Follow these 6 tips to ensure a bug-free home this Fall

Want to keep pests out of your home this fall? Follow these tips to ensure a bug-free home. While Fall is officially here, we are still seeing daytime temperatures in the high 80’s & low 90’s. The nights, however, have been much cooler. In a few weeks, we should start seeing more normal temperatures for […]

Mosquito Population to Boom After Recent Rains

Mosquito Population to Boom After Recent Rains Ever wonder why the mosquito population in your yard always increases after it rains? Well it’s actually pretty simple. Mosquitos require standing water to lay their eggs. Even a very small amount of standing water in a low spot of the yard can provide enough moisture for mosquito […]

Do I Have Bed Bugs – What to look for.

bed bugs what to look for

When trying to find bed bug activity you should inspect for the following things. 1. Blood Spots or Streaks – Left on sheets are easy to spot. These are spots where a bed bug has been crushed or from the host after being bitten.  2. Fecal Spots – Bed bugs will “go” wherever they please. […]

Flying Ants or Termite Swarmers. Do you know the difference?

Spring is right around the corner. This Sunday we move the clocks forward an hour to regain that extra hour of sunlight in the evening. Longer, sunnier days with intermittent rain will cause the flowers to bloom, the bees to pollinate, and a host of other insects awaken and head out to start their reproductive […]

Are Black Widow Spiders Dangerous?

black widow spider

Did you know the female black widow spider’s venom is 15 times as toxic as the venom of a rattlesnake? Even though she is the most venomous spider in North America, she seldom causes death because she injects such a small amount of poison in each bite. The mortality rate for female black widow spider […]