Action Pest Control

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  • Growing Camel Cricket Problem

    A growing problem in the United States, including here in Owensboro and other parts of Action Pest Control’s service area, is the rapid increase in the population of camel crickets. These are not the typical black crickets that will chirp on a warm summer night outside your open window. The camel cricket doesn’t make a sound to lull you to sleep; instead, these crickets could be invading your base...

  • Spotlight Employee: Derek Taylor

    Q. How long have you been with Action? A. 9 years Q. What three words best describe you? A. Persistent, stubborn, and active Q. What is your favorite thing about working at Action Pest Control? A. Work environment. I've always enjoyed showing up for work here. Q. What would people never guess you do in your work with Action? A. Drink a lot of coffee. Not because I need it, just because I love it. ...

Action Pest Control

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Generated 1 week ago

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  • Does Bird Control Hurt The Bird?

    At Action Pest Control, we love birds. The folks who work here were kids once, just like you. We all loved feeding bread and chips to seagulls. We all loved holding out french fries, in the hopes that a bird would pluck it from our hand. We loved to watch a herd of ducks or geese come running for some crackers. Birds are amazing creatures. But, just like you, we grew up and found out that birds ca...

  • Tips for a Cockroach Free Louisville Home

    If you have German cockroaches in your Louisville home, you are going to need some help. These roaches and other varieties are common inside many homes in your area. They pose a serious health risk to you and your family as they move from unsanitary conditions to food sources, carrying microorganisms that can cause serious illnesses and food poisoning. Adult cockroaches are about ½” long, and they...

  • The Termites Are Going to Show Up Soon in Lexington

    It’s that time of year again! Termites will start showing up when the days are warmer and the gentle spring rains appear. Subterranean termites will begin to swarm during the day, anywhere from February through May. Don’t panic, there are things that you can do, and the first step is deciding how you're going to handle them this year. Basically, you have two choices concerning termites: Wait for...

Action Pest Control

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Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Are Black Widow Spiders Really Dangerous?

    National Geographic considers the black widow spider to be the most venomous spider found in North America. The male and female black widow spiders have different appearances, with females showing off a shiny black body and a red or orange colored mark shaped like an hourglass under their round abdomen. Female black widows are about one and a half inches long. Male black widows are half the size o...

  • Bed Bugs On The Rise In Louisville Schools

    There was a time when head lice was the big bug on campus. But, since the return of the bed bug menace, back in the late 1990s, these insects have been making up for lost time. It is becoming far too common to hear about bed bug infestations spreading from one home to another by way of the school systems. When parents are warned that bed bugs have been found, the usual reaction is shock. How is th...

Action Pest Control

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Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • How Winter Weather Makes Your Home Vulnerable To Pests

    Though we have had a milder winter this year in Terre Haute, there are still many ways winter can promote pest invasions. Winter is a time of year when all states get more precipitation and generally stronger winds. Here are some ways winter weather can make your home vulnerable to pests. Rain and Snow You've probably heard the old adage, "It never rains but it pours." Well, "If it isn't snowing, ...

  • Drop The Bomb On Bed Bugs

    Are you getting bitten? Do you suspect that you have bed bugs--or worse, have you actually seen these bugs crawling around? If so, there is a good chance you're not happy about it. That's how it begins. Sadly, that is only the beginning. When bed bugs get into a home, they are hard to get out. Do-it-yourself pest methods are no match for these bugs. In fact, even some pest control companies have a...

  • What Are Bird Deterrents

    When it comes to pest control, we are all familiar with repellents. These are products that are used to drive pests away. Some repellents are toxic. If pests don't take the hint, they don't live long to regret their decision. We don't feel that this kind of pest control is appropriate for pest birds. If you've ever watched a few little birds playing in a bush, or took some time to feed a seagull, ...

  • How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs in Jasper

    Bed bugs are a problem. In fact, they are a really big problem. These tiny little creatures have made a comeback from near extinction here in the United States and have infiltrated nearly every corner of America in the past decade or so. Unfortunately, homes and businesses here in Jasper have not been spared. Many have invaded local homes and businesses much to the shock of their property owners, ...

  • What Are Carpet Beetles?

    Carpet beetles are insects that belong to the family Dermestidae, which has more than 500 species worldwide. The species within Dermestidae, known as carpet beetles, that we battle as household pests, are Anthrenus verbasci (varied carpet beetle), Anthrenus scrophulariae (common carpet beetle), Anthrenus flavipes (furniture carpet beetle), and Attagenus unicolor (black carpet beetle). These are sm...

  • German Cockroaches Spell Trouble for Louisville Businesses

    What’s worse than a one-star Yelp review for a restaurant because of a bad service experience; probably a one-star Yelp review because a customer spotted a cockroach in your restaurant! Nothing can damage a restaurant’s reputation quite like a problem with pests, especially if the pest is a cockroach. Cockroaches, especially German cockroaches, are common invaders in restaurants; this is because r...

  • Proactive Termite Control Options

    Have you heard? You can prevent termite damage before these elusive creatures destroy your house by being proactive! Much like getting dental cleanings regularly aids in the prevention of cavities and health screenings can help to catch deadly diseases before they can take hold, a termite control program from a knowledgeable and trusted pest control company can stop termites before any damage is d...

  • Louisville Spiders

    While the title of this article may make a good name for a sports team, and it would certainly be interesting to talk about a new franchise coming to town, we think it would be more interesting, and helpful to talk about the spiders we have in Louisville and give some tips that could prevent an accidental bite. House Spiders Some spiders live almost exclusively with humans. Many of these spiders w...

  • Start 2017 Off Rodent Free

    The best things in life are free. You've heard the saying. Things like hugs, friends, family, smiles, laughter, happy memories, and love. These are definitely some pretty awesome things in life that are free, but do you know what else is awesome when it is free? Your home, when it is free of rodents. There are many benefits to having a rodent-free house! But a house that contains rodents, if the p...

  • Can A Fumigation Be Done In Winter?

    Yes. A fumigation can be done any time of year. In fact, a winter fumigation may be exactly what your home or business needs. There are many pests that target man-made structures in late fall to escape the freezing temperatures of winter. If you're dealing with these overwintering pests, a fumigation can help you flick the "reset" button and stop those bugs cold. Fumigation is a process that uses ...

Action Pest Control

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Generated 5 months ago

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  • Bed Bugs And Lexington Schools

    Bed bug infestations are popping up all over Lexington. These blood-eating pests, that were driven to near extinction in the 1950s, are back with a vengeance. And, with all of the home and apartment infestations we're having, it is more important than ever to teach your kids about bed bugs. While schools aren't a common zone of infestation, it is the perfect hub for bed bugs to transfer from one s...

Action Pest Control

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • Keep the Bugs out of Your Business with Action Pest Control

    When your clients and visitors do business with your company, you want them to be greeted with a smiling face, not cockroaches and other pests. If you don’t have a handle on your pest control, you will have more visitors at your front door, and they won't be there to spend money. In fact, failing to control bugs and pests can cost you more in the long run. You need an action plan to get rid of and...

  • Tailgate Tips For Unwanted Pests

    It's football season again. Are you looking forward to a 60-yard touchdown pass, a running back breaking tackles to find the end zone, or a heart-stopping interception? Is it your love of the sport that has you braving the traffic and fighting the crowds to get into the stadium? Or, do you have food on your mind? Lot's of fans do. Tailgating and football go together like chocolate and peanut butte...

Action Pest Control

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • Fall Pest Preparation

    You are in a battle. You may not realize it, but the walls of your home are being scouted every single day. Flying insects land on your window sills, crawling insects scale your basement walls, and wildlife scurry around your perimeter looking for any weak spots. This is a process that never ceases. The army that opposes you never stops encroaching. But, when fall comes, it will be as if an order ...

  • Secrets to Avoiding Mosquitoes in Early Fall

    While you sip your pumpkin-flavored drink, don your fall attire, and set out on a leaf-peeping adventure, the last thing on your mind is mosquitoes. Just because you are in a fall state-of-mind, it doesn’t mean the buzzing little pests are. This fall, while you are enjoying the early fall weather, make sure you protect yourself, your family, and your pets from mosquitoes. 5 Things You Didn’t Know ...

Action Pest Control

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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