1. Spring Cleaning Tips for Preventing Springtime Pests, Pt. 2

    Welcome back! If you read part one of our blog series, you learned some helpful tips you can follow to prevent pest infestations as you go about your spring cleaning this year. Last time, we focused on cleaning out your kitchen, including all storage areas and under all of your appliances. We also explored some bathroom cleaning tips for maintaining a pest-free bathroom. Today, we’ll focus our a…Read More

  2. Spring Cleaning Tips for Preventing Springtime Pests, Pt. 1

    Welcome back to our blog! With spring just around the corner, it’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again — that wonderful time when homeowners break out the cleaning supplies for a deep cleaning of their homes in preparation for the warmer months ahead. With all the rain we’ve been getting here lately in Greensboro, we’re likely in for a colorful spring when all the springtime flo…Read More

  3. 3 More Common Myths About Mice Explained, Part 2

    Welcome back to the Ray Pest Control blog! In part one of our two-part blog series, we began looking at some of the myths associated with common house mice. As your Top Rated Local® pest control team in Piedmont, we feel it is our duty to inform you about these pesky critters since they are incredibly common in our area. Having a better understanding of mice can help you better protect your home …Read More

  4. Common Myths About Mice Explained, Part 1

    Mice look pretty cute in movies, right? On the big screen, they have adorable beady eyes, cute whiskers, and big silly ears that make them seem harmless and innocent. The truth is, there are many misconceptions about house mice thanks to Disney movies like Cinderella, The Rescuers, and, of course, Stuart Little. In part one of our two-part series, we’d like to clear up some of these common, ofte…Read More

  5. How to Protect Your Kitchen From Pantry Pests, Part 2

    Welcome back! Last time, we started exploring the wild world of pantry pests, what these common pantry pests are, and how to protect your Piedmont home’s kitchen from these annoying (and gross) pests. You may want to read part one of this short blog series to learn more great tips, but here’s a brief recap of the first round of tips. Make sure your windows and screens in your kitchen are prope…Read More

  6. How to Protect Your Kitchen From Pantry Pests, Part 1

    Welcome back to our blog. Pests are a common nuisance that can invade not only our homes, but also the storage areas, closets, and cupboards that are meant to keep our food safe. The thought of multi-legged creatures creeping and crawling on and around the food we eat is extremely unsettling, which is why it should be a priority for homeowners in the Piedmont area to be vigilant about taking steps…Read More

  7. 3 Tips to Keep Pests Away During the Holidays, Part 2

    Welcome back! There’s nothing worse than having unwanted guests in your home during the holidays; however, we aren’t talking about crazy Aunt Petunia here. People often experience a rise in pest activity during the holidays due to improper storage of holiday decorations, bugs hitching rides on festive plants and Christmas trees, and more. In part one of our short blog series, we began looking …Read More

  8. 5 Tips to Keep Pests Away During the Holidays, Part 1

    Welcome back to the Ray Pest Control blog! The holidays are officially here, which means homes will be filled with lots of holiday foods, treats, festive plants and trees, and of course, guests visiting from out of town. While the holidays just wouldn’t be the same without any of these things, it’s important to keep in mind that these can also bring unwanted guests into the home—yes, friends…Read More

  9. How To Avoid Bed Bugs During the Holidays, Part 2

    Hello, and welcome back to the Ray Pest Control blog! In part one of our short blog series, we offered tips for avoiding bed bugs during your holiday travels. We explored some general information about bed bugs including how to identify them, and where they love to hang out and hide. We also looked at ways to avoid catching bed bugs while staying in hotels and motels during holiday vacations, such…Read More