The Complete Guide to Managing Your Summer Pest Problem

Found this great article and wanted to share! https://lifehacker.com/the-complete-guide-to-managing-your-summer-pest-problem-1183885737 Adam Dachis Summer brings fun, sun, and—unfortunately—lots of annoying bugs. If you’ve got the pests that come with the season, you don’t have to go through great lengths to rid your home of them. A few DIY methods and inexpensive tools can do the trick. Back… Continue reading The Complete Guide to Managing Your Summer Pest Problem

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

Identifying household ants

Ants can be a challenge to identify without the proper equipment and experience. In many cases, the best way to confirm the identity of an ant is to enlist the help of a pest management professional. Nevertheless, it is possible to identify some of the most common species of household ants without a microscope. The… Continue reading Identifying household ants

7 Summer Pests that Can Bug You the Most

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

Common Wasp and Hornet Species: Northern Paper Wasp

For every colony of northern paper wasps, one queen calls the shots. As a species characterized by its colonies and reproductive dominance, northern paper wasps take their lead from the behavioral patterns of their female leader. And the queen means business: she uses threatening postures to establish hierarchy over her subordinates. Appearance The paper wasp… Continue reading Common Wasp and Hornet Species: Northern Paper Wasp

Common Wasp and Hornet Species: Bald-Faced Hornet

Contrary to its name, bald-faced hornets are in fact wasps, not hornets, and go by many names: white-tailed hornet, yellow jacket or bull wasp. But if you’re better with faces, you can remember the bald-faced hornet by the distinctive white markings covering its face and body. This pest is highly territorial of its nest and… Continue reading Common Wasp and Hornet Species: Bald-Faced Hornet

Explore Cockroaches

Cockroaches have been around since the time of dinosaurs! A cockroach can live almost a month without food. A cockroach can live about two weeks without water. Some female cockroaches only mate once and stay pregnant for life! A cockroach can live for up to one week without its head! Cockroaches can hold their breath… Continue reading Explore Cockroaches