Tips from Toby – Exterminator Choice Tip
Whether it's a trail of ants or gross bed bugs - once pests have invaded your home, it's easy to panic and just start spraying or hiring the first person that knocks on your door. In this week's tip Toby shows you how you can easily keep most bugs out of your home by yourself and what to do if the problem is bigger than you should or can handle. Like any business there are great pest management companies and some that are not so great. We show you what to look for to make sure you are making a safe and sound choice. Keep the pests out or safely have a big problem taken care of by the pros without getting bit! Watch this week's tip now!
Tips from Toby – Avoid AC Repair Calls
Last week was the first time many of us fired up our AC's this season and that resulted in thousands of emergency calls all over the city. Almost 80% of those calls could have been avoided (along with the expense) by doing a few simple tasks to keep your air conditioning system running smooth all season long. From checking that filter to cleaning off the outside coils and much more, we show you the quick, easy things you can do to keep your AC running cool and efficiently all Summer long.
Tips from Toby – Here Come the Bugs!
After a mild winter and the recent rain the insects are in full force and ready to annoy, sting and get in our homes. Keep them out along with keeping the chemicals out of your home. Watch Toby’s tip to find out how to keep those annoying pests out of your home. From ants to spiders and much more we show you how to keep those pests out and setting up nest in your home. We also help you knock down the population in your lawn so you and the kids can get out and keep from getting bit. Remember - many insects including ticks and mosquitoes carry disease, so be sure to avoid getting bit as much as possible. The good news - in just a couple of hours this weekend you can build a moat around your home that will keep the bugs from entering your home alive!
Tips from Toby May Home, Lawn & Garden Tips
This is the last month prior to the sizzling Summer heat. Is your lawn ready? What about your AC System? Watch the quick tips from Toby for his May 2017 Home, Lawn and Garden Quick Tips to get everything prepped and ready from your car to your sprinkler system and make sure you beat the heat!
Tips from Toby Whup a Bug!
If you have experienced the bite of the oak or itch mite you know what a hassle it can be. Even worse - regular bug sprays haven’t helped people and many of us are getting eaten up by these pests leaving ugly itchy bite marks. Mosquitoes and pests are on the rise this season due to a mild winter. Imagine if you are Mark Tobin and his lawn crew, mowing every day under trees with oak mites and the buzzing of mosquitoes buzzing by and biting. ENOUGH WITH THE BLOOD SUCKERS!!! A hunting friend of Mark Tobin’s introduced him to an all natural pest repellent called Whup a Bug. No deet chemicals to worry about, it’s safe on all of us, from children to animals and best of all - for many - they are repelling the itch mites!!!! It’s quickly caught on, from my Mom who looked like a teenager with acne she was getting bit so much to many, many of our friends we are finding this all natural product to really be working. It’s not snake oil, just an all natural product (and you need to read the back story of how and why it was invented!!!) that is helping a ton of people avoid the blood suckers for good! If you are getting bit or have loved ones and friends, give Whup a Bug a try and you might be itch and bite free too!
Tips from Toby Spring Insect & Pest Control
After a mild winter the insects are in full force and ready to annoy, sting and get in our homes. Keep them out along with keeping the chemicals out of your home. Watch Toby's tip to find out how to keep those annoying pests out of your home. The good news - in just a couple of hours this weekend you can build a moat around your home that will keep the bugs from entering your home alive!
Tips from Toby – February 2017 Home, Lawn & Garden Tips
Can you believe February is already here? We have a video highlight of some of the essential steps to getting that lawn short mowed, some honey do's for appliance cleaning and much more. Check out the website above to see all Toby's February Home, Lawn and Garden tips for everything from how to prep your fruit trees to a friendly reminder to check that tire pressure! All the great February tips to keep everything running smooth and looking beautiful!
Tips from Toby Steam Mops Do’s and Dont’s
Those steam vacs and mops that are all the rage these days are fantastic - but not for your hardwood floors. We show you how to properly clean your hardwood floors to avoid damage, how to best use your steam mop and on safe surfaces and much more. New technology is fantastic, when used properly!
Tips from Toby – Ambrosi Cutlery Sharpening
Whether it's your lawn and garden tools or kitchen knives a sharp edge is imperative for good operation and no accidents! We also show you how and when you should sharpen your mower blade and how to avoid disease and other problems in your lawn. Ambrosi Brothers Cutlery has been in K.C. since 1959 and are now led by their third generation of ownership. The Ambrosi family hails from a small town in Italy that is renowned for some of the finest knife sharpeners in the world. Don't be so Dull… watch the tip now!
Tips from Toby – New Window Buying
Time for new windows? This is the time of year where you start seeing tons of ads touting "buy three windows, get two free!" or "Lifetime Warranty"! Who's lifetime is that? If you are not careful, you might find out it's the lifetime of the local company and not you that gets the lifetime warranty. Even worse, a poor installation job can void the window manufacturer warranty. Lots to learn and we help you with the important steps and decisions to take when considering this major purchase