bbblogoI have learned a great deal about the science of pest control and pest management, both; while in Termite Detection School and since, while doing my day to day activities as a K-9 Termite Detective here with Loyal Termite and Pest Control. I know that pest control practices use to be a lot different; effective, but much more dangerous, where pests were doused with chemicals and pesticides. This practice was very harmful to the surrounding environment, and the local inhabitants both human and pets.

Today, I’m happy to bark; Pest Control professionals will assess the magnitude of the infestation and from there create a plan to effectively yet safely remove the pests. That is what we do here at Loyal. Because we are Quality Pro certified, we are committed to only do what is required to take care of the problem using the safest materials available in the market today.

If you haven't been counting, this is the 40th blog in my "dog-blog" series, What's Buggin' You? This is also the 4th blog I have written dedicated to our Loyal employees and the superior service they provide our new and existing clients.

If you recall, my plan is to share customer testimonials with you every 10th blog. The customer comments that come in to our office are frequent and are very inspiring. I post them in my blog for a couple of reasons; (1), to reinforce to our existing clients and potential clients, that Loyal Termite and Pest Control really cares about all of the customers we serve; residential, commercial, and industrial. And (2), to let our hard working employees; inspectors, technicians, and administrative personnel know the Lupini family appreciates their day to day efforts to be the best that they can be at what they do. By posting these testimonials on my blog, the world can be witness to their dedication and hard work. Here is just a small sample of our Loyal customer comments:

"Sandy" was a devastating storm that caused massive destruction to hundreds of homes and businesses along the eastern portion of New Jersey and New York. As millions of pounds of debris is being removed and homeowners begin painstaking repairs; the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is calculating the effects the storm had on pest populations in the region.

According to the NPMA, communities devastated by the storm will likely experience an increase in pest encounters due to displacement and destruction caused by flooding. From the delay in sanitation services caused by power outages and road blockages, to the widespread structural damage and increased number of people staying at shelters, hotels or with family and friends, there are a number of ways Sandy will affect a variety of pest populations both short-term and months after the storm.

I am sure you are now aware that there are a variety of little critters who want to spend this next cold winter in the coziness of your home. I guess I don't blame them; I am very happy being a Lupini living in a nice warm comfortable home. The purpose in my writing this 6 part series is make sure this wintering nuisance group of household pests is avoided entirely, or at least kept down to a minimum. If this is your first "dog-blog" read; I am Hunter, Loyal Termite and Pest Control's exclusive K-9 Termite Detective. That's me in the center of my "Magna Bark Loudly", first in class, graduation shield. Anyway, to end this series I will cover the bug that is most frequently found in everyone's home; the House Spider.

You may see house spiders all year round; however they are also not very comfortable in the cold outdoors, and would much rather be in the comfy warmth of inside. This means if spiders are allowed to have an easy access into your home, the numbers and variety will definitely increase over the winter. There are several spider types that thrive in our region. I will name a few you may, or may not, be familiar with. In any case if you have a better understanding of the spider types, you will know what you are dealing with and how to respond.

Hello, good humans. This is Hunter; the well educated Loyal Termite and Pest Control K-9 Termite Detective, continuing my series on household pests that would love to spend the winter with you and your family in the comforts of your home. To this group, your home is a much better option than outside in the cold with all the other miserable bugs and frost weary critters.

In the Part #1 blog in this series; I gave you all a “punch list” to follow in order to seal up your home and keep these freeloaders outside! As it gets colder this season, you will be much happier if you have completed this bug prevention “punch list”. Why?  The hopeful “Snow-birds” who want to winter in your home are left outside, or harboring in someone else’s home.

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We needed a termite inspection for a closing on the sale of my Mom's house. We called another pest control company, who originally said we needed $3000 to $4000 worth of work, then backed down to $772 termite treatment within 45 minutes of me telling them no, on top of the $110 we paid for the inspection. We called Nick at Loyal Termite & Pest Control, who scheduled Phillip to come out and provide a second opinion for $75. They notified us when they were coming, sent us a picture of Phillip, so we knew it was him. Phillip did the inspection and found no signs of a current termite problem. He promptly called to notify me and the report was written and delivered to the closing attorney with 24 hours. I am glad their are still some honest people in the pest control business!!

- James Toczko

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