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Teaching Children About Common Household Pests

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Much of the goal of pest control and extermination within a home is to protect its inhabitants, including any children who live in the home. But kids may also play an active role in some of your simpler pest control themes around the house, and many parents find it’s both informative and practically useful to educate their children just a bit on common pests and what to do about them. 

At Bug Busters, we’re happy to offer a wide range of commercial and residential pest control services, plus to provide simple information and expertise on any of our solutions. What do we recommend to parents looking to inform their kids about pests, both to keep them safe and to …

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DIY Home Tips for Keeping Summer Flies at Bay

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Flies are a common nuisance to many people, especially during the summer months when their numbers are highest. Luckily, there are both professional and DIY solutions available to help you steer clear of annoying, potentially harmful flies during the summer. 

At Bug Busters, we’re here to help with a variety of related services, from general residential pest control solutions up through tree spraying and other themes that keep flies and many other insects from infesting your entire property, including outdoor areas. While our pros will be happy to assist with extermination or prevention of any significant fly infestation, we also regularly provide clients with expertise on simple DIY methods for warding off annoying flies. Here are a few of the …

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Tree Spraying Preparation: Finding Ideal Park City Partner

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basic themes you should be considering when preparing for a tree spraying or similar appointment for your property. Used to eliminate pests, fungus and other forms of disease that may impact trees, tree spraying is a valuable process – but you need to ensure that it’s being done properly, and that you’re working with experienced professionals who will be providing the services you need.

At Bug Busters, we’re here to offer a wide range of tree spraying services to clients throughout Park City and other parts of Utah. What are some of the other important preparation areas or questions you should be asking before tree spraying, …

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Tree Spraying Preparation: Types, Symptoms and Approach

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While needs among those who are considering tree spraying services for their properties may share some similarities, they are never identical – what works in certain settings or with certain tree species may not work in other situations. Whether trees are dealing with insects, fungus or other forms of disease, the approach to treating these concerns will vary based on the specifics.

At Bug Busters, we’re proud to offer tree spraying services for any of these concerns you may be dealing with, as part of our comprehensive pest control program that covers both interior and exterior areas of your property. Because no tree spraying approach will be exactly the same, it’s important for clients considering this service to ask the …

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Termites Vs. Carpenter Ants: Behavior and Damage Types

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on telling termites and carpenter ants, two somewhat similar insects and pest types, apart. While these may look and sometimes behave similarly, there are also enough differences that even an untrained homeowner can often tell them apart – which is important, because pest control and extermination themes may differ between them.

At Bug Busters, we’re here to help with numerous forms of insect control as part of our comprehensive residential and commercial pest control services, and properly identifying the insect in question is one of the steps we may take – though you, as a home or building owner, might be able to expedite the process …

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Termites Vs. Carpenter Ants: Physical Characteristics

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The warm season is upon us in Utah, and that means many homeowners are thinking about pest control themes for some of the insects you tend to see more often in the spring and summer. Many of these are actually active year-round, but warmer conditions make you more likely to spot them or deal directly with them.

At Bug Busters, we’re happy to provide numerous insect control and other pest control services throughout the year. Two of the most common insect types that we’re regularly called out to assist with: Termites and ants, which are notably different in several ways but also have enough similarities that some of our clients occasionally confuse them. Using the common carpenter ant as our …

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Mild Winter and SLC Spring Pest Control Needs

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It’s been a particularly strange winter season for Salt Lake City and other Utah residents this year, even those of us who are used to some weirdness here. To this point we’re seeing one of the mildest winters in recent memory, and this actually has an impact on more than just your skiing frequency or how often you’re shoveling the driveway – in fact, one area that can be significantly impacted by a mild winter is pest control in the subsequent spring.

At Bug Busters, we’re happy to offer numerous pest control and extermination services in Salt Lake City and nearby areas, including themes like tree spraying and others that help prepare for potential pest infestation ahead of time. What …

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Warmth-Seeking Pests to Watch for During Winter

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In a place like Utah, where seasonal climates swing massively from summer to winter, pest control and prevention solutions naturally change between these seasons. The common pest types you’re looking out for might change slightly, for instance, and their behaviors will often be different, although there are also a few areas that don’t see a whole lot of change.

At Bug Busters, we’re happy to provide a wide range of year-round pest control services, both residential and commercial in nature. Not only do we assist our clients with any pests that have invaded their home, we also provide expertise on how to prevent these risks in the first place. And when it comes to winter pests, one of the key …

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Silverfish Insects: Prevention and Professional Removal

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basic identification and understanding methods for the silverfish insect. Similar to the fire brat, this is a small, scaled insect that’s present in many commercial buildings and also some homes.

At Bug Busters, we’re happy to provide both commercial and residential pest control methods for a variety of potential invaders, including silverfish and fire brats. These are some of the oldest insects in the entire world, dating back to prehistoric eras – this means it can survive in a lot of settings. Today’s part two of our series will focus on how to prevent silverfish from invading your property to begin with, then go over some basic …

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Silverfish Insects: Basics, Habits and Identification

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While our primary insect control services at Bug Busters involve the most common insect types, from various ant types to boxelder bugs, spiders and more, we’re also here to provide pest control and extermination for less common types. There are numerous such varieties, one example of which is the silverfish.

Certainly not one of the most common pests in Utah, and not really that populous in too many areas of the country, the silverfish may still be an annoyance in certain homes without the proper prevention methods. This two-part blog series will go into everything you need to know about the silverfish pest, from what it is and how to spot it to prevention and removal methods.

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