Bugs and various insects are really eager to settle into any space which has food, water and shelter for them. Since most homes are warm and full of food, it is no wonder a lot of people deal with bug infestations. If you want to prevent a full-blown infestation in your home, it is important to be proactive, and the first step is knowing where bugs like to hide. Here are some common hiding places that you should continuously monitor for possible infestations.
Have you ever wondered how many Midwestern insects manage to survive the winter? There is a number of bugs that are surviving despite the cold and harsh conditions. What follows is a list of some of those insects, along with a brief description of their survival strategies!
Want to make sure your house or apartment is safe from rodents running loose? It’s good thinking, since they tend to be destructive, especially if there’s an infestation going on. Fortunately for you, determining whether your living space is under siege is not that difficult when you know what to look for. Here are some of the most common signs of rodent infestations!
A lot of people have problems with rodents in their homes, offices, vacation houses or other places. As you might have guessed, there are a number of ways to get rid of these unwanted guests in your home. Two of the most popular methods are the bait and the trap method. The first one refers to the act of baiting mice or rats with a treat which contains poison, effectively killing them. The second method refers to trapping mice with a special rodent trap and removing them from your living area in that way. If you are unsure of what READ MORE »
If you want your winter wardrobe to last, you’ll need to keep moths far away from your closet. They pose a danger that’s taken lightly by many people. But since they’re widespread and act like real pests, most homes can eventually find themselves in need of protective measures. If you’re looking to avoid having your woolen items ruined, browse through this list of some of the most common questions about winter moths!
Have you noticed a bug creeping or flying around your house? Don’t know what type of insect you’re dealing with, let alone whether it’s a potentially dangerous one? If that’s the case, you’ll need some help in identifying the creature in question. In order to help you, we’ve compiled a list of useful tips that should get you started!
Fleas are creatures we normally associate with other animals, mostly our own pets. Is it true that fleas are harmless to people? The short answer to the question of whether fleas affect the health of a human organism would be no. Fleas are generally completely harmless to humans. In order to provide an extensive answer, however, we’ll need to explain why there was a need to say “generally” harmless. So here’s a list of scenarios in which you’d be affected by coming in contact with these pesky creatures.
Are you struggling with rodents or insects that could be harmful to your health? Have you already tried a whole range of ointments, traps and sprays to get rid of them? Right now, you might even be thinking about trying ultrasonic pest control devices. But before you do that, let us tell you more about them. What follows is a brief explanation of how they work, as well as the answer to the question of whether they’re any good. It should help you decide whether you want to give them a try!
If you’re a parent with small children, chances are you have a lot on your mind trying to keep them safe and healthy. Having to deal with lice would be the last thing needed in a busy home. Fortunately for you and every other parent, there are plenty of things you can do to prevent your kids from getting them. In this post, we’re going to explain where lice come from and how the spread can be avoided!
A lot of people stay in hotel rooms, and sometimes it happens that the rooms have bed bugs. This is a problem since bed bugs aren’t just a momentary problem, but can also be transferred to your home this way. So when staying in a hotel room, it is wise to inspect the room for bed bugs as soon as you get into the room. This is crucial because if you unpack and settle, it might be too late to save your belongings. Here is a detailed guide to checking your room, so you can make sure you don’t bring READ MORE »