Christmas Lights — Barboursville, WV — PermaTreat Pest & Termite Control

The holidays are just around the corner, and with them comes a time when you can add light and holiday cheer to your home and yard. If you plan on decking your halls with holiday lights, be sure to make wise decisions before you have them put up. Follow these tips to make sure you, your light installers, and your property are safe this holiday season.

  1. Do It in Good Weather

Weather is unpredictable most of the time but even more so in the winter months surrounding holidays. Snow, rain, and cold temperatures can make the environment difficult for installing lights around your home’s exterior.

Moisture means the possibility of ice on walkways and surfaces, which can make standing on a ladder to string lights a very dangerous task. Lots of snow can also put pressure on trees and build up on roofs — and you don’t want to be under falling branches or snow.

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Flea Pest Control — Barboursville, WV — PermaTreat Pest & Termite Control
Flea Pest Control — Barboursville, WV — PermaTreat Pest & Termite Control

You might think of fleas as something that only your pet gets, but fleas can affect you too. Discover what to know about fleas with these four common questions that homeowners ask about flea pest control.

1. How Do I Know If I Have a Flea Issue?

Fleas are very small, so they can be hard to detect. However, you do have some ways to determine whether your home has a flea problem.

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What to Know About Stinging Insects

Hornet — Barboursville, WV — PermaTreat Pest & Termite Control

Pests are never pleasant additions to your home or property, but ones that can physically hurt you are even less so. Common insects like bees, hornets, wasps, and yellow jackets are known for stinging humans and animals when they feel threatened. They can also infest your property and discourage you from going outside if you don’t want to risk being stung.

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