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Idaho Pests, Ranked From Most to Least Dangerous

Although Idaho is consistently ranked as an excellent place to live, that doesn’t mean that it’s free of pests and critters that could quickly ruin your day. Depending on where you live, you may encounter a wide variety of bugs and insects, as well as rodents and vermin that can be both harmful and destructive. To help you stay well-informed and protected, we’ve decided to rank the pests most common to Idaho, from most to least dangerous. When considering the danger level, we’re looking at both personal safety (i.e., bites and stings), as well as other damage (i.e., destroying lawns or wood structures). Spiders Most people hate spiders for their creepy-crawly appearance, and Idaho is home to some dangerous varieties. The ones to watch out for the most include: Black Widow one of the deadliest species in the world. Wolf Spider despite its name, they aren’t as aggressive as you...
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Why Rat Traps are Insufficient for Removing Rodents

If you have a problem with mice or rats , your initial reaction may be to get rid of them yourself by placing traps. It's important to get rid of them quickly because they do carry diseases and attract other pests. Because of this, you really do want to use the quickest and most effective way to get rid of them, but this isn't necessarily with traps. Rat traps are not as effective as you may think they are. An infestation is best handled by professionals because many people make mistakes when using them. It's important to have the knowledge of how to deal with rodents in order to get rid of them in the most efficient manner. If you need help removing rodents from your home, our Total Pest Management Program can make life easy: What is Total Pest Management? Why Rat Traps Are Insufficient Different Types, Not All...
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Are Termites Active in the Winter?

If you deal with pests during the summer, you might breathe a sigh of relief when the winter weather rolls in. Cockroaches and other critters are typically less active when it’s cold out. Termites are a different story. These destructive insects may alter their daily routine in the winter, but they don’t become dormant. Termites Tunnel Deeper In The Winter Although termites are active throughout the year, they might not be as visible when the temperatures drop. That’s because subterranean termites dig tunnels deep into the earth to find warmth. They also stay closer to their nests instead of foraging far away for food. Termites prefer temperatures between 75 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit. When the temperature falls below 25 degrees, termites that are near the soil’s surface may die. You Might See Termites In Your Home In Cold Weather Termites that already live in the walls of your home may...
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5 Fun Facts About Bed Bugs

Bed bugs were largely eradicated throughout the developed world during the twentieth century. However, they began to develop resistances to the pesticides used, and this led to the number of infestations growing over the past 25-30 years. Given their increasing presence, it's a good idea to get to know more about bed bugs. 1. Bed bugs are picky eaters Bed bugs are members of the insect family Cimicidae, and each type of cimicid prefers a specific type of host. Cimex lectularius, otherwise known as the common bed bug, feeds primarily on human blood. They also prefer to return to the same place and the same host to feed, which is why their nest is usually somewhere close to where they are feeding. 2. Bed bugs are great at travelling When people discover bed bugs in their home, they may wonder how the pests got there. In many cases, the answer...
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What is Total Pest Management?

From cockroaches and biting flies to the Norway rat and the black widow spider, Spokane residents deal with an annoying array of pests. Whether they bite, sting or are simply nuisances, pests can seriously impact your household. Some insects, spiders and rodents inflict pain or endanger your health and safety. Others can cause major damage to your residence. And the rest make your house, condo or apartment feel a little less like home. Eden Advanced Pest Technologies explains how Total Pest Management works to restore comfort and protect your family and your finances. A Next-Level Pest Control Strategy Conventional pest control treatments keep infestations at bay, especially when used along with preventive measures. But Total Pest Management takes pest prevention and control to the next level. This comprehensive strategy eliminates existing infestations with additional treatments and uses powerful yet safe prevention tactics to keep 50-plus pest varieties from disturbing your...
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