Tips to Avoid Bringing Pests Home

Tips to Avoid Bringing Pests Home

A+ Pest Control knows pest infestations.  It’s not just our business; it’s our dedication to a cause.  Pest free homes are healthy homes, and those homes are part of a healthy community. We consider ourselves part of that community.  Our company A+ Pest Control has come up with several approaches you can do to prevent…

What Attracts Mosquitoes to My Yard?

Mosquito control

This question is a pressing one, because mosquitoes are more than annoying. They often carry diseases that are serious or fatal, especially to pets, children, and adults with pre-existing conditions. A miniscule amount of standing water attracts mosquitoes to your yard like a moth to a flame. Most people think to keep things like pet…

How Does Weather Affect Pests?

Weather and Pests

Whether the weather outside is frightful or not, it significantly affects small insects and other critters. In fact, if you have an infestation, chances are the pests are looking for shelter from the weather. There is a direct relationship between weather changes and activity changes. That’s true for people as well as insects. So, different…

Winter Pest Control Strategies

Pest Control In The Winter

Flying insects, like wasps and mosquitoes, are dormant during the winter. As a result, some homeowners adopt an out-of sight, out-of-mind mentality during cold weather. But even though there may be no insects buzzing around your head, they may still be invading your home. Crawling pests, like roaches, spiders, and rodents, look for warm places…

How Fast Can Roaches Multiply?

Alabama Roaches

In 2013, researchers looking into this question made a stunning discovery. These bugs reproduce parthenogenically. Females do not need males to fertilize their eggs. And, females lay up to two hundred eggs during their two-year lifespans. In the Japanese cockroach study, fifteen virgin roaches became 1,000 roaches in only three years. We don’t know how…

How Do Dogs Get Fleas?

Fleas Huntsville AL

Usually, the best way to eliminate a problem is to strike at the root. But pets get fleas from so many different places that this approach usually does not work very well. To keep your dog from getting fleas, you’d have to quarantine it in a doghouse. That’s a very poor solution for your pet…

Seven Random Fact About Mosquitoes In Alab

Mosquito Facts

In the old days, pest control companies frequently sprayed first and asked questions later. Many times, they did not ask questions at all. Instead, they used powerful Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT)-based chemicals which poisoned every living organism it touched. That included not only pests, but also pets and people. Fortunately, the EPA has banned such chemicals. So,…

Five (Mostly) All-Natural Ways to Get Rid of Mosquitoes

A serious mosquito infestation is a serious matter. These flying pests carry a number of diseases, and they are among the most annoying flying insects in nature. At A Plus Pest Control, we use strong chemicals which are safe around pets and people. Additionally, our technicians arrive on time, do their work quickly, and then…

How to Find a Wasp Nest

If there are wasps buzzing about your house, they must be coming from somewhere nearby. Although they are much larger than flies, bees, or beetles, these insects are still relatively small, and they cannot fly more than a few hundred feet at a time. Wasps are normally not aggressive. But when they sting, their venom…

Seven Natural Ways to Keep Ants Out of Your Kitchen

Ants are more than just annoying. They are also potentially harmful to pets and people. To mark their routes, scout ants leave a trail of bacteria for other ants to follow. Moreover, the smallest bit of sugar or drop of soda could attract an entire colony of ants. Once the find a food source, or…