Showing posts from November, 2019

Time to Schedule those Winter Checks!

Do you own a second home at the Lake? There's more to preparing your home for winter than locking the door and moving south! The  Lake of the Ozarks' best home maintenance company  has a winter home check service to make sure your second home is prepared and safe for the winter weather while you migrate to warmer climates. This service from  Best Pest Control  covers a variety of monthly household checks, including: Checking the Pipes A service technician will check the pipes in your house to make sure that they aren't frozen or cracked. While we're at it, we will make sure that the water is turned off and that the pipes are clear from any obstructions that could damage them while you're away. Checking the Dock Your boat may be winterized, but your dock is still in the water and subject to the hazards that the freezing temperatures may bring. Our crew can stop by once or twice a month to make sure your dock is withstanding the winter. If needed, we can inst

Are You Dealing with a Bed Bug Infestation?

With the recent news of a bed bug infestation in one of Jefferson City's state buildings, we think it's a really good time to talk about bed bugs. These hard-to-see opportunistic pests can quickly become a problem without you even suspecting a thing. They are sneaky travelers and can multiply quickly.  Too often these insects remain hidden, leaving you and your family at risk.  Lake of the Ozarks' best pest control company  is ready to treat your bed bug problem, but how can you tell if you have an issue?  Best Pest Control  has put together this list of things to help you determine if you have a bed bug problem. How to Check for Bed Bugs. Bed bug bites are often misattributed to fleas, spiders and mosquitoes. The best way to check for bed bugs is to examine your bed, furniture and behind baseboards. You'll want to look for small specks of blood, especially near seams and crevices.  Bed bugs use pheromones to communicate with each other. Therefore, i f you can

Is Your Home Winter-Ready?

It's cold, dreary and wet outside. No way are you looking forward to spending the day working on winterizing your home. But with fall officially here, and winter making itself present, now is the perfect time to get your home ready for the winter season. This is especially true if you're a second homeowner at the Lake of the Ozarks. If you're thinking about getting your home ready for the winter season, here are the ways Best Pest Control can help! Pest Control Pest control may be the last thing on your mind once the summer ends, but pests don't go away during the fall. Many different insects like to seek out shelter to escape the cold, and that warm place may be your home. Termites also tend to swarm during the fall, so make sure your home is fully protected and call a Lake of the Ozarks pest control company. Fall Lawn Care Although you may not be mowing your lawn every weekend, there are still some things you need to do to make sure your lawn is prepared fo

Missouri's Most Common Pests can Survive through Winter!

When the cold weather appears, birds migrate south, bears go into hibernation, and humans layer up and tend to relax inside of their warm house. Have you ever wondered what happens to pests during the winter? Many people just assume that they die off, but Best Pest Control knows that some pests have strategies to make it through the winter. The best pest control company at the Lake of the Ozarks has some information about how some of Missouri's most common pests survive through the winter and the cold weather. Bed Bugs Bed bugs are interesting creatures. They can withstand temperatures from close to freezing to 122 degrees Fahrenheit. Because of this, controlling bed bugs can be extremely difficult. However, after a few days of exposure to temperatures below 32 degrees Fahrenheit, they usually succumb. The bad news? Our homes are the perfect refuge for bed bugs to survive during the winter months. Ants You don’t usually see a line of ants scurrying across the kitchen c