This winter season’s unwelcome pests may soon join South Jersey homeowners by the fire to stay warm and out of the elements. Rain and colder temperatures send wintry pests, such as chipmunks, mice, spiders and cockroaches searching for food, water and shelter indoors.
The AB-Con Bug Blog
The leaves in South Jersey are falling – and with the fall season the cooler evenings send a signal to bugs – not to mention rodents, like mice and squirrels:
“It’s time to seek shelter for the coming winter!”Read Full Article
Crickets usually invade homes at the end of the summer and early fall. As the nights cool down, crickets begin to move indoors. They come inside looking for water, food and warmth.
When crickets find their way inside homes, sheds and buildings, they can damage clothing, carpeting and other fabrics. They can eat through large areas of fabric, and are especially attracted to clothes soiled with perspiration.Read Full Article
South Jersey temperatures are going to hit the 70’s this week and all those pests who have been hiding from the cold will begin to appear.
It’s time to start thinking about scheduling a Spring Lawn spray and AB-Con is already getting calls for Termite Swarmers.
So you have been told your Cherry Hill home has termites – how do you decide between Termite Bait Stations or Traditional Liquid Termite Treatment?
There are two acceptable methods for treating a house for termites. The first is a liquid treatment applying a non-repellant termiticide that creates an invisible barrier between the entire structure and the ground. The second is a baiting system that attempts to attract termites and subsequently poison the termite colony. The baiting system approach calls for the bait stations to be placed sporadically around the house and monitored to see if termites have infested the wood bait in the station.Read Full Article
Tackling rodent infestations involves dealing with structural and sanitary issues – and the time to check your South Jersey home is NOW! As the cool weather settles in, rodents begin to head indoors, looking for warm places to nest.
1. Look for the signs of rodent’s presence.
You should consider hiring a traditional home inspector and employing a licensed termite inspector before purchasing real estate or buying a home.
Termites. That one word can cause fear and anxiety in homeowners all over the country – but if you live in South Jersey you have nothing to worry about. Why? Because AB-Con Termite and Pest Control Professionals is here to help.Read Full Article
AB-Con of course! There is no such thing as a termite-proof home. But did you know the majority of termite damage is discovered at the time a homeowner prepares to do a weekend renovation, such as replacing some trim or updating the bathroom? Most people don’t know what’s going on inside their walls until they actually open them up and discover the damage.Read Full Article