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Top 10 Summer Pests

Top 10 Summer Pests

While we are all gearing up for those magnificent days in the sun, taking those refreshing dips in the pool, and going on all those hikes, picnics, and other outdoor adventures, other living creatures are becoming more active, too. Summer is a time of heightened...

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Emergence of the Brood X Cicadas

Emergence of the Brood X Cicadas

For the past 17 years, the insect cluster known as the “Great Eastern Brood” has been underground. As you are reading this, one of the nation’s greatest of all spectacles of the natural world is underway. It is occurring in the woods, on trails, in the forests, and...

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How to Stop Bedbugs from Hitchhiking Back Home with You

How to Stop Bedbugs from Hitchhiking Back Home with You

While bedbugs are problematic throughout the entire year in residences and businesses, many areas refer to the spring and summer months as “bedbug season”. This is due to the fact that these invasive creatures thrive during the warmer periods of the year because of...

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How Does the Weather Affect Insect Problems?

How Does the Weather Affect Insect Problems?

According to vast amounts of studies and numerous research projects, scientists have established that weather has a distinct and direct effect on the activities associated with insects. If you are reading this, it is likely that now that the weather is warming up a...

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Why Are Home Inspections Important?

Why Are Home Inspections Important?

Home inspections are important because it is an all-inclusive and highly comprehensive type of examination of the physical components and structures from the roof all the way to the foundation that outlines the overall structural integrity of a home. By knowing what...

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What Pests Are Commonly Found in the Living Room?

What Pests Are Commonly Found in the Living Room?

The living room of your home often plays the host to a wide assortment of activities and social gatherings. As a result, it may be a central location for various bugs and other types of pests. Being that the living room is a common location for families to gather,...

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Keep Your Home Carpet Beetle Free

Keep Your Home Carpet Beetle Free

Carpet beetles are insects that can cause irreparable damage to carpeting, clothing, and other types of fabrics found in your home. The adult insects are small and may be brown or even black in color. Most damage results from carpet beetles in the larval stage of...

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What Should I Know About Moths?

What Should I Know About Moths?

Moths are part of a group of insects that are scientifically referred to as “Lepidoptera”. This translates to mean “scaly-winged”. The various colors and uniquely-designed patterns of their wings are composed of thousands of unique and very tiny scales. These overlap...

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Getting Rid of Mice

Getting Rid of Mice

There are four steps a homeowner can take to start the process of getting rid of mice. First, inspect the home and seal up any holes that mice may enter. Then begin to clean and disinfect, inside and outside of the home. Make sure to remove anything that would attract...

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Heat Treatment for Bedbugs is Most Effective

Heat Treatment for Bedbugs is Most Effective

Did you know that of all the ways to combat bedbugs, heat treatment is the most effective strategy for getting rid of bed bugs? Bed bugs are a complete nuisance. They are exceptionally difficult to control due to the fact that they are capable of hiding in such small...

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House Centipede or Silverfish? What’s that Bug?

House Centipede or Silverfish? What’s that Bug?

So you've stumbled across an unwanted pest in your home. Upon seeing this creature, something is familiar about it. It looks like either a house centipede or a silverfish, but which is it? While it is true that both have long antennae, have an elongated body, and are...

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How to Get Rid of Fleas on Humans

How to Get Rid of Fleas on Humans

Fleas…on people? Though not something you hear of often, it is quite possible. Despite the fact that fleas are often most associated with pets and wild animals, there are over 2,000 different species of fleas and many that have the capability of surviving on the skin...

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