4 Reasons Why There's an Ant Infestation In Your K ...

Ant infestations usually happen with clear reasons and the main one is their quest for food. The ants you see on your kitchen floors are known as worker ants, and their work is all about locating good sources of food and bringing food back to the nest. Interior ant infestations present a serious problem, especially when they nest in your kitchen. There is always a justified reason why you are experiencing an ant infestation in your kitchen. Here are a few common reasons along with some tips on how to help get rid of the ants in your kitchen. 1. You’re not READ MORE »

6 Tips for Wasp Control & Prevention

Wasps are most active during the spring and summer months. Prevention is key if you want to avoid problems with these pests. Don’t wait for them to invade your home and garden, perform proactive wasp control regularly – this way you can prevent an infestation. When an infestation happens, there isn’t much left to do but to call a professional to deal with this problem. Here are some useful tips for controlling and preventing wasps! Wasps nest where they can find a shelter, usually in a dark and dry place away from constant disruption. The first step to proper wasp control READ MORE »

8 Most Common Hiding Places for Spiders

House spiders are common and are never a treat to discover. These pests are extremely skillful at finding the best hiding places in and around your home. To prevent them from entering and creating an infestation, it’s good to do be proactive about spider control. Here are the most common places in and around your home that spiders use as hiding places. 1. Inside your vegetation. Whether inside or outside of your home, spiders are attracted to vegetation, such as bushes, shrubs, and plants. If you have a lot of vegetation in or around your home, there is a good chance READ MORE »

How to Tell Bed Bug Bites from Mosquito Bites

During the spring and summer, getting a few bug bites is to be expected; however, sometimes it is hard to detect the insect that caused itching and marks on your skin. It is important that you find out which insect might have bitten you as soon as possible so you can visit a doctor, if necessary, or call a pest control professional to handle the insects. Among the most common types, that are easily mistaken, are bed bug bites and mosquito bites. Below we outline the differences between the two. Bed Bugs Bed bugs rely on blood to survive and complete their READ MORE »

How to Remove a Bumble Bee Nest

Attempting to remove a bumble bee nest by yourself can be a tricky and dangerous business. Here are some tips and information about bees that might help you! Identifying a Bumble Bee Nest First of all, there are tens of thousands of different species of bees and while most of them live quiet lives, some do not. If you notice a bee’s nest, in order to remove it properly you first need to identify the species. Bees’ nests usually differ depending on the type of bees. The nests differ in material, location, and size. Bumble bees are large, very hairy, black READ MORE »

How to Get Rid of Bugs in an Office Building

When it comes to the presence of bugs in office buildings, there is a zero tolerance policy. Pest-related incidents can lead to potential fines from federal inspection agencies. Bug infestations can also pose serious risks to safety, health, and general morale of people working in the office building in question. To make sure you work in a safe, bug-free environment, some tips on how to get rid of bugs in an office building can be extremely helpful. Bug Prevention in an Office Building Bugs in office buildings often go undetected for long periods of time, by which time they can cause READ MORE »

Which Pests are Poisonous?

Poisonous pests are found virtually everywhere. If not handled with care, some species can seriously damage a human’s health. Extreme caution is advised when dealing with poisonous pests as serious injuries, or in severe cases, even death could occur from contact with them. The removal of dangerous pests is not a job for just anyone, since it requires skill and training to do it properly. You should always call a professional to deal with poisonous pests. Fleas If you are a pet owner, it is likely you have encountered fleas one time or another. These little animals spread fast and can easily READ MORE »

Spring Pest Control: What to Watch Out For

Warmer weather and an increase in humidity represent a hospitable environment for numerous pests. The presence of these pests can bring problems into your household, so it is good to know the main characteristics of those pests, as well as the best ways to do a proper spring pest control. Mosquitoes Mosquitoes are well known for their itchy bites. Aside from the fact that they are annoying, they can also carry a variety of parasites and illnesses that affect humans and animals. These small insects survive the cold by overwintering in the egg stage, and in the springtime they hatch and READ MORE »

How to Deal with an Ant Problem

Many species of ants are harmless to humans, and are actually beneficial to the environment – killing other pests like bedbugs and fleas. But ants’ strong desire for food can be problematic for businesses and homeowners. As the warmer months continue, fruit and vegetables ripen faster, picnics become more prevalent, and outdoor parties are a weekend luxury: all things that can attract ants – fast. While a pest control professional can very well aid in removing an ant problem from you home or business, the first step is prevention. Ants are tiny, making it very easy for them to enter homes READ MORE »

Waterbugs vs Cockroaches: How to tell the Differen ...

Cockroaches and waterbugs are two entirely different types of insects, but they are often mistaken based on their appearance. The most common species of waterbug is the giant waterbug, also known as toe biter, electric-light bug, or alligator tick.There are two species of cockroaches are often mistaken for waterbugs: the reddish-brown American roach and the shiny black oriental roach. For effective cockroach and waterbug control, there are a few things you need to know. Appearance Most species of waterbugs are relatively large and at least 3.8 cm long, unlike common house cockroaches which are always smaller than waterbugs and about half an READ MORE »

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