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Heat is Making Pests Run Inside

Heat is Making Pests Run Inside 150 150 ADAPT Pest Management

It’s been hot here in the Greater Sacramento area. With temperatures regularly reaching 101 degrees and little to no rain, the heat has caused many people to stay indoors in order to avoid some of the effects of the blazing sun and to enjoy the comfort that air conditioning offers. This level of constant heat affects more than just our own comfort. It also affects the bugs outside. Insects need moisture, and the aggressive heat…

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What Pests Love the Heat?

What Pests Love the Heat? 150 150 ADAPT Pest Management

It’s hot today. Roseville and Rocklin are at 105 degrees. Sacramento is a bit cooler, tapping out at 101. It is hot enough that most of us are stuck indoors, trying our best to keep cool and avoid some of the oppressive heat that we’re dealing with here in Northern California. Any time you spend an extensive amount of time inside, it’s common to start noticing pests more. But is it because pests prefer the…

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How to Keep Houseguests from Bringing Bed Bugs into Your Home

How to Keep Houseguests from Bringing Bed Bugs into Your Home 150 150 ADAPT Pest Management

Bed bugs move around by hanging onto clothing and squeezing into bags and other luggage. When they get to a new location, they can then disperse throughout the property, creating an infestation. Often the spread of bedbugs is entirely accidental. Most people do not realize they have them until the bugs have already spread.  With people starting to travel extensively after the pandemic, bed bugs can be a significant challenge if you are planning on…

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Common Springtime Pests in Northern California

Common Springtime Pests in Northern California 150 150 ADAPT Pest Management

Spring is approaching and in places like Roseville where warm weather often seems to come early, we can likely expect a resurgence of springtime pests as early as next month. Many of the pests that were dormant throughout winter will become active once more and resume breeding and searching for food.  As populations grow and pests become more active, the springtime bugs and wildlife are likely to cause problems at local homes. These are the…

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Spring Cleaning to Keep Out Pests

Spring Cleaning to Keep Out Pests 150 150 ADAPT Pest Management

With the weather starting to warm and spring approaching, many people are going through a spring cleaning process. In addition to removing dust and clutter from around your home, the refresh of spring cleaning can also include several steps to help prevent bugs during the spring and summer. Spring cleaning can be a great way to make your house feel more refreshed indoors and out, but it can also be effective for preventing unwanted pests…

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Allergy Season is Pest Season

Allergy Season is Pest Season 150 150 ADAPT Pest Management

It’s allergy season. You can tell it’s allergy season by all the sneezing, red eyes, and itching. But allergy season also means that it’s pest season. The blooming flowers, still not-yet-too-hot weather, and sunny skies means that pests are coming out of hiding and starting to breed, spread, and feed. Pests can also cause allergies. Pests like cockroaches have oils and skin fragments that are frequent allergy triggers, and can be a more serious problem…

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What to Expect from Professional Cockroach Control

What to Expect from Professional Cockroach Control 150 150 ADAPT Pest Management

Cockroaches at home or business are not only “Gross.” They are also a cause for disease, allergies, and food contamination. All of these factors make it important to get rid of cockroaches as quickly as possible with the most effective pest control from a professional exterminator.  Since having a roach infestation in the Sacramento area can be a stressful experience, knowing what to expect in terms of a timeline and safety from professional roach control…

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When Can You Expect Pests to be Gone After Pest Treatment

When Can You Expect Pests to be Gone After Pest Treatment 150 150 ADAPT Pest Management

From the moment you see bugs inside your home, you are likely counting down the minutes until they are gone. Working with a pest control company in Rocklin is the fastest way to get rid of pests, but most pest control still does not provide instant results. There is the initial time in which the pest control technician will locate pests and apply the treatment. Then depending on the pest, additional time will be needed…

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Steps to Keep House Centipedes Out of Your Home

Steps to Keep House Centipedes Out of Your Home 150 150 ADAPT Pest Management

If the number of legs indicates how frightening a pest is, house centipedes are at the top of the list with their dozens of legs. They are also alarmingly fast and their preference for dark areas can lead to very unwanted surprises if you have house centipedes in your home.  Although these pests are helpful because they can consume other bugs that cause infestations, you still likely do not want to have them in your…

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Your Neighbor is Receiving a Pest Control Treatment – Should You be Worried About Pests Too? 

Your Neighbor is Receiving a Pest Control Treatment – Should You be Worried About Pests Too?  150 150 ADAPT Pest Management

When you get home at the end of the day to find a pest control company truck parked outside of your neighbor’s home, your first instinct might be to wonder if your home is next for pest problems, either because you are experiencing the same issue that your neighbor is or because their treatment will push past from their yard into yours. This is a common concern in the various neighborhoods around Greater Sacramento. Depending…

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