“We don’t need pest control during the winter months” and “insects cannot survive here in the winter because it is too cold” are two of the most popular misconceptions that we hear from people who call to inquire about pest control services. Barrier Pest Control treats for pests, even in the winter, before they get into your home or business. We do this by offering our customers a “Quarterly Pest Control” service agreement. The benefit of this service is that our customers have a guarantee against common pests all year, and we maintain an effective barrier protecting your home or business from invaders!
Our quarterly service agreement does not stop in the wintertime, we will treat all year! This is an excellent way to repel pests seeking warm places to hide, and kill them before they multiply! Here are a few interesting facts concerning common pests native to Idaho.
1. Termites are active all year and reproduce through February!
2. Insects are cold blooded. Low temperatures can kill them, causing them to flee for warmer spots, like your home!
3. The following pests can be found, even in the winter, in your homes here in Idaho: ants, beetles, silverfish, cockroaches, spiders, ticks…YIKES!!