Pests are unwanted guests for any property owner. Who would like to see wasps and termites chewing off their valuables, and who would want to stay up all night with bed bugs as their bed mates? Pest issues plagued several regions of the US recently. Here is an incident that made the news, in case […]
If you are a restaurant owner, a rodent infestation is most likely your worst nightmare, and it can lead to your restaurant being shut down for good. Rats and mice bring with them dangerous germs and diseases, and they seem to multiply by the minute. Cities with high populations of people have enormous numbers of […]
The infamous Cimex lectularius: the bed bug. There are few pests that induce the same sense of anxiety. They bite. They drink our blood. They leave red swollen marks that itch. And they often do it while we’re asleep and helpless.
Bed bugs are flat, reddish-brown insects that can be as small as the head of […]
Globalization and increased mobility in recent decades have allowed increasing numbers of invasive species to cross geographic borders.
This has complicated the task of pest management, but strategies are now available that effectively control pests while posing few risks to the environment.
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a broad-based, effective, and environmentally sustainable approach that relies on […]
If you live in a house or an apartment, seeing the occasional spider is just a part of life.
A typical house spider is a common pest that comes in all shapes and sizes, and while some are actually helping you out in ways you may not realize, there are dangerous and even deadly types that […]
When you have an infestation in your home, your first goal is to treat it as effectively and inexpensively as possible. With articles recommending plenty of ways to take care of bed bugs on your own, you might start thinking that you don’t even need to use pest control in order to take care of […]
Many homeowners erroneously believe that during winter, the pests somehow go away.
The trust is far different. As winter starts, there are pests that hibernate and others get into houses in search of food and warmth. Here are some common winter pests you are likely to encounter and some useful pest control tips to get rid […]
Do you ever wake up with redness, swelling, or itching on any part of your body and just wonder what caused them? We’d hate to break it to you, but your home might have a bed bug infestation. Naturally, you’d want to get rid of the pests to avoid health problems such as allergies and, […]
Count Dracula, Lestat, and Edward Cullen — the usual names that come to mind when talking about vampires. They are also completely fictional, however. In the real world, vampires are the creepy crawlies that reside in and around your bed: bed bugs. They come out to feed on your blood as you eagerly get in […]
Having a mouse or rat inside the home is unpleasant on many levels. Foremost for most people is the “ick” response, commonly expressed by the exclamation “Eek! A mouse!” But there’s more, and there’s worse. Rodents can damage your home, gnawing through your walls and baseboard trim. They certainly have no trouble gnawing into packaged […]