For many, summer is an exciting time! The days are longer and hotter, we get to spend more time outdoors, but that warm weather welcomes ants, bees, and other unwanted pests. If you spot an infestation in your home, trust Twin Forks Pest Control® to handle the job of removing those pests as soon as possible. Infestations that are left unattended can result in serious damage to your home that can be very expensive to repair. [Read more…]
There are several types of ants out there and being able to identify them can come in handy. This is especially true when recognizing ants that have invaded your home. When ants take shelter in your home uninvited, it can take a toll on your mental and physical health. Fortunately, the pest control experts of Twin Forks Pest Control® are here to help you learn how to distinguish between carpenter ants, moisture ants, and sugar ants as well as how to prevent them from moving in! [Read more…]
We have been spending a lot more time indoors than usual for the past year, and as mentally exhausting being stuck inside the house may be, it becomes much more draining once you realize that you are quarantining with bed bugs! Discovering that your home is infested with bed bugs is truly alarming. Your home is supposed to be a peaceful sanctuary where you can relax, and bed bugs do not belong there. The professional bed bug exterminators at Twin Forks Pest Control® can take care of your problem but keep in mind that the best method to reduce the chance of an infestation is taking preventative measures. [Read more…]
Bees and wasps are commonly confused for each other. Though they are both flying insects, it is important to know the differences between them to be able to accurately identify which one you are encountering. The reason for this is that wasps are much more aggressive than bees because they can sting multiple times, whereas bees only sting once out of self-defense. Knowing which insect is in your vicinity will help you prevent being in a dangerous situation, and Twin Forks is here to help you do just that!
There are many questions surrounding the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including how it’s spread. With warm weather approaching, there may be concerns about disease transmission from insects, but it’s important to note that coronavirus is not spread by vector pests. While the best and most up-to-date resource for information on coronavirus remains the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we’ll take a look at the differences between common vector-borne diseases and various coronaviruses to help dispel any myths about transmission. [Read more…]