Bugs: Five pests to watch for this winter in your home and yard

Termites Believing termites to be strictly hot-weather pests, many homeowners let their guards down during winter months. However, classes of termites are known to swarm during fall months and reproduce in homes until February. Subterranean termites are the most destructive and widespread termite in the United States.  They are social insects, living in colonies that… Continue reading Bugs: Five pests to watch for this winter in your home and yard

Entomology at Home: Guide to Identifying House and Yard Insects

Awesome Guide! Entomology is the science of studying insects. Entomology is the science of studying insects. It is a vast branch of zoology with estimates of 1 million or more species described which is 80% of all animal species. Entomology dates back to ancient times when agriculture required a proper labeling and knowledge of insects… Continue reading Entomology at Home: Guide to Identifying House and Yard Insects

How to Identify Bed Bugs

If you have an infestation, it is best to find it early, before the infestation becomes established or spreads. Treating a minor infestation, while an inconvenience, is far less costly and easier than treating the same infestation after it becomes more widespread. However, low-level infestations are also much more challenging to find and correctly identify.… Continue reading How to Identify Bed Bugs

14 Great Ways to Keep Spiders Out of Your Home Naturally

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