Pest problems can be more difficult to deal with in an apartment complex setting. This is especially true when the pest in question is the Cimex lectularius, otherwise known as the common bed bug. Unlike most other pests, bed bugs feed on the blood of their human hosts, inflicting painful bites that can lead to skin inflammation, blisters, rashes, and secondary infections. Their small size and tendency to be nocturnal allow these pests to easily migrate from unit to unit in an apartment or multi-family setting where human population densities are high.
23 June 2021
Bed bugs are an insect that can be found anywhere in your home. They get their name because they are typically found in your bed, as they feed on blood. These are very small pests so they can easily go undetected (they are only about the size of an apple seed). They are reddish-brown, and their size depends on their stage of life and if they are full of blood. These pests shed their skin, so you can usually find their skin sheds as well around your home.
11 May 2021
Spring is a beautiful time of the year when everything is in bloom, and insects like bees are buzzing about. However, bees aren't the only spring insect and pest out and about this time of year. There are other pests in abundance this time of the year as well and these pests can be quite a pain when you're trying to enjoy your time outside. They can be a pain for your pets as well.
12 April 2021
Pests such as bed bugs can easily get into your home, but getting them out is a bit more of a problem. Bed bugs can get in on luggage from your vacation, they can get into your home on new furniture you purchased, and they can also get into your home on your belongings after staying at someone else's home. If you have bed bugs, you're going to need to do something.
16 December 2020
When you operate a business, pest control takes on more urgency. Roaches or rats in your building give you a bad reputation, scare away customers, and make for unpleasant working conditions. Fortunately, you can work with a commercial pest management company to prevent pest infestations and deal with problems as soon as they arise. Here are some important measures the company may take. Leave Out Rat Traps or Bait Stations
22 November 2019
Nobody likes to find a mouse running around in their house, since it's a sign that more could easily get inside as well. Thankfully, there are some things that you can do to prevent these pests from sticking around your home and becoming a nuisance. Eliminate Their Food Mice are not going to stick around if they do not have a food source. Start by keeping your home clean, which involves cleaning your kitchen regularly to avoid crumbs and other food remnants from being left behind on the counters and floors.
20 July 2019
Oriental cockroaches, also called waterbugs or black beetles, are some of the largest cockroaches in the United States and often strike fear and foreboding in homeowners who spot them walking around in their yards or sink drains. You can recognize Oriental cockroaches by their large size as well as their shiny brown-black exteriors. If you want to rid your property of Oriental cockroaches once and for all, then you need to take a two-pronged approach:
24 March 2019