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...

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,...

That Woman Who Swallowed The Fly

  There was an old woman who swallowed a fly.  I don’t know why she swallowed a fly.  Perhaps she should have had a fly treatment from Barrier Pest Control! In my childhood imagination the lady swallowed the fly (thinking it was a raisin) and then panicked,...

No, We Can’t Get Rid of Your Pesky Mother in Law

I’ve had calls asking if we take care of pesky mothers-in-law and mouthy teenagers.  We’re not there yet—We offer a different type of pest control.  But we take care of many other pests that will make your life easier!  If you’re on our guaranteed Quarterly Pest...

The Season of the Flies!

  August and September are the periods when we see the greatest amount of fly activity in the valley.  These pesky little critters show up everywhere.  They are in our homes.  They are on our homes.  They show up uninvited to our barbeques.  They even act like...

Why Do We Have So Many Bugs This Year?

  If you’ve asked yourself why there are so many bugs this year, especially in the Boise and the surrounding Treasure Valley areas, you’re not alone! Just today, I had two customers express concern that their last pest control treatment wasn’t applied well. That...