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Chuck Richardson

Chuck Richardson

Unwanted guests are always nuisances. Unwanted pests are downright bothersome. If you have animals invading your attic or critters crawling where they shouldn’t be, contact Richardson Pest Solutions. We are members of the National Pest Management Association, and have been a family-owned and family-operated business since 1972. Please contact us today for free inspections and estimates. We’re available Monday through Saturday and we’re ready to serve you. Certified Applicator License #10018


 


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Let’s be honest – if you’re outside and something yellow and black starts buzzing around you, your first reaction is probably not, “Hmmm, is that a bee or a yellow jacket?” It’s probably something more like, “AAGGHH!” An understandable reaction, to be sure, but for your own safety and that of your family or friends, it’s good to recognize the difference – if for no other reason that yellow jackets are more aggressive, able to sting multiple times, and even able to bite. So before you start swatting and running, learn more about yellow jackets in Missouri and what to do when you encounter them.

 

First, yellow jackets are both predators and scavengers; they are significantly more aggressive than honey bees. And if you move aggressively toward them – such as swatting at them – it only serves to make them more aggressive toward you. (Apparently Georgia Tech knew what it was doing when it chose a mascot.) By late summer, adult yellow jackets at their grouchiest, because the larvae in their nests aren’t supplying them with the sugar material they relish. That’s why they swarm around your fruit and sugared drinks, and it’s also why yellow jacket stings increase in late summer.

 

Second, yellow jackets have no barbs on their stingers, so they can – and will – sting you multiple times. The good news is that unless you’re allergic to the venom, you probably won’t have a significant reaction if you’re stung. The bad news is, even if you’re not allergic and you’re stung multiple times, you may still have a dangerous reaction due to the sheer volume of venom you’ll receive from multiple stings.

 

Missouri only has two native statewide species of yellow jackets, but their underground nests can grow to 5,000 or more by late summer. So do the math – if one yellow jacket can sting multiple times, then stirring up an entire nest can mean severe danger for anyone, especially a child.

 

The Missouri Department of Conservation classifies yellow jackets as a “significant stinging threat” and while they do serve a purpose in controlling small plant-feeding insects and furthering the decay of dead material, their capacity for causing significant human injury usually outweighs the desire to keep them around. With the danger this high, don’t try to remove a yellow jacket nest on your own. Call a professional pest control specialist like Chuck Richardson at Richardson Pest Control to ensure your safety, as well as that of your family and friends. Learn more at http://RichardsonPestSolutions.com.

 

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As the weather changes, so do the methods that you need to follow in order to keep your home free from vermin and insects.  Where during the summer, flying, stinging insects were the main cause for concern around your home, the winter brings concern of nesting animals and insects looking for a place to ride out the colder months and breed.  As is the case with any unauthorized breeding in your home, this is a concern. These steps, from noted St. Louis Pest Expert Chuck Richardson of Richardson Pest Solutions, will help keep your home free of pests.

This third and final part of the tutorial will give you points on the inside of your home.  Keeping the infrastructure and access spaces of your home clean and clear of debris, as well as repairing any points of ingress, can be the difference between keeping your home clean if infestation, and squishing spiders underfoot all winter.

The first step is to clean out your garage and deck, and any other portals of your home that lead from outside in.  These places are often neglected, and become homes for vermin.  These homes, when not attended to, give pests like ants, spiders, grubs, beetles and cockroaches all of the time that they need to burrow their way into your home.  They are all adept at finding every crack and crevice available in your garage, your deck, and your attics or crawlspaces.

Which brings us to the tougher part of the job.  Make sure that you seal any cracks that you can find.  Remember, any crack in your foundation od siding is like an open invitation to a bug.  Anything you can see looks like the grand canyon to a spider, so be very careful, and if you find excessive amounts, don't hesitate to call a professional in to help.  It's vital to the sanctity of your home that these pests stay out of your home, and this step helps you seal your home against them.

These are just a few of the steps necessary to keeping your home from being infested by vermin during the fall and winter months.  If any fail, you can call a pest control specialist like Chuck Richardson at Richardson Pest Control.  Visit them today at http://richardsonpestsolutions.com today.

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As the weather changes, so do the methods that you need to follow in order to keep your home free from vermin and insects.  Where during the summer, flying, stinging insects were the main cause for concern around your home, the winter brings concern of nesting animals and insects looking for a place to ride out the colder months and breed.  As is the case with any unauthorized breeding in your home, this is a concern. These steps, from noted St. Louis Pest Expert Chuck Richardson of Richardson Pest Solutions, will help keep your home free of pests.

This part of the tutorial will show you how to keep the vermin away from your home.  Your sanctuary is a place where you never expect to see an insect, and it's always unpleasant.  An encounter with a squirrel or a raccoon is even worse.  Raccoons and squirrels, once inside your home, can cause enormous amounts of damage to your wiring and walls, more than you'd ever imagine.  They also bed down and breed in your attics and crawlspaces, and eat your food as they contaminate it.

The first step is to make sure that tree limbs and branches are kept away from the walls of the home. While a beautiful, spread out tree can give a home a classic feel, tree branches that touch your home are an open invitation for a squirrel, raccoon, carpenter ant, or any other pest to chew their way into your home, and once they're in, they're hard (and expensive) to get out.

You'll also need to keep firewood away from your home.  Firewood is a natural habitat for all kinds of grubs and beetles, and with them come spiders.  Spiders are adept at finding their way into your home if they have a close start.  They're experts at squeezing into places that you would never expect.  Keeping their habitat well away from your home, while not eliminating this aspect, can help keep them from finding these cracks.

Fallen leaves are also a major concern.  Again, these are a habitat for spiders and centipedes, and the longer they stay against your home, where they can live and find ways to crawl into your tiny nooks and crevices, the worse they become in your home.

Make sure your bushes are trimmed and clippings are removed from your home foundation and siding.  This is an important step, as pests use these as bridges into your home.  A bush touching your siding can give insects a way to reach the vulnerable joints and cracks in the side of your home.Keeping them neat and trimmed, and making sure that they're planted far enough away from your walls to grow properly is essential.

These are just a few of the steps necessary to keeping your home from being infested by vermin during the fall and winter months.  If any fail, you can call a pest control specialist like Chuck Richardson at Richardson Pest Control.  Visit them today at http://richardsonpestsolutions.com today.

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As the weather changes, so do the methods that you need to follow in order to keep your home free from vermin and insects.  Where during the summer, flying, stinging insects were the main cause for concern around your home, the winter brings concern of nesting animals and insects looking for a place to ride out the colder months and breed.  As is the case with any unauthorized breeding in your home, this is a concern. These steps, from noted St. Louis Pest Expert Chuck Richardson of Richardson Pest Solutions, will help keep your home free of pests.

Part one will deal with your garden and yard.  Many families like to keep a beautiful garden and perhaps grow their own organic fruits and vegetables.  However, these can be a feeding ground for squirrels and raccoons, along with a perfect hunting ground for spiders and other tiny predators.  These pests live and return to these areas, so keeping them cleaned up is a must.

Start by removing brush from your garden.  This brush occurs naturally and blows in as debris, but must be eliminated from the garden as it accrues there.  Any debris in your garden will hide pests and other problems in your garden until they have spread, making it harder to keep things clean and keep these trouble spots as a place for you to be proud of.  As the seasons change, animals that have fed there all year will want to find a nearby hidey-hole that is close to the food source that they have used during the summer months.  This means your home.  So the first step is keeping them out of your garden in the first place by keeping it clean of debris!

Next, you'll need to till your garden.  burrowing animals like moles, and insect like millipedes and some spiders will make their homes in the nutrient rich soil of your garden.  Tilling your garden, alongside being good for your soil and preparing your garden to flourish next season, disturbs these pests and can force them to find new "luxury accommodations".  Moving them away from their comfort zones helps get them out of your life.

Planting pest repelling flowers and plants can also help.  These do not have to be ugly Venus Flytraps, they can be beautiful, but plants such as garlic and spearmint repel some insects.  Find out what your local pests are and what repels them, and plant accordingly.

These are just a few of the steps necessary to keeping your home from being infested by vermin during the fall and winter months.  If any fail, you can call a pest control specialist like Chuck Richardson at Richardson Pest Control.  Visit them today at http://richardsonpestsolutions.com today.

 

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Yellowjackets, Paper Wasps and Mosquitoes are the St. Louis Area's least favorite stinging insects.  These pests will put a real hurt on residents this summer unless dealt with by a professional.
Paper Wasps are small colony, semi-social insects.  They eat caterpillars and flies, as well as nectar.  These are all attractants to the paper wasp, bringing them to your house.  They are not aggressive by nature as a species, but will attack en masse if you threaten their nest.  The stings are extremely painful (believe me) and can be deadly if there's an allergy involved.  They attack in a swarm, and can be difficult to avoid when angered.
They tend to hang their nests, built in a comb fashion from the cellulose in wood, from tree branches and twigs, doorframes, windows, soffits, attic rafters, the bottom joints of your deck and railings, and the eaves of your homes. They are sometimes called umbrella wasps, after the shape of their paper nests. While they seem like a seasonal threat, the females can and will find a way into your home once they are inseminated in the autumn, especially with particulaarly tall ceilings or cathedral arches that don't get a lot of attention.
The best way to avoid problems with paper wasps is to avoid them.  While this is easier said than done, checking your shrubs and trees before trimming them can save you some serious welts.  Make sure your decks and rails are treated, not just to keep them from rotting, but to keep paper wasps from using the cellulose in the wood to make their nests nearby.  If you spot one of these umbrella shaped paper nests, do not engage.  Call a St. Louis pest control expert, as you will be stung repeatedly if you attempt to remove this dangerous hazard.
Yellowjackets come in several varieties, but can be identified by their distinctive black and yellow markings. Many species have patterns of stripes on their abdomens, which help a pest control expert identify which species you are dealing with.  However, they all sting and are all aggressive.  Yellowjackets are particularly violent, and will sting repeatedly.  Allergic reactions are a real concern, as stinging insects send 500,000 people to the hospital yearly.  They actually become MORE aggressive in Autumn as the colony, excepting the Queen, begins to die out.
Yellowjackets tend to nest in the ground or in large, unoccupied areas, such as attics.  They can be found anywhere that humans can.  Their diet consists mainly of sweets and proteins, and they are drawn to sodas and meats, making them the worst picnic guest imaginable.  Cover your drinks and clean up your mess immediately after eating to avoid trouble with these angry stingers.  They will circle trash cans, so be careful where you throw things, as an errant can can infuriate a swarm.  If you need to get rid of yellowjackets, call a pest control expert.  These aggressive insects require special equipment to safely remove without being attacked.
Mosquitoes are a whole different type of stinging insect.  Mosquitoes breed in standing, stagnant water and soft soil, and will go from an egg to an adult in 10 days to 2 weeks.  The females are the blood suckers, while the males feed on nectar from plants.  They are well known to spread West Nile virus, dengue fever and malaria, but are also responsible for leaving swollen, itching bite marks on the skin of their victims.
To avoid mosquitoes, ensure that sources of standing water such as birdbaths, non filtered pools, kiddie pools, storm drains and small ponds are churned or replaced weekly.  Make sure that overgrown vegetation around these also needs to be removed. (Which sounds like a blast in 106 degree weather.) There are fish that eat mosquitoes, such as gambusia, green sunfish, bluegills and minnows which can be added to ponds to discourage their growth.  Keep them out of the house with screens over windows and doors.  They are most active at dusk and dawn,so make sure to use a repellent with DEET when outdoors, especially at these times. Just because you aren't near standing water, you're not necessarily safe, as mosquitoes fly up to 14 miles for a meal.
Unwanted guests are always nuisances. Unwanted pests are downright bothersome. If you have animals invading your attic or critters crawling where they shouldn’t be, contact Richardson Pest Solutions. They are members of the National Pest Management Association, and have been a family-owned and family-operated business since 1972. Please contact them today for free inspections and estimates. They are available Monday through Saturday and are ready to serve you. Visit http://richardsonpestsolutions.com today.

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This is part 3 of the Richardson Pest Solutions of St. Louis Summer Pest Guide.  Tips and tricks which will help make your outdoor Summer better.

Welcome back to Richardson Pest Solution's three-part guide to keeping your backyard a sanctuary from your regular life.  Part one dealt with how your patio furniture could attract spiders, how your stepping stones in the garden become a free path into your home, and how your barbeque grill can be a home for wasp nests.  Part two  discussed how your lawn furniture can give a resting spot (and easy access to you)for stinging insects, how your yard equipment can disturb wasp and hornet nests and cause a full attack, why your landscaping and foundation can attract all sorts of insects, and why you should keep tree branches trimmed away from your home. Now, we will show how birdhouses can hide dangers, hummingbird feeders can bring unwanted pain to your home, burning the wrong candles can entice pests, and why sprays need to be used judiciously.

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The second part to a three part series on why the things in your St. Louis backyard attract pests, and what steps you can use to control and manage them.

Welcome back to Richardson Pest Solution's three-part guide to keeping your backyard a sanctuary from your regular life.  Part one dealt with how your patio furniture could attract spiders, how your stepping stones in the garden become a free path into your home, and how your barbeque grill can be a home for wasp nests.  Now, we will discuss how your lawn furniture can give a resting spot (and easy access to you)for stinging insects, how your yard equipment can disturb wasp and hornet nests and cause a full attack, why your landscaping and foundation can attract all sorts of insects, and why you should keep tree branches trimmed away from your home.

Unattended lawn furniture becomes a perfect hiding place for hornets and other stinging insects.  People tend to reach beneath chairs and tables without looking, which can lead to some very painful encounters with stingers.  Make sure to check all lawn furniture before entertaining or relaxing to avoid unpleasant meetings with unwanted guests.  Remember, these insects look at you as the invader, and will act accordingly.  Look before you sit and look before you reach, and keep wasp and hornet spray accessible when outdoors.

Lawnmowers, weed eaters and other equipment that keeps your home beautiful can instigate an unpleasant encounter with the creatures in the yard.  The noise and smoke that these gas-powered tools create can drive stinging insects into an attacking frenzy.  As always, keep an eye out for nests and circling wasps that can indicate a nest. If you see wasps, bees or other dangerous insects, keep the spray handy.  Create yourself a backup plan for emergencies, and an escape plan for when you disturb a nest.  Again, they see you as a threat to their home, and will defend it.

Landscaping and the foundation of your home of your house are a problem that can blindside a homeowner.  Without doing the research, and selecting plants for their appearance only, creates a new problem.  Many popular plants used in landscaping attract aphids, which are a problem in that they are a food source for spiders, and they eat your plants and release honeydew, which brings both ants and sooty mould, an  unpleasant fungus that coats your plants and stunts their growth.  Several plants, such as the Mexican Aster, the Fernleaf Yarrow, and the Fennel plant attract lacewings and hoverflies, the aphid's natural predators. Planting these can lead to a reduction in aphid population.

Tree branches are an open invitation for squirrels, raccoons and other animals, as well as odorous house ants, to enter your home.  These pests find a bridge to your warm, inviting home an irresistable lure.  Trimming your trees and bushes to keep from creating walkways into your home is vital, as raccoons and squirrels trash your attics and chew your wiring, causing very expensive fixes, while ants infest every nook and cranny of your home.

Thanks for reading part two of our three part summer pest guide.  Read more at http://richardsonpestsolutions.com and look for part three of the guide soon.

 

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The things that make your backyard your favorite place to be may be causing your home to be invaded by pests.  Here are a few tips to help keep them out.

Your backyard is a sanctuary.  It's a place where you can get away from the pressure of your regular life and relax, and be with your friends and family. It's also a haven for pests, and a cause for concern.  Here are several ways that your backyard can be a honeypot for insects and rodents, and a few tips to keep them out.

First up is your patio furniture.  Patio furniture, while necessary for entertaining your guests, is a spider's dream home.  Garden spiders, while they can be pretty large, are not harmful to people.  They can be very helpful, in fact, by ridding your yard of other pests.  Spiders can be moved to another part of the yard if they are found in your outdoor furniture, and should be relocated to places that you wouldn't normally traverse.  This will alleviate the "creepy factor" and ensure that they can still function properly in your yard's ecosystem.

Stepping stones are the next culprit.  While stepping stones are a lovely decorating feature in your yard, they make a lovely home for ants, worms, and millipedes.  If you'd like to scare yourself, lift one up and look underneath it. Termites are also a common tenant of these stones, so make sure to keep them away from your home when possible.  Insects also use them as stepping stones - just to get into your home.

The family grill, the centerpiece for every cookout, is up next.  The grill isn't used on a daily basis (particularly when the season gets uncomfortably hot) and this leads to wasps.  Paper Wasps love to find an unused place with cover to build their nests, and your grill is a place where they can find a safe haven.  Luckily, they are

a breed that can be dispatched with over the counter wasp spray and knocking down the nest.  This is best accomplished at night.  Of course, your local pest control experts can also be brought in to take these pests down, and to remove any and all of these pests.

That will do it for part one, keep watching at http://richardsonpestsolutions.com for part two and more tips about pest control form Richardson Pest Solutions, the St. Louis Pest Control Experts.

 

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Richardson Pest Solutions offers free estimates and free inspections on everything from termites,

spiders, and ants, to moles, rats, and squirrels.  This is the time of year to get your home inspected for all manner of pests.

When pests invade your home, peace of mind in their control and removal is paramount.  Creating a safe environment for your family and pets is important, especially considering the health risks that allowing insects and rodents to thrive in your home can create.  The expense and danger of dealing with brown recluse bites, Indian Meal Moths(pantry pests)in your food, and the diseases that rodents can carry is incalculable.

As suggested by its specific epithet reclusa (recluse), the brown recluse spider is rarely aggressive, and bites from the species are uncommon. In 2001, more than 2,000 brown recluse spiders were removed from a heavily infested home in Kansas, yet the four residents who had lived there for years were never harmed by the spiders, despite many encounters with them. The spider usually bites only when pressed against the skin, such as when tangled within clothes, towels, bedding, inside work gloves, etc. Many human victims report having been bitten after putting on clothes that had not been worn recently, or had been left for many days undisturbed on the floor. However, the fangs of the brown recluse are so tiny they are unable to penetrate most fabric.

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Increased insect populations in warmer weather leads to increased spider populations.  A professional can remove these creepy crawlies from your home or business.  Richardson Pest Solutions of St. Louis has over 35 years of experience in brown recluse removal.

Summer months bring an increase in insect population, and an explosion in spider population.  They arrive to feed on these insects, and live in your home and business.  A professional Pest Control Expert can remove these pests and give you the peace of mind that a spider free home can entail.

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Unwanted guests are always nuisances. If you have moles invading your yard or critters crawling where they shouldn’t be, contact Richardson Pest Solutions of St. Louis, Missouri. They are members of the National Pest Management Association, and have been a family-owned and family-operated business since 1972, and are experts in mole control.

Moles are insectivores (they eat insects), and they may control some insect outbreaks. However, mole activity can also cause considerable damage to lawns. This damage is usually in the form of tunnels and/or mounds in lawn that can be unsightly, disturb root systems, and provide cover or travel lanes for other small mammals.

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Ants don't just ruin a picnic, they can get into your home and ruin your life. Richardson Pest Solutions of St. Louis, Missouri are experts in the removal of these annoyances.

"I keep seeing big, black ants in my house, especially in the kitchen and bathroom. I spray the ones I see, but they keep coming back. What kind of ants are these, where do they come from, and how do I get rid of them?" These are the questions typically asked by homeowners who have carpenter ants. They are also one of the most difficult to control.

Carpenter ants, vary in size and color but are usually large (1/4-1/2 inch) and blackish. Occasionally, swarms of winged carpenter ant reproductives will emerge inside a home. Carpenter ant swarms usually occur in the spring and are a sure sign that a colony is nesting somewhere inside the structure.

Winged carpenter ants can be distinguished from termites by their larger size and shape of their antennae, waist and wings.

Besides being objectionable by their presence, carpenter ants damage wood by hollowing it out for nesting. They excavate galleries in wood which have a smooth, sandpapered appearance. Wood which has been damaged by carpenter ants contains no mud-like material, as is the case with termites. Shredded fragments of wood, similar in appearance to coarse sawdust, are ejected from the galleries through preexisting cracks or slits made by the ants. When such accumulations are found (typically containing dead ants and bits of insects which the carpenter ants have eaten), it's a good indication that a carpenter ant nest is nearby. Oftentimes, however, the excavated sawdust remains hidden behind a wall or in some other concealed area.

The extent and potential damage to a home depends on how many nests are actually present within the structure, and how long the infestation has been active. Although large carpenter ant colonies are capable of causing structural damage, the damage is not normally as serious as that from termites. In some cases, the damage may be relatively insignificant, but this can only be determined by locating and exposing the nest area.

Oftentimes, it will be difficult or impossible to locate and destroy the carpenter ant nest(s). In this case, the homeowner may wish to call a professional pest control operator. Pest control companies approach carpenter ant problems differently. Some attempt to locate the nest and selectively treat only in specific areas. Other companies take more of a "shot-gun" approach, drilling and dusting as many potential wall voids and nesting sites as possible. Most companies also apply a perimeter spray treatment around the outside foundation of the home in an effort to temporarily prevent reinvasion. The approach which should not be used is simply to spray each month where carpenter ants are seen. If no effort is made to locate the nest(s) or probable nest areas, the problem will most likely continue.

Typically, there will be wide differences in price depending on the company and amount of effort expended. Since carpenter ant problems are not always solved on the first attempt, the type of guarantee and reputation of the company should be factored into the purchasing decision.  Let Richardson Pest Solutions of St Louis help today!  Visit http://richardsonpestsolutions.com for more information and call (314) 297-2210 to schedule an appointment.

 

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In nature, subterranean termites are beneficial. They break down many dead trees and other wood materials that would otherwise accumulate. The biomass of this breakdown process is recycled to the soil as humus.

Problems occur when termites attack the wooden elements of human structures -- homes, businesses and warehouses. Their presence is not readily noticed because they hide their activity behind wallboards, siding or wood trim.

Homeowners in all areas of Missouri should watch for subterranean termites and take precautions to prevent infestations. To minimize damage from termites, it is helpful to know the description, life cycle and infestation signs of termites as well as preventive and control measures.

Subterranean termites are social insects that live in nests or colonies in the soil, hence their name “subterranean.”  Reproductive males and females can be winged (primary) or wingless (secondary or tertiary). Each can produce new offspring. The bodies of primary reproductives, also called swarmers or alates, vary by species from coal black to pale yellow-brown. Wings may be pale or smoky gray to brown and have few distinct veins. Swarmer termites are about 1/4 to 3/8 inch long.

Termite workers make up the largest number of individuals within a colony. Workers are wingless, white to creamy white, and 1/4 to 3/8 inch long. They do all of the work of the colony -- feeding the other castes, grooming the queen, excavating the nest and making tunnels. In working, they chew and eat wood, causing the destruction that makes termites economically important.

The presence of swarmers, wings or damaged wood signals that termites are infesting a structure.

Generally the first sign of infestation noticed by homeowners is the presence of swarming reproductives on window sills or near indoor light. Swarmers inside the house nearly always indicate an active infestation in the structure. The presence of swarmers outdoors is a natural phenomenon, but should warn that termites are near and possibly attacking a nearby building.

Another indication is the presence of wings, discarded by swarmers as a normal part of their behavior, found near emergence sites, on window sills or in cobwebs. Infestations also can be detected by the presence of shelter tubes going up the sides of piers, utility entrances or foundation walls.

Wood damage often is not found initially, but it definitely indicates termite infestation. Any wood-to-soil contact is a potential site of entry into a home. Wood that yields a dull, thudding sound when struck by a screwdriver or hammer should be examined. Careful probing of suspected areas with a sharp, pointed instrument such as an ice pick will disclose termite galleries or damage.

Control measures include reducing the potential for subterranean termite infestation, preventing termite entry, and applying residual chemicals for remedial treatment.

Let Richardson Pest Solutions of St Louis help today!

Control services offer several choices in baiting systems to treat termites. This technology requires that the applicator know termite biology and behavior to apply the baits correctly. It also demands diligent monitoring. Some baiting systems are advertised to be used alone in termite control; others are used with liquid termiticides. In general, baits require several trips to the job site for installation and monitoring. Control may take from a few weeks to more than a year.

Termite treatment requires specialized equipment such as drills, pressure injectors, pressure-generating pumps and high-gallon tanks. Therefore, in almost every instance, using the services of professional pest control operators is recommended. They are familiar with construction principles and practices, have the necessary equipment, and know termite biology and habits. Members of the pest control industry who offer termite control may be licensed or certified by a state agency for competence in treatment procedures that provide safe and effective control.

Richardson Pest Solutions of St Louis can help!  Contact them at (314) 297-2210 and visit http://www.richardsonpestsolutions.com for more information.

 

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Richardson Pest Solutions is your solution for Bee Removal in St. Louis.  A St. Louis pest control fixture since their inception as a family-owned and operated business in 1972, Richardson Pest Solutions is the personal choice for pest removal.  With free inspections and estimates, Chuck Richardson and Richardson Pest Solutions is the best choice for bee removal, termite control, and every kind of pest control in St. Louis.

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Richardson Pest Solutions has 12-month guarantees on their termite control treatments, giving your family peace of mind.

Richardson Pest Solutions is proud to announce our 12-month guarantees for termite control in Chesterfield, Wentzville, Ballwin, Creve Coeur, Des Peres, Ellisville, Fenton, Florissant, Kirkwood, Ladue, Lake St Louis, O'Fallon, St Ann, St Charles, St Louis, St Peters, Town & Country, University City, Webster Groves, and Wildwood in Missouri.

"Termidor is the most effective treatment for termite control that I've ever used, which is why Richardson Pest Solutions uses it for all termite removals.  The Termidor Bait System allows us to give a 12- month Termite removal guarantee for your home," says Chuck Richardson, owner of Richardson Pest Solutions, a family-owned and operated company since 1972.

Subterranean termites are the most destructive insect pests of wood in the United States. They cause more than $2 billion in damage each year, more property damage than that caused by fire and windstorm combined.

In nature, subterranean termites are beneficial. They break down many dead trees and other wood materials that would otherwise accumulate. The biomass of this breakdown process is recycled to the soil as humus.

Problems occur when termites attack the wooden elements of human structures -- homes, businesses and warehouses. Their presence is not readily noticed because they hide their activity behind wallboards, siding or wood trim.

Homeowners in all areas of Missouri should watch for subterranean termites and take precautions to prevent infestations. To minimize damage from termites, it is helpful to know the description, life cycle and infestation signs of termites as well as preventive and control measures.

The 12-month guarantee gives families a peace of mind about their termite control issues, and with the free estimates and free inspections from Richardson Pest Solutions, it's a value that can't be overlooked.  Contact Richardson Pest Solutions today for termite control at (314) 297-2210, and visit us at http://richardsonpestsolutions.com for more information about termites and the destruction they can cause if left unchecked.

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A free estimate and inspection can make all the difference in the world to your home.  Richardson Pest Solutions will inspect your home
for pests and animals, and give you a free estimate on their removal.

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Richardson Pest Solutions uses Termidor, the number one termite treatment system in America.  Termidor is the most effective treatment and doesn't disturb your family's routine.

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Richardson Pest Solutions is proud to offer a $50 discount on all new Termite treatments.  Call us  at 3146497378, and visit us at richardsonpestsolutions.com for free estimates and inspections.  We are family owned and operated since 1972, with 35 years of experience in the pest control industry in St. Louis.

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With termite season almost upon us, let Chuck and Jeff Richardson and the team at Richardson Pest Solutions take care of them!  Visit www.richardsonpestsolutions.com or call 3146497378 for a FREE estimate!

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Jeff Richardson's extensive experience with Termites and Moles makes him an ideal fit for your pest control needs in St. Louis!

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Pests Don't Stand a Chance...

"I prefer the customer service model that Richardson Pest Solutions utilizes. They will call and remind you the day before your appointment."

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Sharon

St. Louis, MO

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