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Setting a Barrier to Earwig Entry


Understanding and Controlling Earwigs


Welcome to Barrier Pest Control, your trusted partner in pest management. We understand pest infestations can be a nuisance, and we are committed to providing you with top-notch services and expert solutions. In this comprehensive blog, we’ll delve into the world of earwigs, those pesky critters that might be inching closer to your home as temperatures rise. We aim to educate you about earwigs and demonstrate how our services can keep your home earwig-free. At Barrier Pest Control, we believe in results and exceptional customer care. Let’s dive in!

Meet the Earwig: A Common Garden Pest

Earwigs: Masters of Adaptation

– Earwigs are versatile insects known for their adaptability.

– They thrive in flower beds, feasting on flowers, fruits, leaves, and insects.

Summer Heat and Earwigs

– Rising temperatures drive earwigs from flowerbeds to seek cooler, damper hideaways.

– Discover where earwigs tend to congregate during the day.

Creating an Unwelcome Environment for Earwigs

Managing Moisture Levels

– Maintain proper lawn and landscaping watering to avoid standing water.

– Remove potential rainwater traps like empty pots and birdbaths.

Mulch Matters

– Opt for rock or rubber mulch over organic options like bark or pine needles.

– Reduce pest-friendly environments around your home.

Eliminating Hiding Spots

– Identify and clear out cool, damp hiding spots such as woodpiles and construction materials.

– Make your home less inviting for earwigs.

The Barrier Difference

– We believe in prompt customer service: We answer your calls during business hours.

– No more unanswered messages—we return every call, even after hours.

– We respect your time by showing up when we say we will.

– Safety is our priority: Our products and services are safe for your family, pets, and property.

– Our technicians are licensed, insured, and dedicated to safe practices.

– We prioritize cleanliness and tidiness during every visit.


As you’ve learned, earwigs are resourceful insects that can become a problem as they seek refuge from the summer heat. However, with Barrier Pest Control by your side, you can keep your home earwig-free and enjoy peace of mind. Our commitment to excellent service, safety, and customer satisfaction sets us apart as your trusted pest control partner. Say goodbye to earwig infestations—call Barrier Pest Control at 208-463-4533 Monday to Friday between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm for a free quote.

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.