Category Archive for: ‘pest control springfield mo’

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Behind the Scenes of Chilton’s Pest Control

Chilton’s was started in 1995 because of a passion for protecting family, friends, and their homes and businesses from the potential dangers of bites and structural damage. Stella Chilton, the owner, is a huge proponent of being part of the community – she is a part of many networking groups like Chamber of Commerce, Networking Today, M.O.B., Working Women in Nixa, …

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Not Your Typical Winter Pest

The typical winter pests – mice, spiders, and bed bugs – take all of your attention when the cold weather starts to roll in. But there are more pests, obscure pests, that you still have to be on the look out for… Termites, Fleas and Moles. They may be considered summer pests, but trust us, they will bug you year …

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Fall Pest Control and Maintenance

The leaves are changing, the air is becoming crisper, and the pests are on the move! Fall is migration season for a lot of critters – trying to find warmth and shelter for the approaching winter months. Mice, spiders and cockroaches are the big 3 we’re going to cover. Mice:   Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it has allowed …

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Voles and Moles, Oh My!

Have you ever been curious about what type of rodent has been eating your perennials and created the tunnels in your yard- well those critters are Voles and Moles. Fortunately there are ways of telling them apart and ways to get rid of them.   First off, Moles are blind and funky looking, although humans rarely see them. Moles live underground and …

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Spring Time Pests

As warmer weather approaches, the shorts coming back out, barbecues set up on every block, people have a need to be outdoors! Even though we all appreciate the spring time for her beauty, the critters and pests get in between you and your families adventures. Ticks are one of the most fearful bugs for all of the outdoor enthusiasts. Ticks …

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Winter Pest Proofing

Shorter days and cooler nights remind us that winter is soon approaching and that we must take precautions to the pests that will be seeking refuge. As the weather gets cooler, common pests like mice, rats, cockroaches, spiders will look for shelter in warm structures to wait out old man winter- that is why it’s a great idea to include pest …

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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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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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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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