Entries by PestProse

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 […]

The Ants are coming…Oh dear they’re here!

It’s that time of the year when you see ants marching in a row around your house on the ground or worst…Marching in a row on your house and it seems like they know exactly where to go! Like, inside the walls of your home looking for food sources. If you’re like me, that’s a […]

Spring Pest Tips

Spring Pest Control & Pest Prevention Tips Days are getting longer, flowers are blooming, birds are chirping and those springtime pests are on the move.  As we begin preparing for the spring season and nature is bursting back to life, it’s time to start thinking about pest control.   Common pests that return with new vigor […]

How do Bed Bugs Travel?

“How do Bed Bugs travel” has been a very popular search recently.  It’s a very good question…you may not want to hear the answer to, but should be aware of the problem. I recently wrote a blog on this issue called Bed Bugs: Not Just in Beds! Please click on this link, to read the […]

Spider Mites to Brown Recluse Spiders

Recently, many web browsers have been curious about Spider Mites.   Many people want to know if they bite, are they harmful to humans or pets and how do you get rid of them? Well, fear no more, I am here to tell you that Spider Mites (as creepy crawly as that sounds) will not bite […]