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Flea & Tick Tips for Your Yard

by Danny Hill | Jul 28, 2017

Fleas and ticks, ticks and fleas - the bane of every puppy-dawg, puddy-tat and, if you don't watch out, you and your family too. At Tri-Hill, we have some helpful tips to manage fleas and ticks in...

Carpenter ants, should I be concerned?

by Danny Hill | Apr 20, 2017

Not all ants are a threat to your home. Usually they will just come in for a snack or establish a home somewhere they hope you won't find them. However, carpenter ants can not only be a nuisance...

Why do spiders bite and aren't they dangerous?

by Danny Hill | Apr 04, 2017
Well , if something is poisonous it is because it is "generally" harmful if eaten !  In some parts of the world , spiders are a delicacy .  Yum! 

Can cats fix a rodent problem?

by Danny Hill | Mar 06, 2017
I remember growing up watching Sylvester and Tom chase critters. For Sylvester, it was Tweety Bird; for Tom, it was Jerry (the mouse).  Cat verses mouse is an age old rivalry and lives in our...

Winter pest control ideas

by Danny Hill | Jan 04, 2017

With winter here, bugs often like to move inside. Here are some tips to help limit pest problems this winter...

Cockroaches : An FAQ

by Danny Hill | Nov 23, 2016

1. What kinds do we have here in our neck of the woods (Arkansas)?

A: While there are thousands of  species, there are only four (4) we normally deal with around here: American (wood roach) ,...

Fall Means Unwanted Mice and Rats!

by Danny Hill | Oct 27, 2016
I like the fall.  Football, cooler temperatures, and riding my motorcycle through the Ozarks with the beautiful fall foliage.  But a s the days turn cooler and the nights colder, there is an army...

8 Facts about the House Spider

by Danny Hill | Oct 25, 2016

This relationship we have with spiders goes way back... like, ancient way back!  We still tend to misunderstand these little buddies and need to know them better. 

Spiders: Friend or Foe?

by Danny Hill | Oct 17, 2016

They are one of the most common household pests and the cause of the most common creature-based phobia, arachnophobia, or the fear of spiders.

Get Rid of those Gnats!

by Danny Hill | Jun 23, 2016

Really... What in the world could possibly be the purpose of these annoying, flying insects?  I know that I don't need to point out the obvious, but these buzzing little buggers are possibly the...

Helpful Bugs - Three "pests" that are beneficial

by Danny Hill | Jun 15, 2016

You see that spider and... oh boy!While most insects and arachnids are an annoyance, their contributions can be vital.For gardeners and farmers, certain pests are invaluable. And after reading our...

Ants in the Kitchen - What to do.

by Danny Hill | Jun 10, 2016

When ants come in, they are intent on staying.  Swatting and squishing them may give you satisfaction but will do little to control them.

When dealing with ants it is important to take...

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