How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies Invading Your Kitchen

Fruit flies on banana
A few bugs crashing your outdoor picnic seem par for the course – you are on their turf after all. Your kitchen, on the other hand, is a different story. One of the most common insects to infiltrate this area of the home, and among the most frustrating, is the fruit fly. Where Do Fruit […]
The winter does a great job of getting rid of most flying insects such as mosquitoes and even the bees. While mosquitoes might no longer be a problem during the winter, other insects like cockroaches, mice, spiders, stink bugs, bed bugs, and pavement ants are always ready to take their place.  Like humans, many of […]
Mosquito bite on arm
Ice cream, pool parties and….mosquitoes!?! Unfortunately, mosquitoes are a natural part of warm weather and although they make their presence known, these pesky insects don’t have to ruin your warm weather fun. Here are ways you can keep mosquitoes at bay this summer! Smoke ‘Em Out! Fire pits are a staple of summer and fall—the […]
House mouse
Mice and rats can prove a destructive and unhealthy nuisance to your property. They destroy your belongings, yard or garden, leave behind harmful germs and bacteria, and even spoil your food, which proves damaging to your health. In some cases, you may not have direct contact with the mice, but their droppings transmit the germs. […]
Horsefly on skin
The quick stabbing pain of a horsefly bite is sure to put a damper on summer fun. The large dark horsefly is attracted to large moving mammals; like you having a BBQ by the lake.  The horsefly’s bite is particularly painful because it has a barbed jaw to better hold onto its prey while it […]
Summer weather is here and that means most people will be spending a lot more time outside. This can lead to unpleasant encounters with stinging insects such as wasps, yellow jackets, and hornets. Most of the time they mind their own business and really do not bother people. These insects are part of a delicate […]
Woman with cleaning supplies
For many of us, winter keeps up cooped up inside our homes. The same can be said for most insects, so when the weather finally starts to warm up, so do the bugs! They’re ready to get out and about, and that often means finding their way into your home looking for food. Spring cleaning […]
Overwintering boxelder bugs on window
Now that we’ve moved into fall and the temperatures are starting to drop, you might be noticing some drafts in your home and realizing you need to prepare for winter. Unfortunately, all the pests out there are also trying to prepare for winter by taking up residence in your home, and those drafts your feeling […]
Ants inside the home near crack in the door
1. Stay Clean & Tidy Any food crumbs, especially anything sweet or sticky, are attractive to ants. That’s why one of the simplest and best ways to prevent ants is to keep a clean and tidy home. Any time there is a spill, it’s important to clean it up immediately and thoroughly. Be sure to […]
Bed bug on skin
Bed bugs are a very unwelcome problem to have, and getting rid of them is even more unpleasant and often difficult. Here at General Pest Control, we have years of experience remediating bed bug problems and helping our customers reclaim their homes from these pesky bugs. Consider this your go-to guide for checking for and […]

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