Bugs and critters are a crucial part of the ecosystem and play an unappreciated role as some predators' sole food source. However, when you have too many of them in places they don't belong, such as your home, they become an annoyance. Some pests also carry parasites and diseases and can cause massive damages to your home if left unchecked. For example, termites can destroy all wooden structures in your home, leading to foundation or ceiling damage.
27 September 2021
A variety of pests can make themselves at home in the pantry, drawn there by the easy access to food and water. Getting rid of the pests depends upon the type you are dealing with. Ants An ant infestation usually starts with a few scouts. If they find food, either in poorly sealed containers or in the form of crumbs, then more ants will show up to bring the bounty back to the main nest.
12 August 2021
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