Drew Glenn with Miller Pest & Termite offers some great pest control tips.

On the recent episode of The Central Iowa Real Estate Scoreboard on 1460 KXNO and 106.3, Heather Burnside and I discussed the impact that lovable pets and loathsome pests have on real estate. We were joined by Drew Glenn of Miller Pest & Termite, who shared some phenomenal tips on how homeowners can eliminate creepy crawlers within their home and better manage the presence of those around it. Miller Pest & Termite, aka “Miller the Killer,” is a local company with 20+ years of experience; The Misty SOLDwisch team has partnered with them many times because their wood-destroying insect report is an indispensable service. 

Cited below for your convenience are timestamps that will direct you to various points in the video. Feel free to watch the full message or use these timestamps to skip to topics that interest you most: 

2:51 — What are pet owners (dog lovers especially) looking for when they search homes? 

7:00 — Addressing pet odors and what to do with pets when showing your home

13:30 — The myriad ways fleas, ants, and other pests can get inside your home 

15:55 — A look at the latest activity in our Central Iowa market:  A stronger seller’s market? 

19:15 — How does a wood-destroying pest inspection work, and why is it so important? 

21:33 — How homeowners can better manage the presence of bugs around their property 

22:40 — Some tough news about the mulch in your yard and some fresh landscaping tips 

24:00 — How Miller Pest and Termite got started, and how they operate safely today 

26:04 — Home of the Week: a new construction townhome at Deer Run 

A special thanks to Drew for joining us this episode. The bottom line: You can take easy steps to ensure that your pets don’t have to impede your home sale, and pests in and around your home can be controlled by simple preemptive measures. If you’re in need of professional’s help, make sure you remember this catchy tagline: “Millerthekiller.com, tell your dad, tell your mom!” 

As always, reach out to us if you have questions pertaining to the Central Iowa market or have any upcoming real estate needs. We’re here to help, and we look forward to hearing from you! Stay tuned for the next episode of The Central Iowa Real Estate Scoreboard!