Ladybug, ladybug, fly away! It’s something we said for fun as kids, but come fall you may be meaning it! Snug as a Bug In the fall, ladybugs begin looking for places to hibernate, and they tend to think our homes look pretty nice! They’re especially attracted to light-colored homes and older homes, but they are attracted to the heat reflected by all homes. Bug Perfume The problem with ladybugs is that once one decides your home is a nice play to stay the winter, it releases pheromones to attract other ladybugs — from as far as a quarter-mile away! ...
One of the great things about chilly nights in the fall and winter is being able to enjoy the warmth of a crackling fire in your fireplace. If you use your fireplace often, you probably store firewood, too. Here’s what you need to do to keep it pest-free — and to prevent those pests from getting inside your home.
With the summer having finally given us a break for the cooler temperatures of autumn, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your home for fall pests. Here are our top tips to keep bugs out of your home this fall and winter.
As winter sets in, we spend less time outside and more in our cozy homes. Rodents and other pests also seek warmth, and our homes are often the perfect refuge in wintry conditions. If mice and rats can find a way into your home, they will. We have to take action to keep them out.