Fall Pests to Watch Out For

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As summer comes to an end, its pests unfortunately don’t go with it. Each season has its own weather patterns, traits, decorations, and traditions, but they also have their own selection of featured pests. Now that fall is here, it’s time to examine your homes and contact your local, professional pest control company like Budget […]

Real-life creepy critters that can give homeowners a scare this Halloween

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Here’s a guide to some common household critters: Rats Rats are one of the most hated pests, due in part to their strange, hairy appearance. They are primarily nocturnal and can be found nesting in a variety of places – from inside piles of garbage to undisturbed areas of basements. Rats can fit through an […]

Why Do I Have Cockroaches in My Home?

Why Do I Have Roaches

The sight of a cockroach scurrying across the kitchen floor is enough to send shivers down any homeowner’s spine, and with good reason. These home invaders wreak havoc: they carry diseases, aggravate allergies (especially in children), ruin food, and on rare occasions, even bite. Not to mention, they’re just plain frightening. Homeowners who suffer from […]

Did You Know Budget Pest Control Offers Wildlife Trapping?

Wildlife Trapping

It’s always great to admire wildlife from afar when out in nature, but one space that should be strictly for human use—exception for pets—is our houses and yards. Unfortunately, wildlife doesn’t understand the concept of property lines, and those that live in rural areas are susceptible to the occasional critter visit. While most homeowners deal […]

What is the Difference Between a Carpenter Ant and a Termite?

Carpenter Ants

Carpenter ants and termites are two types of insects that can be extremely dangerous to homes because of their ability to damage wooden structures quickly. However, they infest houses for different reasons, don’t look the same, and behave differently, making it possible to tell them apart if you know what to look for. What is […]