Pantry Pests

Pantry pests include insects found in food, spices, pasta, herbs, flour and cereal such as beetles and moths. There are many types of pantry pests, but the most common insect pantry pests are Indian meal moth and merchant grain beetles. Both these types of insects can...

How Dangerous are Black and Brown Widow Spiders?

The brown widow spider scientifically known as Latrodectus geometricus is found in the tropical and subtropical areas, including Hawaii parts of Australia and the Caridean islands, and is related to the black widow spider. The color of the spider may range from tan to...

Are Termites Attracted to Water?

Termites are very similar to other insects and animals and to some level, even humans. Therefore, like humans, their most basic components of survival are food, water, and shelter. Termites, however, have adapted to sourcing water from wood and other materials that...

7 Interesting Termite Facts

Termites would make terrible dinner guest because of their preferred choice of diet; they would rather leave the food and eat the table underneath the food. Termites feast on wood, and many of them prefer the wet and moldy wood. But if they find comfort in homes, they...

How To Get Rid of Termites

Termites can be such a bother the moment they get to your house. The moment that you realize there are termites in your home, you should take immediate steps to eliminate them before they get out of hand. If you are not able to get rid of them yourself, then you...

Is Termite Damage Covered by Homeowners Insurance?

Your home is one of the most valuable assets that you own. Because of this, you need to make sure you take care of it at all times. While some things are fairly obvious to be fixed, others are hidden more underneath of the surface. One of the things that many don't...

Dos and Don’ts of Choosing a Termite Company

Finding a bunch of termites lurking around your property can be disheartening to say the least. If you are dealing with any unwanted pests, you need to turn to the help of a licensed pest control company who can get rid of the termites for you. However, it isn't...

How to Spot Bed Bugs

You're hoping it's not a bed bug! Bed bugs are tiny wingless insects that feed exclusively on blood. Oftentimes, people associate a bed bug infestation with a dirty home. However, that isn't the case. Even the cleanest of homes can have bed bugs. Another thing to...

More Info! Seepage and Moisture in Homes

During the cool winter months, many people don't think about all of the household pests lurking outside. Things like termites, ants, beetles and more can end up invading you home without your even realizing it. This is especially true during the winter months when...

Interior Tips for Termite Pest Control

As a homeowner, the last thing you want is to find a bunch of pests and rodents crawling around inside of your home. Not only are these critters a pain, they can also carry any number of different diseases with them. The last thing you want is for someone to get sick...

Differences Between Winged Termites and Flying Ants

While many insects go into hibernation over the cold winter months, they all end up making their appearance known when the cold weather is gone and the warm temperatures start setting in. Even though all of these insects might have a purpose in the environment, that...

Treatment for Ants

Even though there are more than 12,000 species of ants around the world, there are only a few of them that like to make their way into your home. These ants are searching for something greasy or sweet. As much of a pain as it is to have a bunch of ants inside of your...

What You Can Do to Protect Honeybees

Many people don't know just how important honey bees are. They are not just here to provide the sweet taste of honey that so many people enjoy and love; they play a very important role in our ecosystem. There are nearly 1,000 plants that are grown for beverages,...

How to Avoid Termites – Part TWO

We've discussed termites. Now, it's time to discuss part TWO! Read more about how to avoid termites. A termite infestation is an expensive problem. Termite infestation will cause structural damage and cosmetic damage. As a ground warms in the spring and summer months,...

How to Avoid Yellow Jackets

You Need to Avoid Yellow Jackets There are a number of reasons you need to avoid yellow jackets. For starters, yellow jackets have a vicious bite as well as a smooth sting that will not catch in the flesh of their victims, meaning that even a single insect can sting...

Rat Entry Sizes

Rats could very easily be labeled the masters of breaking and entering. If there's a way to get into your house or other buildings, they'll find it. Since they have the will to do so, you need to stop the ways they can get in. The interesting thing about rats is that...

How the Termite Colony Works

Many of us have never paid attention to termites and how they relate. Those who have come across them will say they are a nuisance since what they mostly do is destroy. Termites tend to differ from other insects in that they live and organize themselves in social...

Prevent Pests From Entering Home

Preventing pests from entering your home: Tips on how to do it Pests are always a nuisance while in the house. They pose a danger to your health and that of the family. Preventing them to get into your house as spring comes by is critical and should be prioritized...