Entries by PestProse

How to Get Rid of Gnats and Flies

We all have had summer picnics and cookouts ruined by gnats and flies swarming around us and our food outside. It is something we have come to expect. But when autumn rolls around and those pests are showing up inside of our homes, that is where we draw the line. Why are so many people […]

Carpet Beetles vs. Bed Bugs

Do you know your enemy? In the case of carpet beetles vs. bed bugs, there can be much confusion as to which enemy you are actually trying to eradicate. Holper’s Pest & Animal Solutions has earned a sterling reputation as leaders in the St. Louis area pest control arena by their knowledge about, and successful […]

Rodent Control: Why You Should Use A Professional Exterminator

“When the cat’s away the mice will play” is an idiom we have all heard. This time of year you need to be careful, or the mice will be playing inside of your home. As the weather turns chillier, rodent control and rodent removal become unpleasant realities for many homeowners. You have come to the […]

Five Fall Pest Prevention Tips

As the days get shorter and the temperatures begin to drop, autumn sets in for its annual visit.  But if you’re not careful, the new season won’t be the only visitor you have. The change in weather brings an array of fall pests all looking for the chance to drop in and say hello. While […]

Ladybug Infestations and Removal: Four Tips for Ladybug Control

“Ladybug, ladybug, fly away home”–this rhyme from your childhood will become your mantra if you find yourself in the unwelcome position of having a ladybug infestation. While considered a lucky presence by some, you will feel decidedly unlucky if you try ladybug removal or ladybug control on your own. DIY ladybug sprays are not the […]

Home Flea Control–Why You Need a Flea Exterminator

It boggles the mind to think that it ever occurred to someone to create a flea circus. Who would want to willingly spend time with those awful little bugs? The natural inclination at the first sign of fleas is to look into home flea control, and the best bet will always be the help of […]

Reasons To Call Exterminators for Spiders

Many homeowners assume that spiders are just “one of those things” when it comes to homeownership: If you have a home, you’re going to have them. Some think that a DIY method, with cans of spray from their local home and garden store will take care of spiders just fine. But having spiders in your […]

Wildlife Control to Minimize Animal Damage

Nuisance wildlife is plentiful in the Midwest, and we at Holper’s Pest & Animal Solutions are experts in the greater St. Louis area on small animal control. Whether your goal is preventative wildlife control, trapping of a current nuisance animal, or whether you have animal damage that needs attention, we have answers to your questions […]

Skunk Prevention and Skunk Odor Removal

Skunk Prevention and Skunk Odor Removal Pepe Le Pew may make a darling cartoon character, but his real-life counterparts are nothing to smile about. Although notorious for the terribly foul odor of their spray, there are other reasons to be proactive about skunk removal. Better yet, read on to learn about skunk prevention, and if […]