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Synergy Jackson Pest Control: Answering Your Questions April 30, 2021

What do fleas look like and how do you get rid of fleas on cats and dogs?

Fleas are tiny and can be difficult to see at around 3mm in size. Sometimes it may be easier to identify flea eggs or flea larvae. If you see tiny insects on your cat, dog, or furniture that appear to be jumping this may be a sign of a flea infestation. To get rid of fleas, coordination of flea treatments is a must. First, schedule a visit with your veterinarian for a flea treatment or flea both for your pet. At the same time as your pet’s appointment at the vet, set up a flea infestation treatment with your local pest control company specializing in flea extermination. Flea treatments for the home can include liquid insecticides, dust insecticides, and insect growth regulators. For added protection and prevention of future flea infestations, apply a granular insecticide to your lawn and landscape.

How do you get rid of flies in Mississippi?

Mississippi is great for a lot of things, but flies are not one of them. Our warm humid climate is a magnet for flies. Fly infestations can quickly grow out of control due to most flies’ ability to reproduce prolifically. The first step to dealing with a fly infestation and getting rid of flies quickly is to identify the type of fly you are dealing with. Some of the most common flies in Mississippi are house flies, fruit flies/gnats, horse flies, mosquitoes, black flies, and drain flies. Flies around your home’s exterior can be treated with liquid insecticides applied through a mistblower. Flies inside your home can be treated with liquid insecticides, dusts, and baits. A critical first step in getting rid of flies is to identify and fix the source that is attracting flies to your home in the first place.

How do you get rid of ants in the house or kitchen?

Ants in the house typically infest kitchens and bathrooms. The attractants for ants to invade your home include a source of water and foods such as sweets, vegetables, and greasy or oily foods. The most common types of ants that invade Mississippi homes include sugar ants, little black ants, odorous house ants, Argentine ants, and Pharaoh ants. To get rid of ants in the house or kitchen, the most critical step is to remove the source of food or water that is attracting them in the first place. After that, the use of liquid insecticides and ant baits can be very effective getting rid of ants for good. Finally, inspect the outside areas of your home for ant nests near where the ants are getting in and treat those areas with liquid or granular insecticides and/or ant baits.

Is there a good spider repellent for Brown Recluse or Black Widow spiders?

Most spiders are great to have around the home(but not in the home!) as they help control undesirable insects. Some spiders are feared more than others though, with the Brown Recluse and Black widow spiders at the top of the list. Fortunately, both Brown Recluse and Black Widow spiders are not aggressive and will only bite when threatened. Data on the use of spider repellents is not conclusive as to whether they are effective. Some of the commonly used repellents include: vinegar, citrus oil, cedar chips, peppermint oil, citronella, tea tree, and cinammon.

What are the best poison baits for rats to get rid of rats quickly?

Rat poisons can be very effective at quickly eliminating a rat infestation of your home. Though highly effective, rat poisons can also be extremely dangerous. Accidental poisonings of non-target animals, pets, or even humans can occur. Professional pest control companies specializing in rat extermination are often the best choice when resorting to rat poisons. To reduce the risk of accidental poisonings, rat poisons should be contained in locked rat bait stations. Effective rat poisons include Fastrac, Contrac, First Strike, Terad3, Ditrac, Talon, and Final.

How do you get rid of carpenter bees?

Carpenter bees can cause extensive damage to the exterior wood of your home. Carpenter bees do not eat wood but chew wood creating tunnels to produce their young. Carpenter bees are rarely aggressive. The female carpenter bee does have the ability to sting with venom. To get rid of carpenter bees, first identify all sites of carpenter bee damage. Next use a liquid or dust insecticide applied around and in the tunnel sites. It can take multiple applications of insecticides to get rid of carpenter bees.

How do I find the best pest control Brandon MS? Best pest control companies near me?

Finding the best pest control company in Brandon, MS can be a time-consuming task answering questions such as: -Is a smaller and local family-owned pest control company the best option? -Which reviews do I trust from current customers? Google, Yelp, Bing? -Should I use a lead referral service such as HomeAdvisor or Porch? To find the best pest control company in Brandon, MS it is best to get the answers to all of those questions before deciding. Google reviews are a great first step to determining the quality of pest services provided by a company. Next, visit the company’s website for more information on the owners and pest services provided. Finally, talk to friends and family to get their opinions on the best pest company that they use. If you’re looking for the right team to handle the issue for you, Synergy² is here to help. We provide trusted services throughout the area, so contact us for the best pest control services around. Feel free to read more about us and decide if Synergy² is the right company for you.  We have over 270 Five-Star Google reviews for pest control service in the Jackson metro area (Jackson/Madison/Brandon/Ridgeland). Check out our newest location reviews for pest control service in Jackson, MS here at Synergy² Jackson Pest Control!

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