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Common Bed Bug Questions Answered

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Bed bugs are a growing problem within all types of dwellings. Their preferred shelter is dark areas such as sofas, bed mattresses, and other soft furnishings. These wingless insects feed on the blood of warm-blooded animals. As a result, humans make the ideal host for them. The fact that bed bugs can breed successfully in various environments and circumstances, along with their ability to go a long time without eating makes them difficult to eliminate. It is advisable to hire a professional in pest control at the Lake of the Ozarks to eradicate them. Best Pest Control can treat bed bugs and eliminate any infestations. Below we answer some common questions about bed bugs:

Where Are Bed Bugs Found?
Bed bugs are not limited to any one specific type of habitat. These pests are found in residential homes, multi-family housing, apartments, hotels, condos, hospitals, schools and college campuses, office buildings, retail stores, and even movie theaters. These days, even five-star hotels are…

Don't Let Missouri Insects and Pests Threaten You and Your Home

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The weather has warmed up and if you are opening up doors and windows to let fresh air in, you are most likely welcoming more creepy crawly insects and pests into your home as well. As a result of the continental climate, Missouri has varied temperatures and levels of precipitation. This along with the mild winter we experienced, leads to varying pest problems. One of the first steps toward preventing pests in your home is knowing which ones are common in your area, when to expect them, and the kind of damage they can cause. The best pest control company at the Lake of the Ozarks can evaluate the types of insects and pests that are invading your home and deter them from re-entering.  Below Best Pest Control lists some common pests and insects found in Missouri:


Bed Bugs
Like most of the United States, bed bugs can be a major problem in Missouri. With increased travel and many vacation rental properties in the area, bed bugs are common and can be a challenge to get rid of. They tend to…

Signs Your Lawn May Need Help

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Maintaining your lawn will soon become a full time job to keep it healthy and looking lush. A lawn service at the Lake of the Ozarks can perform a lawn evaluation and set up a proper treatment schedule to prevent it from becoming victim to pests and diseases. Here are some issues that generally require the help of a lawn care and pest control company at the Lake of the Ozarks:

Pests
If your lawn gets affected by insects, it should be easy to identify. It usually affects a widespread area and will be visible on the surface or if you roll back a bit of the grass. Animals such as skunks, raccoons, birds, and moles start digging up the turf to feed on grubs beneath the surface. 
Lawn Disease
If your lawn develops a disease, this can be harder to identify what is causing the problem. It would actually require the use of a microscope to see the fungus, bacteria, or virus that is responsible. However, on the surface you may notice irregular patches of browning grass. Another sign is generaliz…

Top 3 Questions Answered About Bees

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After hibernating, bees awaken in time to start collecting pollen and nectar from their preferred plants in the spring. Some bee species are active pollinators and have established relationships with native flowering plants. As a result, they can become a nuisance to you when you begin to plant and maintain your garden. Three of the most common types of bees encountered by homeowners are honey bees, carpenter bees, and bumble bees. Contact your Lake of the Ozarks pest control company to keep bees from becoming a burden to you. Best Pest Control can perform an inspection to accurately identify the offending bee and locate any damage. Below we answer 3 common questions about bees:

Do Bees Die After They Sting You?
You may have heard that once a bee stings you, it dies. This actually depends on what type of bee stung you. Honey bees, do indeed die after they sting you, but other bees can sting you and continue to live to find another victim. However, you don't have to worry about ma…