Entries by PestProse

Insulation and Weatherization Bring Homeowners Peace of Mind

Holper’s Pest & Animal Solutions, the company that’s been giving customers “Peace of Mind” for over 34 years, is now offering “Peace of Mind” for Insulation and Weatherization customers! Improve Energy Efficiency Having your home more energy efficient can be one of the most cost effective steps you can take in lowering your utility bills. […]

What kind of Spider did I see?

Have you seen me lately? I’m an Orb Weaver Spider and I look like this… Normally, all you hear about are the Brown Recluse Spiders here in the St. Louis area. But, today we are going to talk about the Orb Weaver Spider. Unlike the Brown Recluse, that lives mostly indoors, the Orb Weaver is […]

Test Your Knowledge of Bed Bugs

I know, I know…Why would anyone want to know that much about bed bugs let alone want to test your knowledge about them? Do you start itching just thinking about them? Me too! Holper’s continues to receive calls and Internet inquiries about bed bugs on a daily basis. It seems like most of our recent […]

Summer Pest Tips

Summer Pest Control & Pest Prevention Tips Throughout the summer months, many pests such as ants, flies, gnats, roaches, wasps and even rodents are much more active. You may be wondering what you can do to prevent these pesky pests from getting inside your home? Here are some things you can do to prevent common […]

What to do with Standing Water, Gnats, Mosquitoes and Pests!

With the severe weather, flooding and all the standing water in and around the Greater St. Louis Area, homes and yards have been getting bombarded by swarming pest and other unwanted animals in and around the house. The main thing to remember is that insects and small animals need shelter just like the rest of […]

If You like Holper’s, then you’ll love working with Us!

Join Our Team Today –     Holper’s is a family owned business that’s been servicing St. Louis and its surrounding areas for over 30 years. We are dedicated to providing our customers with the finest service, by using our knowledge and expertise to solve pest problems from the initial contact through the entire service. Holper’s utilizes […]

Do I have Squirrels in My House?

Is scratching in your walls and attic driving you nuts?  Are squirrels running on your roof or on the power lines leading to your house? Do you see them disappearing above your gutters?  Does it sound like something is knocking on your ceiling?  You, my friend, likely have yourself a good old-fashioned squirrel problem. What […]

What’s all the buzz about Carpenter Bees?

Are carpenter bees dangerous?  Although the male cannot sting, he can cause concern because of his buzzing around in an aggressive nature.  This behavior is usually what causes people to ask us if carpenter bees are dangerous. Carpenter Bees in Missouri The name Carpenter Bee applies to several species of bees in the US that […]

Wasps Facts: Habitats and Habits

There are about 2,500 species of wasps known to inhabit North America; only about 50 can sting at all.  Only female Wasps and Bees can sting.  Unlike bees, female wasps have the ability to sting a target multiple times because their stinger does not fall off after use. What we call a stinger is actually […]