Keep Occasional Invaders Out This Fall

stink but in st. louis

There are lots of bugs that can get into our house all year long. They are the bugs that are able to find food inside man-made structures. That food may be the food we eat, like pantry items or the remnants left on dishes. It can also be the food rotting in our trash cans. They come in to feed on the wood in the framing of our homes. They feed on our furniture, our wallpaper, our clothing, and other items that belong to us. Continue

Pests Are Still Pests After Labor Day

family ejoying one last bbq

Labor Day is past, and now is a time to enjoy the last fleeting days of summer. Perhaps you have one last barbeque planned, maybe a couple more trips to the lake, or a family camping trip. If you are like most people, you may be thinking that insects and other pests are only a problem during the hot summer months. But, unfortunately, this is not the case. Pests continue to be pests long after Labor Day, and some of them even get worse. Continue

Can you kill a bed bug with a hair dryer?

hair dryer

Can you kill a bed bug with a hair dryer? It might seem like an odd question to you but it’s one that we hear quite often. You see, most people have heard how effective heat is in killing bed bugs. This often leads them to take a look around their home to see what heating devices they might already own that could help them get rid of bed bugs. If you’ve found yourself thinking along these same lines, please hold off on taking your hair dryer and going to war… Continue

Where Do Bats Go During The Day?

bat found in rafters of home

In this age of television shows and movies, it is hard not to imagine bats hanging by the thousands in a giant cave. And, since there probably isn't a giant cave anywhere near your Missouri home, you might be wondering, "where do all those bats go during the day?" Well, we can start by putting to rest the giant cave theory. While it is possible for a bat to use a cave during the day, it is more likely that you'll find them in small, tight spaces like the cracks and crevices between rocks or up… Continue

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