Author Archives: Scott Godin

BillBugs and Lawn Damage

Image is a black silhouette of a billbug - a small pest that can do significant damage to your lawn. Alpha Home offers effective methods to mitigate infestations.

BillBugs and Lawn Damage In Idaho one of the most common lawn pests is the Bluegrass Billbug; these pests can cause some serious damage to your lawn if not taken care of properly. Alpha Home Pest Control can help make a proper diagnosis. Signs/Damage Damages from billbugs can resemble drought/lack of watering, with irregular patches […]

Pests, Allergies and Your Health

Pests, Allergies and Your Health Certain pests and your health won’t always mix well together.  Creepy crawly unwanted pests and rodents aren’t only annoying, they can contribute to some serious health problems. Preventative actions are important when it comes to protecting your home, business, schools, hospitals, restaurants, daycare’s and elderly rest homes. Some pest examples: […]

Carpenter Ant Control

Ant Exterminator

Carpenter Ant Control Carpenter ants are considered one the largest ants in the United States, with a sizing range from 3.4 mm to 13 mm long. Black is the most common color for carpenter ants, however there are some species that are reddish or yellowish in color. Where Can Carpenter Ants Be Found? Carpenter ants […]

Gopher and Vole Treatment

100% Guaranteed Gopher and Vole Treatment Gophers Gone Fast No Poisonous “Baits” or Traps Safe for Family, Pets & Environment Patented High Pressure PERC System Call: (208) 475-4440 Serving: Boise, Eagle, Meridian, Nampa, Caldwell, Kuna, Middleton, Star, Melba, Emmett, Garden City and Mountain Home When dealing with Rodents such as Gopher and Voles, treatment can be […]

Integrated Pest Management

IPM Working in the professional pest control industry we handle many different types of products and chemicals.  Knowledge and caution is important when using these types of products. Taking into consideration the safety of humans, animals, the structure to be treated, type of pest and environment. Common-Sense Practices This is where IPM comes in.  IPM […]

Mice Clean Up Tips

Mice Exterminator

Mice Clean Up Tips Mice are always an unwanted messy house guest. Once you finally get ride of them, proper clean-up is the next step. You want to make sure you do it safety. Remember, a mouse and his pals can leave behind some pretty harmful stuff such as Hantavirus, Salmonella, Leptospirosis, Rat-bite fever and […]

Keeping Pests Out

Keeping Pests Out At Alpha Home Pest Control we encourage our clients to be proactive, using proper exclusion tactics and making their homes “unattractive” to the pests, helping keep pests out. Here are some common Q and A’s for homeowners to help understand why being proactive is important. What attracts pests to your home? If […]

Common Winter Household Pests

Common Winter Household Pests Common winter household pests. When the outside temperature starts to cool many types of pests will start to seek warm shelter within your home or garage.  When pests are successful at keeping this new shelter throughout winter it can create problems in the spring, such as allowing time for a large […]

Winter Pest Services

Winter Pest Services We have heard it many times, pest control in the winter is a waste and not needed because the pests “go away”.  The truth is, winter pest services are just as important as any other, if not more valuable. Why Winter Services are Important: When the temperatures start to cool and winter […]

Avoiding Rodents this Winter

Mice Exterminator

Avoiding Rodents this Winter Rodents can pose a major threat to both; property and human health. Not only do they eat a variety of foods that you may have stored in your pantry, but they can also contaminate it. This can result in serious illnesses.  They can also cause significant damage to buildings by chewing […]