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Termite Extermination Options: Baiting System vs Liquid Barrier

Termite ExterminationThe control and elimination of termites is not a recent subject for ongoing debate within the pest control industry. Extermination and pest control specialists have argued about the best method to use – baiting systems or liquid barrier treatments –more specifically, Sentricon® Termite Colony Elimination systems vs. Termidor® liquid barrier treatments. To make an effective comparison, you have to look at both sides of the coin, so to speak. So what is all the dissension about and is one method better to use than the other? Continue reading

The 5 Warning Signs Of A Possible Infestation In Your Home

professional exterminatorMost of the pests that have invaded a Maryland home prefer the darker, uninhabited areas within the structure. Plus, you oftentimes fail to notice them as many are nocturnal and only come out when it is dark and very quiet inside your home. Unfortunately, the homeowner is not aware of any infestation until your entire home is under their control. However, there are certain warning signs that will alert you to the possibility of an infestation in your home. Continue reading

Do You Know The 5 Warning Signs Of A Termite Infestation?

Do You Know The 5 Warning Signs Of A Termite InfestationThe termite has long been recognized as the #1 enemy of homes and structures built from wood. They are even more of a threat to homes than fires, flooding, and high winds are. The key to avoiding termite damage to your home is to educate yourself about the insect’s behavior, learn how to identify the warning signs of a possible infestation, and take proper measures to prevent this from occurring. Here are the 5 most common signs indicating a possible termite infestation: Continue reading

The Importance Of Preventative Pest Control

The Importance Of Preventative Pest ControlThere are two basic strategies where preventative pest control is concerned – the DIY version and the professional version. The safest and most effective extermination of pests should be performed by a licensed professional. Over-the-counter products that you purchase in the store can easily be over-applied which increases the risk of exposure to potentially dangerous chemicals. Conversely, Bugout Termite and Pest Control now uses organic, reduced-risk pest control options that can be safely used around humans and their pets. Continue reading

How Do Commercial And Residential Pest Control Differ?

How Do Commercial And Residential Pest Control DifferIf you have ever been searching for a pest control service in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, or Howard Counties, you’ve probably noticed that some offer commercial or residential services. On the other hand, Bugout Termite and Pest Control offers both types of pest control and extermination services. Since a wide range of pests and rodents call these areas of Maryland home, many clients require our services in their homes and places of business. So you may be wondering how commercial services differ from residential services. Continue reading

Pest Infestations And 5 Medical Health Hazards Attributed To Them

rodent controlIt goes without saying that pest infestations can be annoying and a source of embarrassment. It can make a person feel that their homes are not clean and cause a great deal of discomfort in the process. More importantly, these infestations can pose serious health threats for adults and children. The following is a list of 5 different health hazards that have been attributed to different pest infestations. Continue reading

DIY vs. Professional Pest Control

DIY vs. Professional Pest ControlAlthough you can save money on pest control when you DIY, there are certain instances when you are better off hiring a professional to handle your extermination and pest control needs. Granted, there will be times when certain over-the-counter pesticides will help you eradicate certain pests and prevent more from returning. Plus, just about every OTC pest product out there will provide preventative maintenance tips in addition to the long list of pests that it will kill. Continue reading

Controlling Mosquitos And Potential Health Threats

Controlling Mosquitos And Potential Health ThreatsAs one of the mid-Atlantic coastal states, Maryland sees its share of mosquito infestations and the potential health threats that they carry. Not only is this unwelcome pest a nuisance when you are trying to enjoy your backyard living space or an outdoor event, they pose a serious health threat to many human beings. Indeed, the mosquito has a terrible reputation and is considered to be one of the world’s deadliest creatures. Science has proven that mosquitos can transmit the EEE or Eastern equine encephalitis and West Nile viruses. However, they are capable of transmitting heartworms to humans as well as pets. Continue reading

The Value Of Termite Inspection In Maryland Real Estate Market

termite inspectionWhether you are in the market for a new home or selling your current one, at some point in the process, a termite inspection will be required before the sale can close. As a condition for approval of the loan, the lender that is involved will ask you to produce a termite inspection certificate beforehand. Interestingly enough, not getting this done before putting a home up for sale is one of the costliest mistakes that home sellers make. In most cases, the seller waits until the home has been sold before scheduling an inspection and then wind up regretting that they hadn’t done this sooner. Continue reading