Pest Control Services for Life - Family-Friendly Pest Prevention – Larue Pest Management, Inc.

Pest Control Services for Life

Family-Friendly Pest Prevention – Larue Pest Management, Inc.

Mosquito Control | Fort Myers NaplesIf you live in Southwest Florida, you know that mosquito and noseeum control can be frustrating!

Have your cookouts been filled with that particular chorus of buzzing and slapping we all know?

How many of your evenings outdoors have ended with bites and stings? Sometimes it feels like we’re being eaten alive right here in paradise!

And while noseeums are just plain annoying, mosquitoes can be a serious threat to the health of you and your family by spreading diseases like West Nile Virus and the Chikungunya Virus (which was recently reported right here in Fort Myers).

Thankfully you have options in the battle to protect your family and control mosquitoes and noseeums on your property. Here are some landscaping tips on how you can keep them from ruining your family time outside… Read the rest of this entry »

You want your home and landscape to be a safe place for your family to enjoy, but termites can threaten your tranquility…

Larue Termite Control Fort Myers Naples

This is the seventh of 12 Landscaping Tips for a Florida-Friendly Yard, which can be downloaded from our free eBook library.

In Fort Myers, Naples and all of Southwest Florida, both subterranean and drywood termites have been known to devastate homes by eating right through wooden beams used in walls and roofs. In order to protect your family and control termites around your property, there are some techniques you can adopt in your landscape.

Termites are always looking for new places to feast. Here are some landscaping tips that will help protect your home: Read the rest of this entry »

The sub-tropical climate of Fort Myers and Naples offer unique challenges in maintaining your landscape.

You really need to consider a lawn care program that’s specifically designed for South West Florida’s soil and weather conditions.

Larue Lawn Care Naples Fort Myers

This is the fourth of 12 Landscaping Tips for a Florida-Friendly Yard, which can be downloaded from our free eBook library.

To keep an eye-catching lawn looking fresh all year round, you will need to consider optimal nutrients for your landscape.

Fertilizing your lawn will: Read the rest of this entry »

8: Looking to Get Rid of Carpenter Ants in Cape Coral?

Posted by Keith Ruebeling On July 18th

Looking to Get Rid of Carpenter Ants in Cape Coral?

This is the eighth installment of 15 Household Bugs in SW Florida That May Freak You Out, which can be downloaded from our free eBook library.

If you have large, reddish brown ants in your home, you might have carpenter ants. These ants are often half an inch long and have chunky body parts. Their size can be intimidating and even a little freaky. Many carpenter ants are wingless, but large colonies do have ants with wings.

As their name implies, carpenter ants love wood. Unlike termites however, the Florida carpenter ant will not eat the wood in your home. Unfortunately, they love to nest in your attic and in wall voids.

In most cases, carpenter ants have a main nest outside your home in a nearby tree or stump. However, given enough time, they may establish a secondary nest inside your home. Carpenter ants prefer wood that is rotting or wet. If the wood in your house is not water damaged, you are less likely to have a problem with these ants. With proper home maintenance (fixing leaky plumbing and keeping wood painted and sealed), you will reduce your chances of an infestation.

Homeowners have a very difficult time fixing carpenter ant problems on their own because the primary nest can be hard to find. Often, you need a Cape Coral pest control professional that is knowledgeable about carpenter ant habitats and preferences to help to get rid of them permanently.

We do find it helpful when homeowners keep a careful eye on their carpenter ants before calling us. Keep notes on things like:

11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Greenest Healthiest Lawn in Your Neighborhood

Is your lawn suffering from:

  • Pests (Termites, Chinch Bugs, etc…)
  • Diseases
  • Brown patches or gray spots
  • Weeds
  • Wild looking trees & bushes

Fort Myers lawn care is going to be in your future!

Download your free copy of the “11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Greenest, Healthiest Lawn in Your Neighborhood” eBook today to learn about:

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#11: Get Proper Tree & Shrub Care

Posted by Keith Ruebeling On January 11th

Tree & Shrub Care

This is the 11th installment in “11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Greenest, Healthiest Lawn in Your Neighborhood which can be downloaded for FREE from our library of eBooks.

Palm trees can be a great addition to a yard. They can frame a space or be ornamental when standing alone. Many varieties are ideal for planting in southwest Florida:

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#10: My Grass is Greener. Now I Need Shrub Care!

Posted by Keith Ruebeling On December 28th

Shrub Care

This is the 10th installment in “11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Greenest, Healthiest Lawn in Your Neighborhood which can be downloaded for FREE from our library of eBooks.

There are a wide variety of shrubs that can grow successfully in southwest Florida. For a beautiful accent to you lawn, remember these three fundamentals to shrub care:

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#9: Proper Lawn Care for Southwest Florida

Posted by Keith Ruebeling On December 14th

Lawn Care

This is the 9th installment in “11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Greenest, Healthiest Lawn in Your Neighborhood which can be downloaded for FREE from our library of eBooks.

With the right attention, any lawn can be beautiful. By learning how to properly plan for and care for your yard, you can keep it thick and healthy for years to come.

Selecting the Right Grass

If you are just starting out, it’s imperative to choose…

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Termite Control

This is the 8th installment in “11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Greenest, Healthiest Lawn in Your Neighborhood which can be downloaded for FREE from our library of eBooks.

Cape Coral Pest control for your lawn is important, but we understand that you want to keep your costs as low as possible. If you suffer from…
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#7: Practical Irrigation Techniques for SW Florida

Posted by Keith Ruebeling On November 16th

Irrigation

This is the 7th installment in “11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Greenest, Healthiest Lawn in Your Neighborhood which can be downloaded for FREE from our library of eBooks.

A beautiful lawn can be the pride of the neighborhood, but keeping it that way isn’t always easy. Maintaining proper irrigation levels to support a lush lawn is a Herculean task for most Floridian homeowners. Too much or too little water will leave your grass vulnerable to insects, weeds and other problems. To complicate matters, there are often restrictions on how often you can irrigate.

How much is enough?

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