• It’s Refreshing! It’s Delicious! It Deters Rodents?

    Believe it or not, there is a natural remedy for rodents. It’s Peppermint! You can use it in a diffuser, dilute it in water and spray it around the house or cook with it! No matter what you do, this aroma can deter rodents and other pest from making your home…their home. Recipe for rodent/ant spray: 1 […]

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  • Pest Control is for the Birds

    Birds…they’re kind of controversial. On the one hand we love to feed them and see their nests; on the other hand we don’t like their excrement all over our cars, walkways and dare I say….hair.  On the one hand we love how they twitter during our backyard bar-b-ques, on the other hand we turn into […]

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  • 7 Natural Remedies to PREVENT Mosquitos

    El Nino is coming and with wet weather we get rid of some old pests (i.e. ants, spiders and cockroaches) but we also have an influx of water loving critters like water bugs and mosquitos. Read the following link to find out 7 natural mosquito repellants you can add to for your home or business […]

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  • Rising Above Circumstance: A Family Living with Lyme Disease

    They started out a typical couple; Paige and Bryan Thunstrom met at Brigham Young University, attended the same church and both had a love for the outdoors. But something very abnormal occurred in their first year of marriage that turned their “typical” life upside down. A complete medical anomaly occurred as Bryan and Paige began to […]

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  • Happy Feet: The Peacock Spider’s Dance of Love

    This spider is known as the Peacock Spider and is just one of many different species of Peacock Spiders. They are all shaped differently and have an array of colors that are as unique as the spider itself. Recently, UC Berkley did a study on these Australian natives, and they found that these bugs “got […]

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  • 5 Ways the Drought Effects Pests

      The California Drought has made Los Angeles the second most insect-filled city in the United States, behind Tampa, Florida. This means pests are running toward any water and food source they can find. Their legs and brains may be small, but make no mistake they can cover a lot of ground and are most […]

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  • Drinking and Flying: 5 Drunken Bee Facts

    1) Bees can get drunk from fermented nectar. 2) Bees have a much higher reported number of flying accidents after drinking fermented nectar. 3) The Checkpoint: Bees use their antennas to smell and use their antennas to check each bee that enters the hive to be sure all are sober. 4) Each bee is examined […]

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  • 6 Ways to Prevent an Ant Attack

      IT IS HOT! And what does the heat bring….ants! The Inland Valley is currently being attacked by ants in this record breaking heat and Lakeside Pest Control is here to help! Here are 6 methods to prevent ants from attacking your home. 1) Cut Off The Food Supply: put pet food in a bowl […]

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  • The Evolution of Pest Control: 10 Integrative Pest Management Solutions

    1) Integrative Pest Management is preventative pest care of your personal/work space. Prevent pests from invading using all natural, chemical-free, easy methods. 2) Pick up all fruit from nearby trees. Fruit on the ground is an instant attraction to rodents and insects. It’s like a buffet for unwanted invaders. 3) Cut back branches and trees […]

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  • A Business to Buzz About

    Pest control may not be a glamorous business, but it’s a prevalent need here in the valley. It seems as if most homes in the valley were built on an anthill with lots of other neighboring creepy crawlers. This keeps Craig Bloom, owner and operator of Lakeside Pest Control, busy as a local exterminator. “I […]

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