Anderson Pest Control Blog

Scorpion Under Black Light

A local friend of Anderson Pest Control has sent some really cool pictures of scorpions under a black light. Read More

Anderson Bed Protector

Home owners and pest control professionals across the country agree; the bed bug epidemic is a real problem that needs a practical solution. Read More

No Hitchhiking!

Don’t let the bedbugs bite—but better yet, don’t let them into your home. While bedbugs aren’t known to spread diseases, they’re definitely not desirable sleeping partners. A few precautions can help keep them from hitching a ride home with you... Read More

An Ounce of Prevention

A few precautions can go a long way toward reducing pest traffic and preventing home invasions. Here are some proven strategies:

Do These Things to Prevent Pests Before they Become a Problem

  • Seal off the entryways. Bugs and rodents can get in through tiny cracks and gaps. Inspect house walls and foundation, around doors and windows (including screens), and at pipe and wiring access points. Check indoors around kitchen cabinets, at vents, and where walls meet flooring. Seal openings with caulk, metal mesh, steel wool (mice don’t like it), mortar—whatever best fits the situation.
  • Eliminate pedestrian walkways for pests. Trim tree branches and shrubbery so they don’t offer a direct route to the walls and roof of your home. Don’t stack firewood (or other supplies) against the house... Read More