Protecting Against Unwanted Guests in the Winter

Pest Control & Maintenance Blog

How Do You Get Rid of Pigeons?

When you think of pests, rodents and bugs immediately come to mind. Wildlife nuisance animals can cause just as much damage and be just as irritating, however, especially pigeons. When these birds flock on your roof or in your parking lots, they have the potential to spread illness, diminish the appearance of your property, and…
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Where Do Silverfish Come From?

Unlike some pests, silverfish won’t bite, spread disease, or even bother you most of the time. In fact, these nocturnal insects prefer to keep out of sight and avoid contact with their human cohabiters. A small, silver- or brown-colored insect, the silverfish is commonly found in many homes and commercial properties and often causes substantial…
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How Fast Do Bed Bugs Spread?

While bed bugs were once thought to be near extinction, these pests have made a shocking comeback – and more than a few headlines – in the past few years. Bed bugs spread via infested spaces and items, and once they do, infestations happen seemingly overnight. But how fast can these invasions spread, and what…
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Is Pest Control Safe for Newborn Babies?

When you notice pests, calling a pest control company immediately comes to mind. But with a newborn baby in the home, your little one’s safety is your top priority. Horizon Pest Control understands your concerns and is prepared to answer all your questions to provide a safe, pest-free environment for you and your child. Here,…
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Are Landlords Responsible For Pest Control?

When homeowners have pest problems, the next step is easy: they pick up the phone and call Horizon Pest Control. But things may be less clear for landlords and their tenants. Who is responsible for handling pest control in rented properties? Learn more about pest control for landlords and tenants to understand your responsibilities when…
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How Often Should Pest Control Be Done?

Whether you can see them or not, trust us when we say that pests are always trying to enter your home. Even if you clean on a daily basis, a lot more needs to be considered when figuring out the frequency of your pest control schedule. Here’s a look at some of the best practices…
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Cockroaches in your yard? Don’t use Gas and a Match!

We get it no one likes cockroaches, we also get that pleasing your wife is very important! But we implore you call a professional next time your wife asks you to remove any pest from your yard!  Don't be this guy! A Brazilian man Cesar Schmitz 48, luckily walked away with no injuries just a…
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Can a Bed Bug Vacuum Help Get Rid of Your Infestation?

If you’re battling a bed bug infestation, you’re not alone. In fact, these instances are on the rise across northern and central New Jersey, and keeping your bedroom and sheets clean is not enough to keep them at bay. That’s where the question of a bed bug infestation comes into play – can the right…
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Keep Pests Away From Your Fire Pit

When the weather is nice, there’s nothing better than hanging around the fire with your friends and family. However, pesky pests can interrupt your good times when they congregate in and around your fire pit. Fortunately, there are plenty of steps you can take to reduce the number of bugs attracted to your fire pit,…
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Protecting Against Unwanted Guests in the Winter

When winter comes, we tend to spend more time in our homes. They provide a cozy place to get out of the elements, but there’s a downside to this warm, welcoming atmosphere – it’s just as appealing to pests as it is to us. With winter right around the corner, it’s more important than ever…
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