Seasons are changing and that means we're all looking for shelter from the cold. This includes those pesky rodents that always make an appearance when the flying insects stop pestering us. But that doesn't mean you have to share your warm and cozy spaces during the holidays.
Everyone in a property management capacity--whether you're a landlord, board member, part of an HOA or Co-Op, or just in the hospitality industry--has thought about commercial bed bug control. There are health and safety concerns. There are liability and cost issues. Don't let bed bugs control your business. Education is the first line of defense when it comes to bed bugs, and there are two great events coming up where you can learn all about the commercial aspects of bed bug control.
Pretty soon you're going to be thinking about winter coats, fall pests and snow removal, but there's still some enjoyable summer days and nights left this year. Maybe it's that last Labor Day barbecue, or the family camping trip, or that last hurrah with friends, but summer isn't over just yet. Here's an end of summer wrap up of everything going on in the world of pests and how it affects you.
Franklin Pest Solutions has been your go-to residential and commercial pest control service in Northwest Indiana for almost a century, but that doesn't mean we're not also extremely conscious of the environmental sensitivity that needs be addressed with pests... particularly when it comes to pollinators. Every pollinator out there plays a role in our food supply chain, but today the buzz is just about bees.
Tick-borne diseases are on the rise in the U.S. With the mild winter we had, tick populations have thrived, which only means one thing: more tick diseases. Here's the state of the tick-borne diseases in the U.S. in one convenient infographic.
It feels so good to be outside enjoying the summer, doesn't it?! While you're walking through the park after dinner, or out playing with the kids in the yard this season, just make sure you're always on the lookout for ticks in the yard. And for the mosquitoes out there, keep bug spray in your purse or car if you're out and about and make sure you keep yourself and kids protected.
Franklin Pest Solutions shares tips during Bed Bug Awareness Week, June 5-11, to avoid contact with bed bugs during the summer travel season and beyond
Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America designates May as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, an ideal time to educate the public about triggers, prevention and treatment measures for asthma and allergic diseases. In recognition of this important observation, Franklin Pest Solutions reminds people that a few simple pest prevention measures can go a long way in combating allergies and asthma this spring.
Topics: allergies and asthma
May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Why? Because it's the WORST month of the year for allergy sufferers. And not just because of the pollinating trees outside. I'm definitely feeling the affects of that right now, myself. Studies have shown that cockroaches cause allergy issues and asthma especially in children. As you're spring cleaning, if you notice signs of pests, please reach out to us! We'll help you out by telling you if it's something to be concerned about or if the bug you found was just an ocassional invader.