Preventing Lyme Disease
Most people have heard of Lyme disease and know it is caused by ticks, but for many people that is the extent of their knowledge. Knowing what Lyme disease is, how it happens, and what the symptoms are can help you take steps to prevent it and recognize the early symptoms if necessary.
Lady Bugs…Helpful or Harmful Pests in your Garden?
Most people are familiar with lady bugs. They are perhaps one of the least intimidating looking insects that may take up residence in your garden this summer. Known for their recognizable bright red and polka-dotted wings, they are easy to identify, but do you have a real understanding of their contribution to your landscaping? We’ve written a few key points to define a greater appreciation for their job in your garden’s eco-system, and some ways to make sure the species living there are in fact Lady Bugs and not harmful species.
Top Ways to Clean Your Home While You’re Treating a Mouse Infestation
Once you have a mouse problem in your home it can be very hard to clean until you’ve fully treated the problem. The problem with mice is that their droppings can cause airborne diseases. They leave scat and urine commonly in places in a home where you prepare food or store it. This can be particularly dangerous for children that have far less immunity to the infectious waste that mice are known for like hantavirus and salmonella.