3 Reasons Why You Need to Treat Your Home for Rodents

A rodent infestation is nothing to take lightly. If it’s affecting your home, you need to act quickly before it gets out of control. Rodents such as mice and rats cause numerous problems not only for people but also for the places in which they live. When rodents have invaded your personal space, it’s important… Read more »

Why Not to DIY Pest Control

It’s easier than ever to take pest control into your own hands. The do-it-yourself stores have popped up online and in local cities, helping people buy what they need to get rid of pests once and for all. Unfortunately, pest control is a serious matter and oftentimes requires proper training when dealing with infestations. 3… Read more »

How Hurricanes Aid Mosquitoes in Texas

In addition to destroying countless buildings, trees and vehicles, Hurricane Harvey unleashed an enormous mosquito swarm during September. Insect experts in Texas reported that most of these bugs were members of the psorophora species. Traits Psorophora mosquitoes rank among the biggest “skeeters” in the Lone Star State. They also seek prey more energetically and trigger… Read more »

4 common places rodents hide in homes

A rodent infestation is more than just a nuisance. Rodents carry diseases and attract other pests, like fleas and ticks, that also threaten your family’s health. Their tendency to gnaw on electrical wiring has sparked many a house fire. At the very least, rats, mice and squirrels damage property and make a huge mess. Rodents… Read more »

Top Three Steps to Keep Your Home Free of Ants

Ants are a nuisance throughout America, but the hot Texas climate encourages these troublesome insects to breed rapidly and invade homes all year long. Here at Hart Pest Control, we’re regularly called out to eliminate a variety of ants that include carpenter ants, fire ants, odorous house ants, acrobat ants, pyramid ants and pharaoh ants.… Read more »

Tips for Your Labor Day BBQs

Labor Day is a great time of year to get together with your family and host a cookout. If you are like others, you will want to do everything that you can to make your cookout stand out in a positive way, but doing so is not always easy. You and your guests are not… Read more »

The Dangers of Scorpions and Spiders

Is your family protected from scorpions and spiders? Arachnids are very good at hiding. If they come into your home, you could be at risk for painful bites and stings. Although arachnids’ venom is rarely fatal, people with allergies or special sensitivity should be aware of the danger that they pose to humans. Spiders Spiders… Read more »

Why Mosquitoes Are Such A Problem During This Time Of Year

As warm weather approaches, people will head outside and make plans for the summer, and you are no stranger to mosquitoes if you can relate to that situation. Most people know that these pests are worst in the summer than any other time of the year, but they don’t know why. If you would like… Read more »

Difference Between Bees & Wasps

If you plan to spend much time outdoors over the spring or summer, it’s important you learn the difference between bees and wasps if you don’t want to get attacked. Although these stinging insects have a lot in common, they also have distinct features that set them apart, and not knowing the type of pest… Read more »

3 Tips for Controlling Mosquitoes This Summer

A lot of local residents have been waiting for the summer to finally arrive. From pool parties to holiday cookouts, you will have a lot of fun activities to choose from. Unfortunately, mosquitoes are always a threat. These ancient bloodsuckers tend to thrive in hot, humid weather. With diseases such as the Zika virus being… Read more »