

Seal any cracks/gaps in your home.

Do a thorough inspection inside and outside of your home and fill/seal any cracks or gaps you may find. Doing so will ensure pests won’t enter your home easily.

Hire an experienced pest control specialist.

Not only can we eradicate an existing infestation, but we also offer pest preventative services. We can come to your home routinely and ensure pests don’t invade your space.



Give Us A Shot!

Because of who we are, our history, our commitment to the future, our guarantee, and the specific standards that we hold ourselves to, we are confident that you will want to do business with us. Give us a call at (208) 463-4533 to request a quote! We are open Monday through Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM.

Service Area (Southwest Idaho)

Our pest control services are also available in Boise, Garden City, Eagle, Emmett, Meridian, Kuna, Nampa, Melba, Middleton, Star, Marsing, Homedale, Caldwell and Mountain Home.

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