Showing posts from December, 2019

5 Reasons to Rely on Best Pest Control

If you find that you have pests in your home, you may think it is not a big problem or that you can treat it yourself. However, counting on the expertise of a reliable pest control company is the best decision to make when you see bugs or other pests in your home. From costs to health risks, there are many reasons why hiring the  best pest control company at the Lake of the Ozarks  is your best option. Here are five reasons why you should consider making an appointment with the professionals: 1. Cost Effective Yes, it may be true that buying the sprays at the store may be cheaper than hiring a professional company. However, in the long run, it may cost you more money. If termites or carpenter ants go unnoticed or improperly treated, it may cost you thousands of dollars in home repairs. Pest control companies know what to look for and how to properly treat these pests, so it is worth it in the long run, to pay for the services now than to repair something that could have been av

5 Signs of a Rodent Infestation

While cold temperatures help keep bugs from invading, your warm home serves as a beacon for warm-blooded pests like mice! The best pest control company at Lake of the Ozarks knows the dangers of an unchecked rodent population can be disastrous for you as a homeowner. That's why we've put together this list of 5 things to check to make sure you don't have a rodent infestation this winter. 1. Cracks and Chips in your Home's Exterior are an Open Door for Rodents. Did you know mice can fit through cracks as small as a pencil? Seal up any open crevices in the side paneling or foundation around your home. Not only does it help seal in the heat and better insulate your home, but it prevents small rodents from having an easy entrance as well. 2. Does Your Food Storage Look Damaged? A kitchen is an optimal place for rodents because it has an abundance of food. If anything is left out overnight or bags of food are left unsealed in the pantry/cabinets, you can bet a mou

Give the Gift of a Pest Free Home!

Christmas is rapidly approaching, and you may be struggling with coming up with gift ideas for those in your life who seem to 'have it all'. Some people are easy to shop for while shopping for others is nearly impossible. For those hard-to-shop for loved ones, why not give a useful gift that keeps on giving? Best Pest Control has put together a list of ideas that can help your family and friends with their pest control needs both now and in the future. Check them out below! A Heavy-Duty Vacuum Cleaner A gift you should add to your list of practical gift ideas is a high-quality vacuum. One of the best uses for a vacuum besides cleaning up messes is to help remove and get rid of pests. Vacuuming is critical in things like flea control and it’s also the best way to get rid of some occasional invaders. There are so many vacuums to choose from, so it’s important to get the best one that fits your budget; whether it’s a lightweight cordless vacuum or a small portable vacuum t

'Tis the Season - What's Welcoming Pests this Holiday?

December is finally here and the holiday season is in full swing! People are beginning to decorate their homes and that includes picking out the perfect Christmas tree. We may be trying to bring the festive vibe into our homes, but we may also be unknowingly bringing in unwanted pests.  Best Pest Control  wants to make sure your home remains pest free this holiday season. Check out a few tips from the  best pest control at the Lake of the Ozarks . Your Christmas Tree If you choose to bring a live Christmas tree into your home, it’s a good idea to keep in mind that they are pest magnets. Not only may bugs be living in the tree, but they can also lay eggs. When you bring the tree into your warm house, bugs will be more comfortable and the eggs may hatch. The USDA Christmas Tree Pest Manual lists all the pests that could be brought into your home through your Christmas tree. This doesn’t mean you have to ditch the real tree for a fake tree. Who doesn’t love the smell of a fresh