Keep Mosquito Population Under Control

Keep Mosquito Population Under Control Nothing ruins summer outdoor fun like be being eaten by blood thirsty mosquito’s.  Not only do these annoying pests cause irritating painful bites; but they can transmit diseases to humans and cause problems for pets as well.  Don’t just move the party indoors and let the mosquito’s win. There are […]

Black Bugs with Red Marks on their Backs

Do you have Box Elder Bugs hanging around your porch and windows? It’s never fun when you notice you have bugs in your home.  A few here and there usually isn’t a big deal right? Not so much when it comes to the Box Elder Bug. A black bug with red marks on their backs.  […]

Mud Dauber Wasp

Mud Dauber Mud Nest Wasp Mud dauber is a common name for wasps that make their nests with mud. There are many different species of wasps referred to as mud dauber’s; some other common names are dirt daubers, organ-pipe wasps, mud wasps and potter wasps. Appearance Although their appearance varies, mud daubers generally are from […]

Commercial Building Pest Control

Alpha Home Pest Control understands how quickly a business can come to a stop when there are unwanted pests invading your work space. Pests do not discriminate and can quickly invade a structure if they please.  Leading to an infestation that could harm your professional reputation. Commercial Pest Control is a must for any business. […]

Ticks

Tick Exterminator - Tick Control

Ticks Most people know that ticks can be dangerous to humans and animals such as the family pet.  Ticks can carry and transmit Lyme disease and other diseases as well.  But what can you do?  You can be educated about what to be aware of and what you can do to help prevent ticks from getting under […]

Paper Wasps

Paper Wasp Where does the name come from? The paper wasp gets its name due to the construction of their nests. Paper wasp nests are made with their saliva and combined with plant material and really do look as if to be made from paper. Their nests include numerous compartments, within which wasps lay their […]

Earwig

Earwigs Earwigs are a common household pest and are unique with the way they look. They are easily recognizable by their pinchers located at the ends of their abdomen, which are generally harmless to humans. Earwigs will actually use the pinchers when sparing with other earwigs. They are a dark reddish-brown, have light brown legs, […]

Spring Pest Checklist

Spring Pest Checklist As pest professionals, were here to remind you about early spring cleaning tips and to get a jump start on the “spring” cleaning around the home.  It’s safe to say we have definitely had a mild winter and some great temperatures the last few weeks.  With it being so warm out, this […]

BillBugs and Lawn Damage

Image is a black silhouette of a billbug - a small pest that can do significant damage to your lawn. Alpha Home offers effective methods to mitigate infestations.

BillBugs and Lawn Damage In Idaho one of the most common lawn pests is the Bluegrass Billbug; these pests can cause some serious damage to your lawn if not taken care of properly. Alpha Home Pest Control can help make a proper diagnosis. Signs/Damage Damages from billbugs can resemble drought/lack of watering, with irregular patches […]

Pests, Allergies and Your Health

Pests, Allergies and Your Health Certain pests and your health won’t always mix well together.  Creepy crawly unwanted pests and rodents aren’t only annoying, they can contribute to some serious health problems. Preventative actions are important when it comes to protecting your home, business, schools, hospitals, restaurants, daycare’s and elderly rest homes. Some pest examples: […]