Entries by PestProse

What Are Signs You Have Bats In Your Home?

Hearing high-pitched chirping noises or scratching in your walls or ceilings? Finding droppings around your foundation that seem to be below soffit gaps or vents? You might very well be harboring bats in your home! We covered important information on this subject last July in a blog you can access here, “Do I Have Bats […]

What Common Ants Do We Have In St. Louis?

It’s officially summer in St. Louis, so there are three things you can count on…heat, humidity, and ants! Holper’s Pest & Animal Solutions can’t help you with those first two, but we sure do know our ants–more importantly, we know how to get rid of them for you. So, what are these common ants? Ants, […]

Stinging Pests: What Just Stung Me?

OUCH! It’s a word heard a lot when families are out enjoying their yards in the summertime. Sometimes it is heard indoors, as well. The culprits? Stinging insects, some of those things we have to put up with when the warmer temperatures draw us outside. Or do we have to put up with them? Knowing […]

How Do You Kill Red Ants?

Most people don’t realize that ants come in multiple colors and when they see red ants they easily confuse them with fire ants, or red imported fire ants (RIFA). These RIFA, are dreaded wherever they spread. There are actually multiple species of fire ants, but the RIFA is dreaded the most. How Do I Know […]

Do Termites Fly?

Several of the most common types of termites do have wings, and therefore are capable of flight. However, when winged termites swarm, their wings will fall off. If you encounter a pile of wings close to a congregation of what looks to be ants, you are probably looking at termites that have shed their wings […]

Ants, Ants, Everywhere

What do we want? Spring!  When do we want it? NOW! The crazy weather we have had in St. Louis has given everyone a case of spring fever! The little teases of warm weather here and there only make our excitement for warmer days that much stronger. We are not alone, though, in emerging more […]

A Bird In The Hand: Who Can Provide Bird Control Services?

If you have never found yourself hosting a bird in your home or business, congratulations! Consider yourself lucky to have never experienced the stressful feeling of catching sight of a panicked bird trying to find a way out, to say nothing of the mess left behind. Bird removal and bird control services are a highly […]