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The warmer weather of the summer brings most of us outside to enjoy the sunshine. Unfortunately these warmer temperatures and increased humidity also provide the ideal conditions for fleas and ticks to survive and reproduce. As we spend more and more time outdoors, so do our pets – putting them at increased risk for picking......
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Summer marks the height of mosquito season for most of us. While the summer months lead most of us to spend more time outdoors, those pesky pests can sometimes make it difficult for us to enjoy the warmer weather and longer days. While most of the time mosquito bites are just an itchy nuisance, mosquitoes......
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One of the most common summer pests is ants. Ants are social creatures who live in colonies made up of workers and a queen. They can also be incredibly difficult to get rid of once they make their way into your home. Treatment and prevention depend on what type of ant you’re dealing with. With......
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One of the most important things we can do for our families is provide a healthy living environment for them. Did you know there are factors outside your home that can affect the overall health inside? 60% of the air we breathe in our homes comes from our crawl space. Are you sure the air......
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If you’re like most of us, you’re ready for the dreary cold of winter to be over. Spring can’t come soon enough with its bright sunshine and warm weather. Unfortunately, this change in season also marks the beginning of swarming season for termites. Termites swarm in the early months of spring to reproduce and to......
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DC Ant says nobody calls a pest control company because they want to — they call because they need to, and DC Scientific Pest Control wants to meet them at that point of need. “We are a problem-solving company,” said DC Ant, the official mascot for DC Scientific Pest Control. You can find DC at......
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Let’s face it – everyone hates roaches – especially in our homes! Roaches are one of the most common household pests. While we don’t want ANY roaches getting into our homes, we especially don’t want German cockroaches. They reproduce much faster than any of their counterparts and can be especially difficult to get rid of.......
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We’ve all heard the horror stories about bed bugs – they invade, they take over your home and they can be difficult to get rid of! It seems like every other week we hear another story on the news about a bed bug infestation. Bed bugs are not known to spread or transmit disease, but......
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Did you know that about 20 billion board feet of wood is destroyed in the US each year? That’s more wood that is damaged each year than by fire! The wood that is used to repair this damage each year makes up almost 10% of the annual wood production in the United States alone…. that’s......
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The holidays are the busiest time of the year for most of us. Whether you’re traveling to visit loved ones or they are coming to stay with you, the holidays are the #1 travel season of the year. This also means it is the busiest time for pests – especially bed bugs! Bed bugs are......
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