1. How to Bug-Proof Your Home Like a Pro

    With spring just around the corner, it is important to take some time getting ready for all of the changes that come with it — including pest preparations. With the warmer temperatures comes the insects and critters that can often find their way into your home, and by taking the proper precautions, you can avoid your chances of needing extensive pest control services. Read on to learn about how …Read More

  2. Tick Season In Colorado: Everything You Need to Know

    If you’ve ever come across a tick crawling across your body (or even worse, stuck on your body), then you likely know the feeling of sheer disgust as you frantically try and get it off. Even if ticks don’t freak you out as much as they do for many, they are never a pleasant surprise to come across due to their blood-sucking nature. In Colorado, wet springs and summers mean an increased chance …Read More

  3. How Bed Bugs Spread — And How to Prevent It

    Did you know that one single female bed bug in your home can reinfest with over 300 adults and 1,000 new eggs in just three months? This is why it is so crucial to make sure that bed bugs are taken care of as soon as you spot them or notice signs that they may be in your home. While bed bugs aren’t necessarily harmful, their bites can lead to itchy skin, rashes, infection, and other allergic rea…Read More

  4. Are All Spiders Venomous?

    You’ve likely heard that there are some venomous spiders that can be dangerous to humans, such as the black widow or brown recluse spiders. Some spiders, on the other hand, while still venomous, aren’t harmful to humans. Continue reading to learn more about spider venom, why spiders bite, and which spiders to keep an eye out for — and if you are experiencing an issue with spiders in your hom…Read More

  5. Frequently Asked Questions About Bed Bugs

    If you have experienced bed bugs or know someone who has, it isn’t unlikely that you have questions about what they are, where they come from, how they spread, and more. Today, our rodent and insect pest control professionals will be going over some frequently asked questions about bed bugs so you can rest easy knowing that you are fully informed about what to do if it happens to you. And, if yo…Read More

  6. How Insects Survive the Winter

    If you take a walk outside during the summertime, you will no doubt see ants roaming about, bees buzzing by, and butterflies fluttering. But where do all of these creatures go when the weather gets cold and the wintertime approaches? In today’s post, we will be covering how several different insects that are common throughout Castle Rock and the Front Range of Colorado survive the cold winter mo…Read More

  7. Common Winter Pests in Colorado to Keep an Eye Out For

    Although many pests migrate or die off during the cold winter months in Colorado, there are still some rodents, insects, and other pests that would rather find a nearby nesting area where they can hide out for the winter. And what better nesting spot than your warm and protected home? It isn’t uncommon for your home to become invaded by pests during the winter, and that is just one of the many r…Read More

  8. Mouse Vs. Rat Infestation: How To Tell The Difference

    If you’re dealing with a rodent infestation, it’s important to identify what type you have. Learn the differences between a mouse and rat infestation, and contact High Country Pest Control in Colorado Springs to schedule an appointment for rodent control. Different Types of Mice & Rats Mice and rats have different species that are more likely to infest certain areas. By identifying the are…Read More

  9. How To Prevent & Prepare For Springtime Pests

    If you’ve read our blog about common springtime pests, you’re well aware that there are a lot of critters coming out of hibernation and looking for food and a place to nest. While there are many precautions you can take to prevent pests and prepare for them trying to enter your home, nothing is more helpful than consulting with your local insect pest control company. High Country Pest Control …Read More

  10. Springtime Pests & Signs They’ve Invaded

    Now that it’s springtime, keeping your home in Colorado Springs free of pests should be one of your top priorities. As different insects and animals are coming out of hibernation, they’ll be looking for places to nest — don’t let your home be one of those locations! Keep an eye out for signs that the following springtime pests have invaded your home, and contact insect pest control for a p…Read More