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Cold Floors? Time to upgrade your crawl space insulation.

It’s estimated that more than 50% of a home’s air enters through the crawl space. If that’s the case, then you better have a nice thick layer of insulation. Otherwise you’ll be dealing with cold floors and high utility bills. It is recommended in Virginia to have R-19 […]

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Attic Insulation in Hampton Roads VA

In our area, it is recommended that the r-value of your attic insulation be R38-R40. R-value is the metric used to measure the insulation’s ability to keep heat in or out. A good rule of thumb is to take a look in your attic, if you can […]

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Spiders, Roaches, and Waterbugs, Oh my!

When summer gives way to fall occasional pests like spiders and roaches become a big problem. Most pests are not naturally equipped to survive cold temperatures and must find shelter from the coming winter. Obviously our homes are perfect for this purpose. If you want to be […]

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What is the Result of a Wet Crawl Space?

    Part 3 on our Crawl Space Moisture Control series.     We now know how the moisture made it’s way into your crawl space. What will happen next? The first negative result of high moisture will be insulation destruction. Fiberglass insulation will start to “string” or separate […]

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Where does the moisture in my crawl come from?

Part 2 of our series on Crawl Space Moisture Control.   Where does the moisture in my crawl come from? The answer is typically one or a combination of: humidity, condensation, evaporation, and precipitation. This post will deal with the first three: humidity, condensation, and evaporation. Imagine […]

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What is crawl space encapsulation?

The next few blog posts will be a series that investigates crawl space encapsulation and moisture control services. There’s no doubt that if you live in Hampton Roads, you have heard about crawl space encapsulation but might not know exactly what it is. Recently, it has become the go-to […]

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Could flea and tick products be killing our pets?

I recently learned that the active ingredients in flea and tick pet treatments (the type that you put on the pet’s neck) are the same as some very powerful termiticides. These termiticides require that all skin is covered to avoid absorbtion through the skin. I don’t understand […]

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Rats in my….car?

That’s right, more and more we are seeing rats not only invading homes but finding their way into our vehicles. It’s really not surprising, our vehicles have an unlimited number of openings from underneath that easily allow access for small animals. Our homes and vehicles offer many things that they […]

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Termite Infestations

Here are some pictures of termite infestations that we’ve found. It’s amazing how quickly they can move in and damage a home. If you would like a free termite inspection in Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, or any other Hampton Roads city call 757-499-1078 or click the appropriate link […]

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to the HomePro Pest Control softball team on their impressive showing this weekend. They finished in 3rd place in the Gold bracket of play.  

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