In a state like Utah where the weather gets cold in the winter, many people wonder what happens to pest species once the temperature cools down. The answer to this question varies by species. Some pests, like rodents, are active year-round. Others will go dormant or enter a state of hibernation, often known as overwintering,… Continue reading Pests That Hibernate During The Winter
In the spring and summer, you probably see a lot of pests around your home or business. You may notice ants on the sidewalk or wasps lingering in your yard. But, when winter comes, you probably notice a drop in the number of pests you see each week. Because of this, many people assume that… Continue reading Do I Need Pest Control During the Winter?
Mice are critters that people have many mixed opinions about. While some people find them cute and adorable, others find them terrifying and gross. The truth about them is a bit more complicated. While some mice can be good to keep as pets, feral mice that get into homes can be very dangerous and invasive.… Continue reading Why Mice Invade Your Home During the Winter
When winter rolls around, the cold temperatures might get a little depressing, but many people like that winter means fewer pests. But is this relay true? While you probably see fewer bugs in the winter, especially outside, many pests are just as, if not more, active when they get cold. Learn more about five pests… Continue reading 5 Pests That Are More Active When It Is Cold
Do you know the differences between voles and moles? If you get confused about the difference between these two rodents, you’re not the only one. The names of these two pests sound so similar that it’s easy to have difficulties telling them apart. However, as far as appearance and behavior, voles are distinct from moles,… Continue reading What are Voles? And How Do You Prevent Them?
Are you someone who wants to evacuate when you see a spider in your home? You’re not the only one. Spiders are one of the most feared and hated pests, but do they really deserve the hatred? It’s true that spiders look rather gross, but did you know that most spiders in Utah are relatively… Continue reading Spiders That Can Pose a Risk
Rodents are creatures that bring about many mixed emotions. Some people despise all rodents, others keep some of them as pets. While rodents can be cute, wild rodents are actually some of the most dangerous pets. Many rodents have adapted to live alongside humans for thousands of years, so they are one of the most… Continue reading How to Prevent Rodents This Fall and Winter
Do you live in Utah? If so, you’ve likely seen boxelder bugs at some point. These invasive pests are common throughout many parts of the state, and you’ve probably seen them gather around your windows or patios in the late summer and early fall. But, what are boxelder bugs exactly? Do these pose risks for… Continue reading How to Prevent Boxelder Bugs
When it comes to stinging insects, wasps are some of the scariest to find around your yard. While bees look rather bumbling and cute and make honey, wasps are known for being a bit more aggressive. Their stings can cause health issues, especially for those allergic to the venom. Dealing with wasps around your Utah… Continue reading 5 Ways to Prevent Wasps From Nesting
If you’re from Utah, you’ve probably heard about or maybe even seen a rock chuck around. But did you know that rock chucks are marmots? Yellow-bellied marmots, to be exact. While that’s the technical name for these large rodents, they are known as rock chucks by many people. And, while these rodents might look cute,… Continue reading What Attracts Marmots to Your Yard?