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Category Archives: Pest Control

What You Need To Know About Fleas And How To Control Them

There are two English words that are pretty similar and can easily be confused; flee and flea. How do we differentiate them? To flee is to run away, but a flea is a small bug. Interestingly the flea cannot run, […]

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Three Rodents You Are Likely To Encounter At Home

Did you know that rodents can’t vomit? There’s a barrier between the stomach and esophagus that can’t be opened by force, and they don’t have the muscle strength to open it up. How this works in favor of human beings […]

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What Attracts Silverfish To Your Home?

Silverfish are an annoying bunch of wingless insects that you do not want around your home. They are destructive to your books, walls, and clothes. Furthermore, they are proven to have the ability to withstand the most common insecticides. So […]

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Rats – The Good and Bad Every Homeowner Should Know

There are those who consider rats to be cute little creatures. If you’re one of them, you might be considering getting a pet rat. But before you make your decision, it is worth looking at the pros and cons of […]

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3 Ways To Get Rid Of Spiders

September is here, which in addition to back to school and labor day festivities, also means spider season. As temperatures cool, spiders are more likely to come indoors and it’s also their mating season. While we have nothing against the […]

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Bye-Bye To Annoying Ants

Summer is almost over. You’ve just gotten back from your last family vacation before the kids go back to school. You open the door to the kitchen and you’re not alone! There’s an army of ants making a trail across […]

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Shoo Fly, Don’t Bother Me!

Don’t you just love the summer? Bring out the shorts, munch on some refreshing watermelon and the kids are out of school! (Well, hooray for their teachers) While these warmer months bring out the slip and slides and top-down cars, […]

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Preventative Indoor Pest Control

This year mosquitoes and ticks have been thriving, which means it’s been a super busy year for us here at Backyard Bug Patrol.
The weather has gone from one extreme to the next with rainfall at a high, temperatures at a […]

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