10 Unusual Mosquito Breeding Grounds

By |2016-10-28T14:40:54-08:00February 13th, 2014|Categories: General Pest Control, Mosquitoes|Tags: , , , , , |

California Needs Water Not Mosquitoes Warm winter, now (finally) rain, may soon mean more mosquitoes for California. Mosquitoes breed in standing water, so most people know to store buckets upside down. What few realize however, is how little water mosquitoes [...]

The American Cockroach: What You Need To Know

By |2016-10-28T14:42:24-08:00September 23rd, 2013|Categories: General Pest Control|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The American cockroach, Periplaneta americana. (cc) Photo by Gary Alpert American cockroaches are some of the nastiest bugs found in the United States. Every state has some area that is infested with these diseases carrying bugs, including California. [...]

Change Batteries in Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

By |2013-09-18T14:30:05-08:00November 3rd, 2012|Categories: Quick Home Maintenance Tips|Tags: , , , |

The national fire safety board recommends that you CHANGE THE BATTERIES in your smoke alarms and Carbon Monoxide detectors once a year during daylight savings time. Price of new batteries: $4.00. Your family: Priceless. And did you know you’re supposed [...]