Well, it’s an early season for the busy bees.  We don’t mind bees so much- generally they don’t bother people!  It’s the wasps, hornets & yellow jackets that are the biggest problem in and around people’s homes (although some bees can be a problem too). We, at Peak Pest [...]

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Although we have been doing crawl space restorations as long as we have been in business, we only recently added a page about crawlspace restorations to our site.  When we do a rodent inspection, we often make note of the condition of the crawlspace.  When there is cause for [...]

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Something I hear on a regular basis is this: “I keep a clean home, I have some kind of biting pest, but it couldn’t be bedbugs.”

Bedbugs don’t prefer dirty homes.  Bedbugs aren’t even more likely to be a problem in dirty homes, they are however, more likely to be a persistent problem in dirty [...]

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Generally speaking bees are a very beneficial insect.  Bees help with pollination, they make honey (honey bees- not all bees) and most of the time they are not a problem.  A pest control professionals definition of a bee is different than the general population.  We have to be able to differentiate between [...]

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When you are considering purchasing a home, there are a number of questions you ask.  Most of those questions probably fall into the category “Does this home work for me?”  After you have made those considerations, there is often an inspection by a home inspector.  This inspection will raise questions that fall [...]

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When buying a new home there are many things to consider like size, location, upgrades, etc. In this “buyers” market there are plenty of homes available for purchase.  Once you get past “looking” and are considering making offers and especially after you’ve made offers you’ll start hearing about a home buyers inspection.  In the inspection, [...]

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I was chatting with a friend of mine about work and the subject of bedbugs came up.  I am a pest control professional so these kinds of things come up a lot for me.  Anyways, as our conversation went on, I discovered that there is a general lack of knowledge on the topic of [...]

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Rats and mice generally make their nest out of sight to humans.  Rodents tend to build nests behind appliances, in forgotten/packed away boxes and drawers, and in the insulation in the crawl space or attic of homes etc.  Occasionally one of these hidden pests will die somewhere in a home and of [...]

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