:Pest Prevention Tips
19 09, 2014

Pesky Pigeons: How to Prevent Them

Pest Prevention Tips|

Believe it or not pigeons are a major pest problem for home and business owners, especially those living in urban areas, but also for those living in suburban and rural areas as well. Homes and other buildings provide the perfect area for these pesky pests to roost, rest, and nest in. Also, residential and business properties often provide ample food and water sources for these birds to easily live off of.

30 08, 2014

What College Students Should Know About Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs, Pest Prevention Tips|

The warm, adventurous summer has come to a close. You've basked in the sun, partied with your friends, and squeezed the joy out of each and every day. Now, it's time to shift gears.

11 08, 2014

How To Prevent Mosquitoes From Taking Over Your Yard

Pest Prevention Tips, Summer Pest Control|

Everyone loves summer! The barbeques, the beach, the campfires, but maybe not the mosquitoes.

19 05, 2014

Is Lyme Disease In Texas?

Pest Prevention Tips|

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. You’ve probably heard that this disease can be spread by ticks, but is it something you need to be worried about in the Houston area? Unfortunately, yes, Lyme disease, as well as other tick-borne illnesses, can be found in the area according to the Texas Lyme Disease Association, and can be extremely debilitating if not treated properly.

10 01, 2014

Are Meadow Voles A Problem In The Winter

Pest Prevention Tips|

Most people think that meadow voles are a summer problem. These pests (also called meadow mice, or just simply ‘voles’) are small mammals that are known for causing damage to lawns and vegetation. In Texas, meadow voles are a problem even in the winter. Meadow voles in Texas don’t hibernate, so they can continue to cause problems for Texas homeowners even during the cooler months of the year.

26 12, 2013

Prevention Tips To Resolve Pests In 2014

Houston Pest Control, Pest Prevention Tips, Rodents|

As 2013 comes to a close, we all start thinking about everything this last year has had to offer. If 2013 has been full of crazy ants, German cockroaches and other pests inside your home, we would like to help you in 2014! 

24 09, 2013

Are Those Red Ants Dangerous?

Ants, Pest Prevention Tips|

Have you seen those crazy ants in your yard? You can recognize them by the erratic and almost pointless way they meander about your property. You may see thousands of them crawling around an area outdoors, although they sometimes find their way indoors to forage. The South Texas pest control professionals at Holder’s have been dealing with these invasive ants in Texas for awhile now and we have a few tips to help you identify crazy ants on your property as well as prevent them from being a problem.

10 05, 2013

Houston Pest Control Pros On Bat Exclusion

Animal Trapping, Houston Pest Control, Pest Prevention Tips, Wildlife|

Bats get a bad rep for their status as a pest inside of business facilities across Texas. Not only are they capable of causing damage to structures after roosting and leaving their urine and feces, but they can also transmit several pathogens. Bats in your Texas facility or any type of property where people congregate for that matter are a serious health hazard and should be taken care of right away.

26 02, 2013

Why Texas Pest Control Is Going Green?

Houston Pest Control, Pest Prevention Tips|

Just as our society is going green with reusable bags, hybrid cars and energy efficient appliances, the vast world of pest control is following suit. Or should we say, the vast world of pest control has been going green for quite some time now. The reason that we are so into the idea of green pest control is because it benefits both those receiving pest control services and the environment as a whole.

20 02, 2013

Food Safety Modernization Act: What It Means For Your Food Processing Facility

Houston Pest Control, Pest Prevention Tips|

Signed into law on January 4, 2011, the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is changing food safety laws. This means big changes for the entire food production industry including food processing and food manufacturing facilities. According to the FDA, “[The Food Safety Modernization Act] aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it.” For food processing or food manufacturing facilities in Houston, it is important to be aware of the laws and regulations under the new FSMA and also how your commercial pest control plan is already helping.

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