Five Mouse Trap Mistakes in Western Pennsylvania

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Five mouse trap mistakes to avoid keeping rodents outside.  Now that summer is almost here, don`t let rodents get in your way. Many people associate the warm weather with insects while rodents are as big as a threat. The furry pests are driven into the chilled, air-conditioned homes from the high temperatures. Mice and other…

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Are you ready to reopen your bar business?

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The last year has been very hard on the food service business in Western Pennsylvania as well as the best of the United States.  Boo’s Bug Stoppers is here to help local bars and restaurants to re-open for close to full service. The last thing that your customers will want to see is a pest…

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How to Prevent Pest Infestations in foodservice

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Today, as consumers return to visit your business establishment, preventing pest infestation is a key business priority.  Public health has never been more top of mind to consumers, especially in foodservice. There are four main ways to prevent pest infestations at your establishment – sanitation, exclusion, removal, and preventative devices: Sanitation – It’s imperative to…

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Integrated Pest Management

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What is Integrated Pest Management? Integrated Pest Management refers to a system of effective and economical pest control. IPM aims to control pest populations below the environmental harm level. It has been found that most pest control methods are not economical or sustainable, which is one of the reasons why so many homeowners do not…

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How do rodents get inside your home?

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A common question, often asked by homeowners, is “How do rats and mice get into my home?” Every year, hundreds of thousands of rodent infestations are reported across the United States. Some of the causes of these invasions can be simple enough: rats and mice are attracted to homes with high levels of human traffic…

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Earwigs got your attention this fall?

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One of our customers asked us if earwigs really crawled into your ear. Well, that’s not really a possibility. It falls into the myth category. But earwigs are a nuisance and homeowners do not want them in their homes in western Pennsylvania this fall. What are Earwigs? While earwigs do not crawl into anyone’s ear,…

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How to Get Rid of Moles and Shrews

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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,…

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How do I know we have termite damage?

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Termite Damage can cost thousands of dollars to remediate and repair.  What can the homeowner do to assess the risk?  It is easy to inspect your home and determine if you have any of the most common signs of termite damage. What at the signs of a potential termite infestation? There are five major signs…

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How to limit Squirrel Damage

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Squirrel Damage is in season. Its that time of year in Western Pennsylvania. Some of our clients report that they have to watch for overhead squirrels.  They seem to be intent on dropping acorns on them as they enjoy the wonderful fall weather that we have been having this year. How do you identify squirrel…

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