Pests are always a possibility when you have an enclosed building, especially in a building where workers are present all day, eating meals in break rooms and snacks at desks, possibly leaving tempting crumbs for enterprising bugs or rodents to find. Keeping your office building pest-free is essential to daily operations, not to mention the cleanliness of the building. Read on to learn how to handle a complaint about pests when they find their way inside.
We all know black widows are dangerous, but do you know how to spot one, and what to do if you start finding them around your property? Learn more about these dangerous spiders, so you can protect yourself and your family from their potentially fatal bite.
Whether you’re headed out for business or pleasure, it’s almost inevitable that you will at some point need to stay in a hotel. When you do, it’s important to check the room for bed bugs, so you can avoid bringing them home with you. Unfortunately, it doesn’t matter how nice the hotel with — hotels in every budget have had issues with these pests, so every traveler should take the proper precautions.
Nobody wants bugs, and nobody wants allergies — but did you know that the two sometimes go hand in hand? Of course, many people have allergic reactions to insect bites or stings. Allergies to bees and wasps are hardly uncommon, and even ant bites can make some people break out in hives. However, some insects can make hayfever-like allergies worse, and can even have an effect on asthma patients.
When the temperatures start dropping and the snow starts following, many homeowners breathe a sigh of relief, thinking they get a few months off of worrying about the annoying and sometimes destructive pests that plague the warmer months. However, it might shock you to learn that some insects are just as active throughout the winter as they are the rest of the year. Read on to learn about which insects you should be concerned about through the winter.
While most ants are merely annoying, carpenter ants are much more than that. This breed of ant has a habit of nesting inside of wood, chewing through it to make smooth tunnels. While they’re busy creating their home, they’re also putting a lot of work into damaging yours. If you suspect you may have a carpenter ant infestation, read on to learn about three signs you should be looking for.
We always hear that “rats carry diseases,” but without anything more specific, it’s easy to write that off as an old wive’s tale. After all, most diseases can’t travel between species anyway, right? Not quite. Below are five diseases carried by rodents that can be passed on to humans — five very good reasons to utilize pest control services to prevent disease transmission.
No one wants pests in their home, but the unfortunate reality is that it is something most people have to deal with at some point in their lives. Learning the signs of an infestation is important, as it can help you catch the pests early and ensure you are able to take care of the problem before the population explodes right under your nose. Below are five of some of the most common indoor pests, and how a pest control professional can help you prevent and eradicate them.