By Joan Clark Spiders are something most people are not crazy about, and they certainly do not want them in their home. This is especially true if you live in an area with more dangerous spiders, such as the black widow spider or brown recluse spider. Both of these spiders are quite common in the… Continue reading 14 Great Ways to Keep Spiders Out of Your Home Naturally
The summer months are when everyone comes out of their holes, but unfortunately so does a variety of summer pests. And some you should be wary of because they can be less than willing to share space with humans (or they can see you as a meal). While bugs play an important role in the… Continue reading 7 Summer Pests that Can Bug You the Most
Whether you’re dealing with flying insects, crawling insects, or rodents, a single pest that is seen, heard, or smelled within your restaurant can be a no-turning-back type of dealbreaker for many customers. A pest invasion violates the stringent sanitation requirements needed to keep food safe and puts your establishment at risk for the introduction of… Continue reading Restaurant Pest Control Tips
A Guide to Identifying Common Types of Cockroach Species Long despised by homeowners, the cockroach is more than just a creepy nuisance pest that can survive freezing temperatures and a week without its head. This hearty creature can pose serious health risks to humans if it finds a way indoors. In fact, all types of… Continue reading Cockroaches 101
No, rabbits and hares are members of the family Leporidae, one of the two families (the other is the Ochotonidae or pika family) in the order Lagomorpha. However, had this question been asked over 100 years ago, the answer would have been ‘yes’. Until the early 20th century, zoologists classified the rabbit and other lagomorphs… Continue reading Is a rabbit a rodent?
The detection of bed bugs can be very difficult and bed bugs can easily go undetected during an inspection particularly during the early stages of an infestation when only a few bugs or eggs are present. Even the most qualified inspector will be challenged when the entire infestation consists of only one or two bed… Continue reading Early Detection
A Guide to Identifying Common Types of Ant Species There is one house guest that no one wants, but nearly everyone gets – ants! A recent survey conducted by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) revealed that various types of ants are everywhere. In fact, ants have been deemed the #1 nuisance pest in America.… Continue reading Ants 101