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Controlling Spiders and Insects During Winter

​I think a lot of people have a misconception about when we need pest control services performed. I was that person until I started working for Barrier Pest Control. I have a phobia of bugs. In the past I always rested a little easier during the winter months thinking...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...