Bed Bugs Don’t Only Hangout In Beds?

  It would sure do a lot to curb the transport of these blood-suckers if that was the case but they actually bum rides on all sorts of items to get to their next destination. Let’s look at some possibilities of the spread of bedbugs. Person A has bedbugs. Quite a...

Spring Has Sprung, and So Have Clover Mites

  As so well predicated by that great sage Punxsutawney Phil, we have been greeted by an early spring. Warm weather and longer days mean the hot days of summer aren’t so far off. Likewise, we get to see a rebirth of the world as it has emerged from winter and...

A Cockroach Minute with Granddad Chris

  Hello, it’s Granddad Chris again to talk about pests the Treasure Valley. We are getting a lot of calls about bedbugs, cockroaches, gophers, and whistle pigs. I’d like to focus on cockroaches.  There are several types but the one we see most is the brown-banded...

Where Do You Fit on The Fear of Spiders Scale?

  The other night my daughter pointed out a spider under my countertop.  Neither of us could kill it. Not because we cared for it in any way—but out of self-preservation. We didn’t want to get attacked by that little mouth of death!  I’d much rather have Barrier...

If You Have A Pest Problem, Save the Specimens!

  Last week a customer (let’s call him Bill) called me with a concern about a potential subterranean termite issue at his home in Nampa.  Bill’s story illustrates several lessons that are important to understand about pest control, lessons that can...