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Why You Should Inspect Tall Grass Before Trimming

Lawn care is necessary if you want to keep your property looking clean. However, that should not be the only reason for keeping it well-maintained. If grass is left to grow without being trimmed on a regular basis, it can pose problems you may not have expected. There are dangers to mowing tall grass. So, it is crucial to inspect it before cutting. Here are some reasons why you should inspect your tall grass before trimming it. Lawn Mowing Safety Tall grass can jeopardize your safety. It may not seem dangerous, but it creates an environment full of accidents waiting to happen. Tall grass can often conceal any debris that is scattered across your lawn. The shovel, broken branches or toy that was left sitting on your lawn could now be buried under the thick of the grass. These objects can get pulled in and ejected from the lawnmower at high speeds....
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The Differences Between Termite Swarmers and Flying Ants

Spring is the time of year when the trees and flowers are blooming and the world is coming alive again after a long winter. Unfortunately, this is also the time of year when all of the bugs are out to play again. This can be a disaster for pests invading your home. One question that we get asked often is “what are the differences between flying ants and termites?” At first, these two pests appear to be indistinguishable to the naked eye, but once you know how to tell them apart, they are much easier to spot. Let’s take a look at some of the differences between termite swarmers and flying ants so you can better spot them in your home. Termite Swarmers When you are looking at a termite, you can expect to see an insect that has straight antennae, wings that are all equal in length, and a straight...
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Rodent Post Care Treatment - What You Need To Know

Nothing is more frustrating than when you’ve just spent your hard-earned money on a treatment, only to find you’re still having the same issue you had before. Not only do you have to spend more time handling what should have been taken care of already, but there is a possibility that there could be added cost and unnecessary stress. Advantage Termite & Pest Control is a family-owned and operated business that has been serving the Kansas City, Lawrence, and Topeka areas of Kansas since 1995. With a 4.9 rating, the team at Advantage Termite & Pest Control knows how important it is to deliver high quality, professional, and informed services that fit you or your business’s needs. Post Care Treatment Defined Post-care treatment is any service that may be necessary should the initial treatment not work. Usually, there are a few factors that may increase the likelihood that post-care services may...
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The Importance of Professional Lawn Care

Lawn care is something that homeowners around the world take seriously. Having a beautiful looking lawn can make you feel confident about where you live and gives the house a great first impression. But, taking good care of your lawn can be easier said than done. Many underestimate the amount of work it takes to keep a yard in top shape. Opting to hire a team of professionals can ease the burden of lawn care quite a bit. Here are some reasons why you want to let professionals handle your lawn. You Save Time One problem with taking a DIY approach to lawn care is that it’s very time-consuming. From mowing to fertilization and everything in between, proper lawn care is no quick task. With the typical work week taking up so much time already, looking for some relaxation time when you aren’t working is important. After all, no one wants...
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Checking Your Pets for Ticks and Fleas

Do you think that your dog or cat may have ticks or fleas? If you aren’t already experiencing warmer weather, Spring and Summer are just right around the corner. Regardless of the season though, if your pet spends any kind of time outdoors, they could be at risk of getting ticks or fleas. Here are some more and less obvious ways that you can check your pets for ticks and fleas.   1) Check for Signs of Itching One of the most obvious signs that your pet could have ticks or fleas is they are itching. Having ticks or fleas biting at and crawling on your pet’s skin causes itchiness and irritation. This will lead your pet to scratch themselves incessantly, and even biting at or around the points of irritation. If you notice that your pet is excessively biting, gnawing, nibbling, or scratching themselves, there is a good chance that...
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