Apple Valley Pest Control

Flea Falling

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As fall approaches the calls for flea treatments increase. Most of the calls we get are customers who have already spent a lot of money on over the counter pesticides. While these materials will kill adult fleas they usually won’t have any effect on already laid eggs or larvae. They most likely would have saved money calling a professional from the beginning.  If you are seeing fleas on a regular basis call us for a free inspection to look into the issue. We may be able to help you resolve your issue before it gets out of hand.  #fleas #fall

Protect the Queen

I received a call today for some hornets in a tree. When I arrived to my surprise there was a swarm of honey bees guarding a queen. These bees were preparing to find a new place to start a colony. Pretty cool sight. Luckily the homeowner was quite handy with a nice camera and captured a beautiful picture for me to share. Thank you Mary-Jo.

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Snow+Rain=Termites and Ants

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This past winter’s snowfall and the rain from spring have caused quite the pickup in termite and ant activity.  The next time it rains, take a walk around your home and check for any puddles near the foundation. If you find a lot of water sitting, find ways to get it away from the home. When water sits it can create serious moisture issues which termites thrive on. On every service we are on the lookout for these moisture problems and will work with you to come up with ideas to correct them.

It’s seasonal pest time.

With fall around the corner seasonal pests will become a problem for some homes. These include stink bugs, lady bugs, box elder bugs, and cluster flies. We offer services to help you prevent or rid your home of these pests. Call us today 304-579-8696

Hornets are nasty

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Hornets are very aggressive and will defend their nests. If you see a nest hanging on a tree or on a building you should call a professional to remove it for you. Here is one that I took down today.