Showing posts from March, 2020

Fleas & Ticks: It's Time to Treat!

The weather is really starting to warm up, and fleas and ticks are starting to come out of their winter hiding spots. The  best pest control company at the Lake of the Ozarks  knows that during the summer months, fleas and ticks are top of mind, especially for pet owners. We want you to be able to enjoy your outdoor space without having to worry about getting bitten by one of these pests or your pet bringing them indoors. To help you protect your yard,  Best Pest Control  has a few tips for  flea and tick control at the Lake of the Ozarks . Keep Your Yard Mowed Eliminating fleas and tick’s favorite hangout spots is the first step in making your yard unappealing to them. This means getting rid of tall grass and brush, especially around the edge of the lawn. When doing yard work, ensure you clean up any clippings and leaves and put them in a yard waste receptacle. Simple landscaping can help not only make your yard look better, but also help reduce hiding spot for fleas and tic

Spring Checklist to Keep Pests Out!

As the weather continues to warm up, many pests are starting to become more active and are coming out of hiding. Insects like ants, mosquitoes, wasps, ticks, fleas, cockroaches, and even rodents are now preparing to feed, breed, and nest after winter. To make sure your home is protected, consider hiring the  best pest control company at the Lake of the Ozarks  to keep insects and rodents from coming in.  Best Pest Control  can provide professional treatment plans to help eliminate these critters. Check out this checklist that offers ways to try to prevent them from coming into your home in the first place. Checklist to Keep Pests Out Seal all crevices and gaps in windows and doors. Clean and maintain air ducts and vents regularly. Fix leaky pipes and any sources of moisture from clogged gutters since this can attract ants and cockroaches. Eliminate all standing water around the house including birdbaths.  Make sure basements, crawlspaces, and attics are dry and well vent

Keep Spiders Out this Spring

No one really wants to see a spider in their house, especially when that spider is dangerous. Those dangerous spiders include a brown recluse or a black widow, whose bites can cause severe reactions. The  best pest control company at the Lake of the Ozarks  knows that spring is the time when most pests, especially spiders, like to come out of their winter hiding spots and invade  our homes. A void running across a spider or multiple spiders in your home this spring. Here are a few tips to help you keep spiders from taking over your home. Prevent Spiders In Your Home The best way to prevent spiders from getting into your home is to make sure you don't have an environment that attracts them. Spiders will most likely make their homes outside in plants, piles of leaves or wood or undisturbed places like old tires or buckets. When you have these items next to your home, it makes it easier for them to wander inside. If you have these items on your property, make sure to give th

Prepare for the Springtime Pest Emergence!

No matter what you might believe, there's not a single month in the year that we don't experience some type of pest problem in Missouri . Different seasons of the year bring different pest problems. As we enter a new season, it's important to realize that while many pests have been dormant during the winter months, many of those will begin to awaken and make themselves known to the world again. Prepare for Pest Emergence In the spring ice melts, temperatures warm and the flowers bloom. With this mix of warmth and moisture, pests will begin to emerge from their winter nesting spots and activity starts to increase. Bees and wasps awaken from their dormant state, termites may swarm and excess rains might bring ants indoors in search of higher-ground. Springtime is Mating Season Although pest activity increases in the spring, the vast majority of pest movement and patterns tend to occur outside of the home as pests seek food and water and look to mate. Some pests, ho

Vote Best Pest Control for "Best of the Lake 2020"!

It's that time of year again, y'all! Lake Lifestyles Magazine nominations are open for Best of the Lake 2020 ! We are so honored to have received this award for the past 2 years, and we'd love to keep the tradition going! Customer satisfaction is one of the most important things to us, and we greatly appreciate it when people take the time to give us feedback. If you feel that we've earned the title "Best of the Lake" for the 3rd year running, we encourage you to cast your vote! Here is what some of our clients have shared about their experience working with  Best Pest Control  over the years! "Thank you Best Pest for your excellent service. I am so happy to not have to worry about spiders and bugs in my house or on my outside deck. You truly are BEST!" - Barbara Ruehter "I've moved a few times now here at the lake and I ALWAYS call on Best Pest! Last place was crawling with brown recluses and they REALLY helped me get control of