Articles from the Dewey Library

How to Avoid a Winter Pest Invasion

By: Bob Vila - Home Improvement Expert Like so many other things in life, winter means different things to different people. I've often noticed that one's opinion of the cold season depends on his or her age. As a child, you might eagerly embrace the winter for its promise of sledding, snowball…

[MORE]

How-To Pest Proof Your Basement & Attic

Many people are anxious about encountering unwanted pests, especially in their own homes. As such, homeowners often take preventative measures as part of their seasonal maintenance routine. However, there are several rooms in a house that can be easily overlooked in the process of pest proofing -…

[MORE]

5 Common Pests, Tips, & Facts on Winter Pests

 When winter weather arrives, some pests go into hibernation while others enter homes seeking warmth and food sources. The National Pest Management Association encourages homeowners to take several precautions against common winter pests like mice, rats, raccoons, cockroaches and spiders.

[MORE]

What the Wintery Weather Means for Pests

Winter arrived with attitude this year. Snowstorms and cold snaps across the country have been causing travel delays, school closings and chilly commutes, but the weather could also be affecting homes, making it easier for household pests to find a way inside. Cold weather pests including rats and…

[MORE]