As the temperature outside drops, we cozy up inside our nice, warm houses. Unfortunately, so do insects and rodents.  Insects and other pests often will enter a home through an unsealed door, torn screen, crack in the foundation or walls. After entry the pest will inhabit a portion of your home and reproduce. After a pest has infested your home it can be very difficult to exterminate.
As the temperature outside drops, we cozy up inside our nice, warm houses. Unfortunately, so do insects and rodents. Insects and other pests often will enter a home through an unsealed door, torn screen, crack in the foundation or walls. After entry the pest will inhabit a portion of your home and reproduce. After a pest has infested your home it can be very difficult to exterminate.
Whether the invaders are as small as an ant or as big as a family of skunks, your best defense against pests is sealing off their entry points into your fortress. Sealing your house can solve many in home infestations.  To prevent these pest from entering your home specific measures can be taken to seal these entry points.
Whether the invaders are as small as an ant or as big as a family of skunks, your best defense against pests is sealing off their entry points into your fortress. Sealing your house can solve many in home infestations. To prevent these pest from entering your home specific measures can be taken to seal these entry points.
  • do

    • seal up cracks and crevices with sealant
    • screen entry points such as vents that open to exteriors
    • remove window air conditioning units
    • assess exterior lighting situation
    • apply insecticide outdoors around perimeter of building by mid-October
  • don't

    • wait to sweep or vacuum up insects
    • fog your entire home or building
    • fear that insects will reproduce indoors
    • worry about bringing outdoor potted plants indoors
    • forget to seal around external pipes leading into the home

Pest Control Services

1

Assess Inspection

We will conduct a thorough inspection of your property, bring in state-of-the-art equipment.

2

Implement Getting the Job Done

We will take care of identified problems and fill out a Pest Control Service Ticket.

3

Monitor A Year-Round Solution

We will check for new pests while monitoring the status of previous treatments.

It is nice to walk outside on a spring day and hear the woodpeckers on the trees above or on the utility poles. They are powerful birds with a unique hunting skill. What you don’t want is for those woodpeckers to target your home and use their unique set of skills on your house or other structures. Here are a few tips for preventing woodpeckers from destroying your home.

Do I Have Woodpecker Damage?

Before we tackle the woodpecker prevention tips, let’s first talk about damage caused by woodpeckers. Woodpeckers eat bugs. To get to the bugs, woodpeckers peck at trees; but they can also target your home. Woodpeckers can damage siding, eaves, decks, and insulation, which causes more than physical damage. This allows other bugs and rodent to enter your home.

Signs of woodpecker damage include:

  • Foraging holes in the side of structures. Holes are usually in a straight line.

  • A concentrated area of holes.

  • Nests.

Can you Exterminate Woodpeckers? NOT SO FAST!

If woodpeckers are damaging your home, you might be tempted to exterminate them. Hold that thought. You don’t want to commit a crime. That’s right. It is illegal to kill woodpeckers. You need a special permit to kill these...


It is nice to walk outside on a spring day and hear the woodpeckers on the trees above or on the utility poles. They are powerful birds with a unique hunting skill. What you don’t want is for those woodpeckers to target your home and use their unique set of skills on your house or other structures. Here are a few tips for preventing woodpeckers from destroying your home.

Do I Have Woodpecker Damage?

Before we tackle the woodpecker prevention tips, let’s first talk about damage caused by woodpeckers. Woodpeckers eat bugs. To get to the bugs, woodpeckers peck at trees; but they can also target your home. Woodpeckers can damage siding, eaves, decks, and insulation, which causes more than physical damage. This allows other bugs and rodent to enter your home.

Signs of woodpecker damage include:

  • Foraging holes in the side of structures. Holes are usually in a straight line.

  • A concentrated area of holes.

  • Nests.

Can you Exterminate Woodpeckers? NOT SO FAST!

If woodpeckers are damaging your home, you might be tempted to exterminate them. Hold that thought. You don’t want to commit a crime. That’s right. It is illegal to kill woodpeckers. You need a special permit to kill these federally protected creatures because they are protected under the Federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Plus, you enjoy them, right? You just don’t want them damaging your home.

First, let’s try prevention tips to remove woodpeckers:

  • Do not keep bird feeders and suet close to your home or shed.

  • Inspect your home and siding often looking for holes, signs of entry, and other damage to the structure.

  • Let your kids play outside more or let your dog roam. The more activity in your yard, the less attractive it is to woodpeckers.

  • Put up visual deterrents such as fake owls and hawks.

What to do When Woodpeckers Won’t Leave Your House?

If woodpeckers still won’t leave and they continue to cause damage, you will need to make a phone call to Adam’s Pest Control for wildlife services. Woodpeckers are territorial, so if they aren’t leaving now, they probably won’t. You need professional assistance. Adam’s Pest Control will assist you throughout the entire process. If you need help removing woodpeckers from your property give us a call today.

It is nice to walk outside on a spring day and hear the woodpeckers on the trees above or on the utility poles. They are powerful birds with a unique hunting skill. What you don’t want is for those woodpeckers to target your home and use their unique set of skills on your house or other structures. Here are a few tips for preventing woodpeckers from destroying your home.

Do I Have Woodpecker Damage?

Before we tackle the woodpecker prevention tips, let’s first talk about damage caused by woodpeckers. Woodpeckers eat bugs. To get to the bugs, woodpeckers peck at trees; but they can also target your home. Woodpeckers can damage siding, eaves, decks, and insulation, which causes more than physical damage. This allows other bugs and rodent to enter your home.

Signs of woodpecker damage include:

  • Foraging holes in the side of structures. Holes are usually in a straight line.

  • A concentrated area of holes.

  • Nests.

Can you Exterminate Woodpeckers? NOT SO FAST!

If woodpeckers are damaging your home, you might be tempted to exterminate them. Hold that thought. You don’t want to commit a crime. That’s right. It is illegal to kill woodpeckers. You need a special permit to kill these federally protected creatures because they are protected under the Federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Plus, you enjoy them, right? You just don’t want them damaging your home.

First, let’s try prevention tips to remove woodpeckers:

  • Do not keep bird feeders and suet close to your home or shed.

  • Inspect your home and siding often looking for holes, signs of entry, and other damage to the structure.

  • Let your kids play outside more or let your dog roam. The more activity in your yard, the less attractive it is to woodpeckers.

  • Put up visual deterrents such as fake owls and hawks.

What to do When Woodpeckers Won’t Leave Your House?

If woodpeckers still won’t leave and they continue to cause damage, you will need to make a phone call to Adam’s Pest Control for wildlife services. Woodpeckers are territorial, so if they aren’t leaving now, they probably won’t. You need professional assistance. Adam’s Pest Control will assist you throughout the entire process. If you need help removing woodpeckers from your property give us a call today.


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