Pests, as we all know, are a common problem. They come into our homes—into our lives—and they create one problem after another. They slowly destroy our homes, our food sources, and even threaten our health. No matter where you live, you can be sure that pests will find you. They will invade your home…that much […]
Your grandmother may have packed things in moth balls to keep problems at bay, but few people go to drastic measures like that anymore. Are clothing moths even something people worry about these days? Absolutely, and you may want to be a bit concerned in your house too.
What Are They?
Scientifically named Tineola bisselliella, clothes moths […]
The cooler temperatures of fall have finally arrived and they might seem like quite a relief after summer’s scorching heat. However, along with the refreshing weather come pest control problems. As the seasons change, pests are often tempted to take up residence in your home. The change of season is frequently a signal for pests […]
You may remember learning about bees and wasps in school. You probably learned that we appreciate bees for pollinating our flowers. Of course, we appreciate honeybees for the honey that they manufacture. You may have learned that we appreciate wasps for their control over the insect population. They feed on a variety of insects including […]
A single bat can eat up to 1000 mosquitos within a single hour, which is great for mosquito and general pest control in your yard. The problem, comes when the bats decide to move into your house. Bats are not only a little scary to look at, but they carry diseases such as West Nile […]
Spiders are so universally feared that they have their own phobia: arachnophobia. Despite this fearsome reputation, almost all of the spiders found in the US are totally harmless. Only the black widow and the brown recluse pose a threat to humans. Still, house spiders often cause homeowners to call a pest exterminator.In the right place, […]
There is no doubt that ticks will make your skin crawl. Not to mention, there are several serious conditions you can get from a tick bite and all it takes is walking through an infested area to end up with a ticks on you. But with a bit of knowledge and the help of a […]
Dealing with any type of pest infestation is nothing short of frustrating, but when you’re talking about a pest infestation like carpet beetles, you could be losing thousands of dollars as they eat through your wardrobe. Before you start pulling every item out of your closet to start a solid bonfire, it’s important to note […]
There are certain things that all homeowners have to deal with, regardless of where they live, the size of their house or number of bedrooms. Mowing the lawn, for instance, is one and general maintenance/upkeep is another. And unfortuantely, pest control is yet another issue that everyone deals with. While this is the one that […]
Pest control is an issue that comes up every summer. The scorching outside temperatures can be hard enough to handle, but the many ants, bees, flies, mosquitoes, and other pests that come out only make it worse. No one wants to spend their time swatting and shooing bugs, but this is how many of us spend […]