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Rodent Infestation: Combating Them Inside Your Home

By | 2017-11-07T02:49:03+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Mice, Rodent Control|

Rodent Infestation: Combating Them Inside Your Home Rodents are one of the largest pests to regularly inhabit homes, and their ability to survive in any habitat has made them the most widely distributed household pests on earth. Here are a few things all homeowners should consider when faced with a rodent infestation. Detection Rodents are

Using Local Exterminator for Bed Bugs After Traveling

By | 2017-11-07T02:31:59+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Bed Bugs|

Using Local Exterminator for Bed Bugs After Traveling The holidays will be here in just a few short weeks. If you intend on traveling soon, it is likely you will be sleeping in a bed other than your own. The possibility of a bed bug problem is always a concern. If bed bugs are transferred

The Dangers of Rodents: Sharing Your Home

By | 2017-11-07T01:55:44+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Mice, Rodent Control|

The Dangers of Rodents: Sharing Your Home For many, mere sight of a mouse, or worse, a rat scampering across the floor is enough to send them up on top of a chair. While there are many reasons to be afraid of the dangers of rodents, the biggest of them all include the fact that they

How to Find a Local Exterminator

By | 2017-11-07T01:37:19+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Pest Control|

How to Find a Local Exterminator It’s very important to have a reliable local exterminator for any of your pest problems. Once a pest issue takes hold, you can’t wait to resolve it. You need someone to come and take care of it right away. So, dependability and reliability are important characteristics when searching for

Protecting Your Home Against Mouse Intrusions

By | 2017-11-03T01:24:00+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Mice, Rodent Control|

Protecting Your Home Against Mouse Intrusions If you recently noticed mouse droppings inside of your home, you are most likely concerned about the presence of the critters who had left them behind. Mouse intrusions can be alleviated with several proactive steps. Here are some tips to consider helping in keeping rodents from becoming a problem.

Rodent Control Experts, Rodent Awareness Week & Pest World 2017

By | 2017-10-26T14:31:56+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Mice, Rodent Control|

Rodent Control Experts, 4th Annual Rodent Awareness Week & Pest World 2017 Not only is it the 4th Annual Rodent Awareness Week - October 22-28 - but Capitol Pest Rodent Control Experts kicked off #PestWorld2017 in Baltimore, MD this week. As President of the Maryland State Pest Control Association and President of Capitol Pest, Brian

The Trouble with Cockroaches: A Local Exterminator for Roaches Explains

By | 2017-10-10T07:49:59+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Cockroach|

The Trouble with Cockroaches: A Local Exterminator for Roaches Explains There are thousands of species of cockroaches, but only a few of them are considered pests. Unfortunately, some of the worst live right here. Of all the troublesome roaches that inhabit the DC area, the most dangerous may be the American cockroach. Capitol Pest, your

In Autumn, The Ants Go Marching. Local Exterminator Can Help.

By | 2017-10-10T07:53:07+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Ants|

In Autumn, The Ants Go Marching. A Local Exterminator Can Help. As the seasons change, the behavior and migration of insects also changes. Cooler fall temperatures encourage ants to move to warmer climates. And while we, in the DC area, consider Florida a good alternative to winters around the beltway; the ants in your yard

Control Mosquitoes, Protect Your Health

By | 2017-09-25T19:59:54+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Mosquito, Tick, and Fleas|

Control Mosquitoes, Protect Your Health The seasonal warmth of summer is long anticipated by families each year. Getting out to enjoy the sun and fun in your yard is always a treat; that is, until the mosquitoes arrive. Now that Autumn is here, it's still important to control mosquitoes. While their itchy bites eventually go

How Often Should You Schedule a Termite Inspection

By | 2017-09-25T19:42:23+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Termite|

How Often Should You Schedule a Termite Inspection? Termites are both a common and extremely serious problem. Typically older homes or those in an extremely moist environment are at a heightened risk. Since the Washington D.C. metro area checks off both of these boxes on a checklist, we recommend a regularly scheduled termite inspection for