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TAP Insulation – The What, Why, and How of our Newest Endeavor

Did you know that according to the Department of Energy, 9 out of every 10 homes are under-insulated? Not only could this mean sky-high energy bills for your family as temperatures continue to plummet, but it could also mean that your attic is home to unwanted pests like ants, termites, silverfish, or cockroaches! What’s a homeowner to do?

Dominion Pest Control has some exciting news – we’re officially certified to install TAP insulation! What is TAP insulation, you ask? TAP stands for Thermal Acoustic Pest Control insulation, and it’s changing the home insulation game.

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Shoo, Flea, Don’t Bother Me (Or My Pets!)

Even though it’s getting cold and many pests are taking shelter for the winter, one little critter is still going strong – fleas! Fleas love hitching a ride into the warmth of your home via your furry family members’ thick coats, making them difficult to find and even harder to eliminate. Continue reading

Bed Bugs: Eliminating the Creepy Crawly Critters

Bed bugs are pesky little things, and no one is immune to them. These little critters can be found on every continent except Antarctica, making them one of the most invasive species in the world. What can be done about the buggers?

Fortunately, the helpful folks at Dominion Pest Control are extremely well-versed in bed bug elimination and prevention. Today, we want to pass some of our knowledge on to you! We’ll walk through the identification of bed bugs, treatment, and further prevention. Continue reading

The Stinkers Are Back – Here’s How to Avoid Them!

Fall is nearly here! Have you noticed those pesky little stink bugs starting to come up out of their caves to wreak havoc on your backyard picnics and gather in the corners of your ceilings? If so, Dominion has you covered! We’re no strangers to the stink bug scene, and we’re here to make sure your home stays free and clear of the little stinkers. Continue reading

Spotted Lanternflies Have Been Spotted! Here’s What to Do

You may have heard in recent news that the Spotted Lanternfly has landed in Pennsylvania. This is true! An invasive species native to China, Bangladesh, and Vietnam, Spotted Lanternflies have made their way to 14 unsuspecting Pennsylvania counties, including Berks, Lancaster, Philadelphia, Dauphin, Montgomery, Monroe, and Lehigh counties.

We know what you’re thinking: it’s just another bug! Kill it and move on! With these little buggers, not the case. The PA Department of Agriculture has labeled spotted lanternflies as a dangerous invasive species and any sightings should be reported online or via phone at 1-888-4BADFLY. Continue reading

Dominion receives Nature-Cide® Certification

nature-cide certified partner logoDominion recently received it’s Certified Partner status from Nature-Cide® after using their products as a part of it’s Green program for four years.  Dominion’s president, Gregory Pettis states, “We are very proud to be associated with this all natural product line, and have found it to be very effective in our programs.” Since offering Green programs in 2015, Dominion’s customers have enjoyed the option to have all natural products and Green pest solutions for many pests that are controlled on a daily basis.  For more information on Dominion’s Green Program, click here: Dominion offers Green!  To schedule your Green Pest Control Program, call us today: 717-393-7879.

Lancaster Sunday News Features Dominion’s Termite Treatment

Gil Smart, LancasteChristopher Komarow - termite technicianr Sunday News writer featured Dominion Pest Control in his story, Early Birds (and bugs). Included in the story is pictures of termite swarmers and an actual termite treatment being performed by senior technician, Christopher Komarow. If you currently have termites in your home or business, print out the coupon from Clipper Magazine and call us: 717-393-7879