The Reliable Blog
We're preparing for the Fall Invader season! Stinkbugs, Asian ladybeetles, and box elder bugs are some of the pests living in corn and bean fields right now. When the fields get harvested, the pests need a new home. They can enter your home and outbuildings through gaps and cracks in the siding, chimney caps, crawlspace vents, dryer vents, around doors and windows. You'll want to make sure those areas are well sealed, caulked, or...
While the summer season often yields vacations, backyard BBQs and family picnics, it also welcomes a houseguest that nobody wants—ants! From food contamination to costly property damage, these pests can pose serious health and property risks. This summer season, we are sharing tips for an ant-free home. “Ants are social pests that live and work in large complex colonies,” says Andrea Patrie, an owner at Reliable Exterminators. “Spotting even just one ant indoors could indicate...
Our most popular residential maintenance plan is call Homecare. We provide 4 exterior services to your home April - October to keep pests outside. It's super convenient because you don't need to make appointments or remember to call us. Check it out Preventative Maintenance Programs!
We're open July 3rd and closed July 4th to celebrate our nation's independence.
Reliable' s technicians are fully licensed in the state of Indiana and receive continuing education to stay current on best practices. Our company has always carried a business and pest control license and we've been around for 87 years!!
Reliable is protecting public health in Indiana by servicing kitchens, utility areas, restrooms, and many more areas in restaurants, offices, schools, medical facilities, and factories. We keep pests where they belong!
Wondering how bed bugs enter your home? Bed bugs are notorious for their hitchhiking abilities. If you’re suddenly experiencing signs of a bed bug infestation in your home for the first time, they likely snuck their way in as a stowaway on a purse, luggage, or clothing. Not sure if your new bites are from bed bugs? Check out this video.
Did you know secondhand furniture may be harboring hungry bed bugs? If you purchase secondhand furniture, be sure to thoroughly inspect the item for any evidence of bed bugs including cast skins, eggs, fecal spotting, or the insects themselves. It's always a good idea to vacuum furniture or wash textiles before bringing them into your home.
Lodging facilities like hotels and motels are prime sources for bed bugs, so be on high alert when traveling. When arriving at your vacation destination, don’t forget to look for signs of bed bugs. Check out this list of the telltale signs of bed bugs from @PestWorld: https://bit.ly/2Hq9FhS When on vacation we always inspect hotel rooms and cabins for signs of bed bugs before we settle in. We like to inspect behind the headboard and bed...