Autumn Pests

Hello Fall! Hello Pests……

Cooler temperatures, changing leaves, Fall is a favorite for many, but for many pests the change in season indicates the need to find refuge from the winter weather ahead. Rodents, spiders, cockroaches and more will be migrating indoors to the warm temperatures and food that you provide. You must remember the importance that fall pest-proofing can play in keeping pests from …

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Is there a mouse in the house?

Kids are back in school, temperatures are starting to cool, and fall is approaching… Mice are on the hunt for new sources of shelter, food and water for winter. Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it has allowed a house mouse to thrive. Mice will readily explore your home using wall voids, utility pipes and wires, and heating and cooling …

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Carpenter Ants In Your House

Carpenter Ants

Carpenter ants damage wood by excavating and creating galleries and tunnels for their nest. These areas are clean, i.e. they do not contain sawdust or other debris, and are smooth, with a well sanded appearance. The damage to wood structures is variable. The longer a colony is present in a structure, the greater the damage that can be done. Structural …

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A No Stings Summer

Summer is when stinging insects thrive, and Missourians need to take the proper precautions to keep wasp infestations at bay. While some stinging insects are beneficial to our environment, such as bees, others – including wasps, yellowjackets, and hornets – can pose a threat to people and structures. Stinging insects can nest in a variety of locations: trees, bushes, cavities in the ground, …

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Unpacking Bed Bugs

Now that school is out and summer is officially here families are packing their bags to head out on vacation.  Whether your vacation takes you to a local lake or one of the coasts, bed bugs are a key concern. Bed bugs have become more worrisome for travelers, as they can be found in many different locations – including hotel rooms, …

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Tick Bites: Symptoms and Treatments

Ticks are common throughout the United States. They live outdoors in grass, trees, shrubs, and leaf piles. Unfortunately for us, they’re attracted to people and their four-legged pets, and can easily move between the two. If you’ve spent any time outdoors, you’ve likely encountered ticks at some point. Tick bites are often harmless, in which case they do not cause …

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Clean Home Prevention

How to Prevent Pests

Here are some basic tips on how to keep pests away! Of course, if you ever have a pest problem feel free to give us a call: we offer Free Inspections! 1. Leftovers: Ants love them! Store food in airtight containers like Tupperware or jars with rubber seals on the lids. 2. Keep a tight lid on your trash can at all …

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We’re Adding Mowing Services!

Chilton’s Environmental is adding a landscape devision to our company, including mowing services. If you’re looking to enjoy your yard more without putting in the money for supplies or the labor on hot summer days then you need to call Chilton’s! We are offering lawn services to residential and commercial properties. Do you know what the greatest part is? While …

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Moles terrorizing your yard? FAQs

Do I have a Mole? The best way to determine if you have moles is by surveying the damage. With moles you’ll see mounds of dirt and/or surface tunnels. Not all moles make both surface tunnels and dirt mounds, if you have one or the other you have a mole. If you see an exposed tunnel entrance with discarded dirt …

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Why Chilton’s?

Chilton’s Environmental Termite & Pest Control is family owned and operated business located in Nixa Missouri and serving Southern Missouri since 1994. You can count on us to eliminate your pest problems and to keep your home and family free from those pesky nuisances! Chilton’s Environmental cares about your safety. That is why we offer Peace of Mind Inspections for Free, …

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