How to Keep Flies Out of Your House

How to Keep Flies Out of Your House

In North America alone, there is an excess of 16,000 different fly species. According to medical professionals and researchers, flies are capable of spreading – at the minimum – 65 different diseases. They do not bite humans, but they are one of the top vectors for...
What Should I Know About Ticks?

What Should I Know About Ticks?

Now that the warm weather has set in, tick season is upon us. With the increase in rainfall, they’re out in full force. Despite common belief, ticks are not considered to be insects. They are arachnids that are parasitic. In the United States alone, there are...
The Brown Recluse Spider in Indiana

The Brown Recluse Spider in Indiana

The brown recluse is a common spider throughout Indiana. Even though the southern counties have a higher rate than that of the northern counties, the brown recluse is considered to be one of the most encountered spiders throughout the state. The Brown Recluse spider...
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...
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...