Showing posts from February, 2016

Don't Let Termites Deter Your Home Purchase

You have found the home of your dreams. You and your family will be closing in two weeks and can't wait to start making new memories. Visually, the home is perfect - the roof is sound, all the appliances are in working order, but the inspection report indicates termite infestation. If not remedied properly, termites can be as as damaging to homes as floods and tornadoes. This does not mean you should break your contract on that dream house though. Once termite infestation or damage is revealed, your first plan of action should be to contact a professional pest control company at Lake of the Ozarks . There are solutions to rid the home of these unwanted pests. Treatment and repair can then be negotiated with the seller. Signs to Look For Termites are not always obvious to the naked eye. There are some clues of infestation that buyers can look for: a swarm of winged insects or "swarmers", discarded wings, cracked or bubbling paint and wood that sounds hollow whe

Good Bugs Vs. Bad Bugs

Best Pest Control knows that any bug in the house is a bad bug. What about outside your home? Some insects and spiders are beneficial and cause relatively no harm - in fact, they can actually help your garden and pest control efforts! Let's look at some common Missouri bugs to reveal which ones are good bugs, and which ones you should call in the best pest control company at the Lake of the Ozarks for. Good Bug - Dragonfly These insects were some of the first bugs to develop wings, appearing nearly 300 million years ago! Dragonflies are plentiful in the warmer months, and while they may seem to always be around your plants, the adult dragonfly actually eats other insects. If your pond or lake access point has dragonflies, don't get rid of them - they are doing their best to get rid of your mosquito population. Bad Bug - Termite Termites get a bad rap, and for good reason! A nest of termites can vary wildly in population, making best bug exterminator at the Lake o

Early Spring? Ward Off Pesky Intruders with These 7 Herbs!

Everyone's favorite groundhog has announced that spring is just around the corner. that means you can get a head start on your spring gardening - but spring pests can get a head start too! The Lake of the Ozarks' most trusted pest control company has discovered that there are a few herbs and spices you can grow in your garden that naturally ward off bugs and other critters. While these may not be as powerful as calling in Missouri's best pest control company , they can certainly help keep a small problem from growing into a larger one. 1. Basil Basil is great for repelling house flies and mosquitoes. This leafy green is great for small gardens or in pots around the house. Pick the leaves as needed for delicious soups or dry them out and make your own spice for the kitchen. 2. Lavender Lavender repels moths, fleas, and mosquitoes. It has the added effect of making your house or garden smell fantastic to humans while smelling awful to insects. If you extract

Best Pest Control Services for the Lake of the Ozarks

There’s more to Best Pest Control than just hunting bugs! The #1 pest control company at the Lake of the Ozarks offers several different services to its customers. Not only do we offer a totally organic line of pest control products, but we also do deck and gutter repair, and more. Let’s review some of the services that Best Pest Control offers to see how we can help you! Pest Control – The Heart of Our Business Best Pest Control offers various pest control services, all aimed at protecting your property, your docks, and your home. We can also provide your business with protection from insects and other pests. Best Pest Control offers the following pest control services: Spider Control for Your Home and Dock Ant Control Mosquito Control Termite Inspections & Treatment Live Trapping Weed Control Lawn Spraying Additional Services Offered by Your Local Pest Control Company Not only does Best Pest control offer protection from bugs, rodents, and weeds – we a