Extreme Tick Season In Virginia

Since the start of 2024 in Virginia, we’ve seen the highest level of rainfall and the 8th warmest winter in recorded history. Ticks will certainly be more prevalent in our area this Spring and Summer. It’s important to be aware of the predicted extreme tick season in Virginia and know the signs of a tick…

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Spring Pests

As we are welcoming the start of warmer weather in Virginia, many of us are beginning to wonder how all of this wet weather we’ve been having since last fall will affect this year’s mosquito season.  You may have other questions about the mosquito season in Virginia, so here are some answers:


Important Termite Inspections

Termites are a very big problem to home owners. They’re almost invisible, completely quiet and have the potential to cause extensive damage before a homeowner ever recognizes that they have a problem. Termites are active in 49 of the 50 states (Alaska is too cold to sustain them), and cause more than $50 billion in property damage every year. You can imagine that there are a great many benefits to having a termite inspection on the home you are considering purchasing. Termite inspections are extremely important if you’re buying a home or living in one. Let us tell you what the reasons are.

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Love Earth

There are Drywood Termites that can eat your home from the inside out and Subterranean termites that eat your house from the outside in.  Together, they cost US property owners billions of dollars in damage each year.  Eastern Subterranean termites are the most popular here in Central Virginia and they won’t hesitate to make a meal out of your house if you leave it unprotected.


Bugs In The Winter

It’s a known fact that most insects tend to disappear during the winter. The question is, where do bugs in the winter go and can cold weather kill those bugs? More importantly, will the cold weather exterminate them for a more pleasant spring? Here is what Holistic Pest Solutions knows about the winter tendencies of our creepy crawly pests.