Kansas City Pest Control Blog

Don’t Dust Off Drywood Termites

October 1, 2016

Milberger Pest Control has a long history of successfully treating and protecting homes from destructive termites – insects that cost American consumers nearly $5 billion annually in treatments and repairs. When most consumers think of termites, it’s the subterranean species. But did you know there’s a termite that doesn’t like to get its antennae dirty?…

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Setting the Record Straight on Kansas City Mosquito Prevention

September 16, 2016

From the threat of mosquito-borne diseases at the Summer Olympics in Rio to the first confirmed Zika virus transmissions in the United States, news about mosquitoes has left people with questions and concerns. Milberger Pest Control wants to help answer your questions about mosquitoes. What potential threats do they pose? What steps you can take…

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Signs You May Have Termites in your Blue Springs home

September 1, 2016

It’s estimated that termites and other similar wood-destroying pests wreak havoc on buildings and crops in the U.S. to the tune of about $30 billion per year, with the average homeowner swallowing about $3,000 of that. Termites snack around the clock, and some species can lay up to 40,000 eggs per day, so it’s important…

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Say Goodbye to the Mouse in Your Kansas City House

August 16, 2016

Cute, fuzzy, three to four inches in length and weighing roughly an ounce, mice don’t necessarily look threatening. Nevertheless, don’t underestimate the negative impact these unwanted critters can have on you and your family. Kansas City’s wet & warm conditions are forcing pests, including rodents, to do more “window shopping” as we approach the fall…

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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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