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October 31, 2016

Two Interesting Facts About Fall Spiders

There is a lot that can be said about spiders. And, with more than 70,000 species of arachnid in the world, there are many interesting facts we could share. But, with fall here and winter right around the corner, we feel it is appropriate to share with you two interesting facts that pertain to how likely a spider will be to enter your home as temperatures begin to drop. After all, we're a pest ...

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December 4, 2015

Spiders Make Lousy Tree Ornaments

Do you have a favorite Christmas tree ornament? Maybe you have several. Perhaps yours is a childhood treasure, maybe a snowman or a special Santa? Maybe it is simply a shiny red ball, or a teddy bear that says, "Baby's First Christmas." Perhaps it is the type that holds a special picture, or a precious craft a child made for you. I'm sure if we took a poll, we'd get a hundred different answers....

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November 23, 2015

Help! I Have Spiders In My Basement!

What do you use your Indianapolis basement for? If you're like most people, you probably have your washer and dryer down there, and maybe a place to fold clothes. Perhaps you have a work bench, a furnace or woodstove, and shelves full of things like paint cans and various tools. And I bet there are a bunch of boxes, either cardboard, plastic or both....

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December 2, 2014

Deck The Halls Without The Spiders

Deck the halls without the spiders, fa la la la la la la la la. Where do you keep your decorations through the summer months? Do you store them in a cardboard box in the attic? Most do. How about a box in the cellar? That is another favorite. But some people put their holiday decorations in a shed or garage storage space. Let's take a look at these two storage areas and consider the pros and co...

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October 9, 2014

Spiders, Mice And Other Creepy Pests

We've all heard the Scottish Prayer of ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties, and things that go bump in the night. At Action Pest Control, we can't do much about those ghouls and ghosts, but as for the long-leggedy beasties, and things that go bump in the night, we have that covered...

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September 5, 2014

Large Spiders Invade Indianapolis And Other Cities

Run for your lives! Giant spiders are invading the city! What next? The capital? It sounds like the plot of a Tom Cruise movie, but it is actually true! Okay, partly true. Giant, twenty foot spiders are not strolling through downtown Indianapolis, well, not yet. But a recent study conducted in Australia, by a group called PLOS ONE, reveals that spiders in urban centers are growing quite large. ...

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October 10, 2013

How To Prevent Common House Pests

What are house pests? The insects and rodents that fall under this title include house flies, the house mouse, spiders and other pests that attempt to get into your home. What can be done to prevent these ‘house pests’ from taking up residence inside your home? Here are some tips from the Terre Haute pest control professionals at Action Pest Control to deter the house pests looking ...

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September 17, 2013

Why Fumigations Are An Effective Pest Control Method

Fumigations can be an effective tool to control pest populations both inside residential and commercial settings. In homes, fumigations can be effective to control populations of brown recluse spiders as well as bed bugs. In commercial settings, fumigations tend to be helpful in controlling beetles, boll weevils, meal moths, psocids and other problematic pests. Why choose fumigation services fr...

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September 11, 2013

Finding Ants And Spiders In Indiana? You’re Not Alone!

Both ants and spiders will find your home during the summer time, but did you know they may continue to bother you through the fall? Common house spiders, brown recluse spiders, pavement ants and odorous house ants may all be causing you problems in your Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois home, which is why the pest control pros at Action offer the TermaPest® System. This system is a five-step ...

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July 8, 2013

Action Pest Control On Brown Recluse Bites And Dangerous Spiders

There are a couple of dangerous spiders in Indianapolis, Terre Haute and Louisville as well as throughout the tri-state region that residents should be on the lookout for.  Both the brown recluse spider and the black widow can be found in these parts and are considered dangerous because of the fact that their bites can cause a strong reaction and have even proven fatal in some cases....

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