How To Prevent Rats in Your Sacramento Property
Nobody really enjoys spotting a mouse on their property, but it happens occasionally. That being said, most homeowners would choose mice over rats. Yet, Sacramento home and business owners know rats love the rivers, structures, and food the city has to offer. As a leading pest control company, North American Home Services knows pests, including […]
I Have Bed Bugs! Now What?
When it comes to household pests, people dread bed bugs more than others. Of course, since bed bugs feast on human blood while people lay sleeping in bed at night, that makes sense. Unfortunately, bed bugs present huge challenges when it comes to successfully treating them. To that end, North American Home Services (NAHS) covers […]
Do Bug Bombs Work? What You Should Know
Dealing with a pest infestation is no fun. Many people look for DIY solutions in hopes of quickly eliminating annoying pests. Some of these solutions work better than others. A bug bomb, or total release fogger, is one of the more commonly used DIY pest treatments.
How To Get Rid of Cockroaches in Your House
The cockroach, of which there are many species, is one of the most common household pests. They show up seemingly overnight, and can hide just about anywhere in your home. If you are reading this, then we know why you’re here—you have a cockroach problem. After some swatting and some smashing, those roaches just keep […]
Aphid Control: How Can You Get Rid of Them?
Aphids are a type of soft-bodied pest which feed on plant sap. They are one of the most destructive plant pests, as they can stunt plant growth, produce galls, transmit plant viruses, and cause leaf and flower deformation. Aphids are found worldwide, but are most common in temperate regions like California. An aphid infestation poses […]
Is Quarterly Pest Control Worth It?
Preventive care is important. It’s why we go to the doctor regularly for checkups and take our cars in for service and oil changes. But preventative care is good for more than just our health and our cars. If you have dealt with pests at your home or business, then you know just how annoying […]
How To Get Rid of Carpenter Ants: Ant Control Guide
Carpenter ants are a type of wood destroying organism (WDO). They make their home inside wood, chewing out nests—known as “galleries”—with their mandibles. They prefer dead and damp wood over dry wood. Though they chew through wood, they do not consume wood. They discard the chewed wood, often leaving behind a trail that resembles sawdust. […]
How To Prepare Your Home for Pest Control Service
So, you have pests—maybe it’s cockroaches in the kitchen, bed bugs in your furniture, or mice in your attic. Pests are a major annoyance and can make you feel uncomfortable in your own home. Unfortunately, household pests are incredibly common. An infestation can pop up in any home at any time, regardless of how clean […]
What Is the Best Way To Prevent a Pest Infestation?
There are dozens of common household pests, each capable of wreaking their own type of havoc. Rodents can chew through just about anything, cockroaches discreetly munch on food waste, and termites can destroy the very foundation of your home. And that’s just three examples! But you can take steps to prevent a pest infestation from […]
Ultrasonic Pest Repellent: Does It Actually Work?
Ultrasonic pest repellent is an electronic device that emits high-frequency sound waves intended to repel or kill rodents, cockroaches, and other common household pests. Though they are popular, their use and effectiveness as a do-it-yourself pest control solution has been disputed by lab testing. Mounting evidence from researchers indicates that there are much better alternatives […]