Boo's Bug Stoppers Beaver County PA Pest Control

Summer Pest Prevention

Summer is a great time to have fun with your family, enjoy the great outdoors, work on your tan, and revel in your ability to go outside without having to bundle up.

Unfortunately, it’s also a great time for pests that ruin those activities to thrive, multiply, and possibly even take over your yard and ruin your outdoor fun.

If you want to fully enjoy your summer, and to keep yourself and your family safe from invaders that can cause anything from annoying itching to insect-borne diseases and dangerous allergic or toxic reactions, here are six pest prevention tips you should use this summer

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yellow jackets

It’s summertime here in the ‘Burgh – time for pool parties, family reunions, and relaxing in the sun – not dodging yellow jackets.

What it’s definitely NOT time for is a swarm of dangerous yellow jackets turning a fun party into a constant vigil for aggressive insects, or the sanctuary of your yard into a health hazard.

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bed bugs

I want to talk to you about how to avoid getting bed bugs while on vacation, or traveling for business.

We’re well into the vacation season here in western Pennsylvania. Many of us are off to the surrounding mountains, while the other half of Pittsburgh seems to be headed to the outer banks.

Whichever your destination of choice may be, you might end up visiting places where previous guests have left some bloodsucking visitors behind, and those visitors would be more than happy to hitch a ride home with you.

If you’re going on vacation in the near future, here are three bed bug prevention methods you can use to avoid picking up pests while you’re on vacation, and some strategies you can use if they come home with you despite your best efforts.

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Stinging insects

Had it with Stinging Insects?

Are stinging insects threatening to ruin your summer fun, or possibly even infect your family with dangerous insect-borne diseases?

As a species that effectively amounts to a swarm of dirty used needles with wings, mosquitoes can range from a chronic irritation to a major health hazard, and they aren’t the only flying pest that can threaten your ability to enjoy the warm weather in peace.

Just as the Penguins won the last two games of the Stanley Cup with great defense, it’s time for you to defend yourself and your children against the threat of annoying and potentially sickness-bearing insects.

Here are four stinging insect prevention strategies you can start using this week:

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moles and shrews

As a pest control expert, one of the most frequent questions I receive is “How do I get rid of moles and shrews?”

If you have moles or shrews in your yard, it’s important to deal with the problem quickly. Both species can cause a great deal of damage, and the longer you leave them, the more they breed and multiply.

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