Showing posts from December, 2020

Are Cockroaches Hiding in Your Home?

Few things are more frustrating or cringe-worthy than a roach infestation. These persistent pests will make themselves at home in your kitchen, bathroom, and other living spaces as they search for food. Unfortunately, they multiply fast – intensifying the problem. If you’re tired of sharing your home with these disgusting critters, the  best pest control at the Lake of the Ozarks  has listed some of the most common hiding places in your home where cockroaches may be taking shelter. Your Cabinets If you think that cockroaches can’t penetrate cabinets, you are wrong. They can easily sneak into cabinets and even your pantry to feast on any food or crumbs they find. It’s important to regularly clean your pantry and cabinets in order to make them less attractive for cockroaches and other pesky critters. You could also store food items like pasta and pet food in plastic, air-tight containers. This will deter bugs from getting into your food items. Your Computer This may be a weird hiding spo

Fun Christmas Traditions from Around the World

Christmas is in a few days and the team at  Best Pest Control  is getting into the holiday spirit! People all around the world celebrate the Christmas holiday, but not all celebrations are the like ours. While there are many common traditions when it comes to Christmas, there are a few unique traditions that are special to certain regions and areas. The  best pest control company at the Lake of the Ozarks  thought it would be fun to take a look at a few unique traditions that take place around the world.  A Very Spidey Christmas - Ukraine In America, it is common to decorate your Christmas tree with tinsel, ornaments, and garland, but what about spiders? Ukrainians forego the "traditional" Christmas tree decorations and cover their trees with spiders and cobwebs - fake ones of course! According to the local folklore, there was a poor woman who could not afford to decorate the family's Christmas tree, so the next morning, her children woke up to see the tree covered with w

4 Pest Prevention Gifts for the Holidays

Whether you’ve thought about it yet or not, gift giving is at the top of most people’s minds this time of year. There are so many gifts out there to choose from, but why not give the ones you love a truly useful gift that keeps on giving?   Best Pest Control   knows how hard it is to find meaningful gifts for people. That’s why the   best pest control company at the Lake of the Ozarks   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! 1. 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 lightwe

4 Holiday Decorations that Could be Inviting Pests Indoors

With the holiday season officially underway, people are beginning to decorate their homes, and that includes picking out the perfect Christmas tree, hanging wreaths and garland, and so much more.  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 4 holiday decorations that could be inviting pests indoors, and a few tips from the  best pest control at the Lake of the Ozarks . 1. 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 can be 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. This doesn’t mean you have to ditch the real tree for a fake tree. Who doesn’t love the smell of a fresh Christmas tree in your home? You c