Kansas City Pest Control Blog

Kansas City Summer Heat Driving Up Flea And Other Pest Activity

August 1, 2016

The hot weather over the last three or four weeks has impacted homeowners on everything from food prices to when they can or can’t water their lawns. To top it off the dry conditions and high heat are now impacting pest activity and not for the better. In previous posts the Milberger Pest Control shared…

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Drop Bed Bugs From Your Summer Vacation Itinerary

July 1, 2016

Bed bug travel tips – make sure you and your family enjoy your summer vacation and that no unwanted travelers join you along the way. According to travel industry research, July is the most popular month for vacations in the United States, with nearly 46 percent of Americans indicating they will be scheduling time off…

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Tips for Keeping Your Kansas City Fourth of July Pest Free

June 10, 2016

Follow these 6 tips for a pest free fourth of July! Research has shown that 85 percent of consumers profess a fondness for picnics and cookouts during the summer, and the Fourth of July holiday is the apex of the summer season. The holiday lineup features a slew of outdoor activities that includes picnics, swimming,…

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Making an Effort to Protect Beneficial Pollinators

May 23, 2016

Milberger Pest Control and many other PCO’s are making an Effort to Protect Beneficial Pollinators (honey bees) There have been many articles and stories in the media – along with talk from government officials and agencies, including the White House –about the health of honey bees and other pollinators. Some of those words have been accurate;…

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Pest Control to Keep Your Kansas City Trees and Plants Healthy and Looking Good

May 2, 2016

Milberger Pest Control recommends to follow these three tips to keep your plants and trees healthy during the drought season. One of the greatest sources of pride for a Kansas City homeowner is the landscape that surrounds his or her home. In addition to providing aesthetic qualities, a well-maintained landscape raises property values, and if…

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Milberger Pest Control tackles the Stink Bug Invasion!

April 11, 2016

An army of stink bugs has marched into 38 states, and the federal government is scrambling to find ammunition to take them down. Brown marmorated stink bugs, a Chinese import, are invading Kansas City homes, orchards, and vineyards; eating fruit, buzzing overhead, and staying warm until they can emerge and lay eggs in spring. Entomologists…

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Milberger Pest Control — How to Spot Mice or Rats in your Kansas City Home

March 21, 2016

Common Signs of a Rodent Infestation Many people associate the cold weather with high heating bills, power outages and other related problems, but rodent infestations should also be added to this list of winter woes in Lee’s Summit & Blue Springs.  In fact, a survey by the National Pest Management Association found that 45 percent…

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Milberger Pest Control — The Wolf Spider: How Dangerous is its Bite?

February 29, 2016

The wolf spider is very common in Kansas City, Blue Springs, & Lee’s Summit, in fact, scientists have identified more than 125 species of wolf spider in the U.S. alone. Although many fear the wolf spider, in part, because of its large size, its bite is not truly deadly. However, some considered this spider to…

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Milberger pest control asks – Is your car a tasty treat for rodents.

February 11, 2016

Chances are you never thought of your car as a food source.  But since car manufacturers started using components made of soy, mice and rats are now enjoying a new type of “fast food.”  Since the 1990’s, soy has replaced petroleum in the manufacturing of many auto parts including, tires, wiring harness covers, wire insulation,…

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Five New Year’s Resolutions for a Pest-Free Home

January 12, 2016

Now that the ball has dropped and the calendar has turned to 2016, it’s time to start living up to those well-intentioned New Years’ resolutions. And while resolving to dust off the running shoes and get in better shape is on Milberger Pest Control‘s list, I’m also hard at work on my biggest resolution: helping…

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