What is Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Why you should demand it for your West Des Moines Home

What is Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Integrated pest management has been a term used in West Des Moines pest control and by pest control companies throughout the United States since the early 90’s.  As science and the pest control industry has evolved pest control experts have developed ways to control pest in a better way. […]

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Seven Tips Every Property Manager Should Know About Bed Bugs in Apartments

Seven Tips Every Property Manager Should Know About Bed Bugs in Apartments If bed bugs have become a problem in your apartment buildings or your just trying to prevent bed bugs from gaining a foot hold on your property, here a seven tips every property manager should know to control and prevent bed bugs from becoming a […]

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Ant Control

Here is a list of common ants in Des Moines and the surrounding areas:Odorous House Ants (Tapinoma Sessile):Often referred to as “sugar ants” these small black or brown colored ants are about 2.5 to 3mm long and live in colonies around your home. They are a “tramp ant” meaning they often have several queens in […]

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Bed Bug Treatment Options (Pros & Cons)

How are bed bugs treated: There are three major types of professional bed bug treatment Des Moines options.  We will discuss each in detail here. Option 1: Chemical Bed Bug Treatments Option 2: Partial thermal remediation with chemical in un-heated spaces. Option 3: Total thermal remediation (whole house is heated to lethal temperature) Option 1: Chemical Bed […]

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Termite Prevention Tips

Why Termite Prevention is Important! Termite prevention is a great topic for home owners in Des Moines, Urbandale, Johnston and central Iowa. Termites cause as much as 5 billion dollars worth of damage property damage each year in the United States, and most home owners insurance does not cover termite damage. In Des Moines and […]

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