Chemical Pneumonia from Pesticides

Chemical Pneumonia from Pesticides

Improper Use of Over-The-Counter Pesticides Could Result in the Development of Chemical Pneumonia According to numerous studies, if over-the-counter pesticides are used improperly, the individual utilizing those substances could develop chemical pneumonia. While...
Pinkeye from Pesticides. What to Do about it.

Pinkeye from Pesticides. What to Do about it.

Soothe the Symptoms of Chemical Conjunctivitis Caused by Over-The-Counter Pesticides Chemical conjunctivitis (also known as “pinkeye”) is caused by an unnatural response to an exposure to fumes, irritating liquid products, and powders. While many items may cause this...
The Instincts of Common Garden Pests – Part 1

The Instincts of Common Garden Pests – Part 1

As a gardener, you are well aware of the fact that many pests abound. It is not at all uncommon to discover these pesky little creatures chewing on the plants that you work so hard to cultivate. Even the absolute healthiest of all gardens experience an occasional...
Common Web-Building Spiders – Part 1

Common Web-Building Spiders – Part 1

There are several web-building spiders that may be found in and/or around a home. These types of spiders specialize in the construction of silken-based webs that aid in the capturing of prey. Many web-building spiders construct webs that are designed to capture...
Termite Swarm Season

Termite Swarm Season

Termite swarm season typically starts in the spring for subterranean termites; however, not all termites within this species swarm at the same time. Termite swarm season for the dry wood termites and the damp wood termites typically occurs during the summer months....
Bed Bugs in Institutions – Part 1

Bed Bugs in Institutions – Part 1

In recent years, there has been an immense increase in the amount of bed bug cases in various types of institutions. By institutions, we are referring to healthcare facilities, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, psychiatric hospitals, detention...
Fall Pest Guide: Mice (Part 2)

Fall Pest Guide: Mice (Part 2)

We all enjoy the fall months. The season comes with a variety of changes that are highly appealing to the senses. Examples include displays of beautiful colors in the scenery, and cooler air. As mentioned in Part 1 of our series last week, “Fall Pest Guide: Spiders”,...
Fall Pest Guide: Spiders

Fall Pest Guide: Spiders

Fall is considered to be a favorite season among most. It signals the start of cool, crisp air, the transition of leaves from green hues to colorful red, orange, yellow, brown, and purple varieties, and fun-filled gatherings surrounding football season, Halloween, and...