3 Common Fall Pests and the Illnesses They Spread to Humans

3 Common Fall Pests and the Illnesses They Spread to Humans

Now that the days of summer have come to an end and cooler days are upon us, certain pest populations are continuing to thrive. They are in search of food, shelter, and protection from the environmental elements. Unfortunately, many of the most active fall pests carry...
Why Am I Seeing So Many Spiders in My House

Why Am I Seeing So Many Spiders in My House

Spiders get inside the house in many ways. One way is through an unknown openings in the structure, welcoming spiders in. Any small holes in doors, windows, foundations give spiders a place to enter, find shelter and nest, especially when the weather starts cooling...
Assassin Bug Continues to Strike Indiana

Assassin Bug Continues to Strike Indiana

According to research, there are approximately 7,000 different species in a total of 25 various subfamilies of assassin bugs, making these insects one of the most diverse and rampant within the State of Indiana. Morphological Diversity Assassin bugs are one of the...
Carpet Beetles

Carpet Beetles

Carpet beetles are a unique pest that feeds on various types of items that are animal-based; these include hair, silk, wool, leather, and fur. What are Carpet Beetles? Carpet beetles belong to the insect family known as “Dermestidae”. Considered to be a common beetle...
The Japanese Beetle

The Japanese Beetle

The Japanese beetle is considered to be one of the most destructive plant pests; however, controlling these insects is time-consuming, challenging, and extremely expensive. Japanese beetles were initially discovered within the United States in New Jersey in the year...
Horseflies and the Horse fly Bite. What To Do if it Happens to You.

Horseflies and the Horse fly Bite. What To Do if it Happens to You.

The horse fly bite is more than just a simple nuisance, it is a danger. Horse flies don’t just bite horses, they will bite us humans too. Watch out because their bites are painful and could become swollen or infected. Here’s a little bit about the horse...
Biting Midges

Biting Midges

Biting midges are exceptionally small flies that are a known nuisance to people, their pets, livestock, and other types of wildlife. Their habit of blood-sucking has raised concerns among professionals about the transmission of infectious agents and diseases. Biting...
June Bugs Have Arrived in Indiana

June Bugs Have Arrived in Indiana

Summer nights often combine the elements of relaxation, entertainment, and fun; however, with the arrival of June bugs, we must also incorporate a carefully-thought out defensive planning process that eliminate the pesky nature of these creatures. The June bug is a...