How Much Does a Bed Bug Exterminator Cost?

Read More

WHAT'S BUZZING

DIY

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

No one ever wants to find a pest at home, but there are some pests that are more unsettling than others. One of the most unwelcome pests might be the bed bug. These small, brownish-black insects like to make their way into your home and feed on your blood while you sleep. And worst of all, once they're in your house, infestations can grow and spread rapidly. Sounds like something out of a horror movie, right?

Read More

EDUCATION

Centipedes vs. Silverfish: What's the Difference?

Both the silverfish and house centipede can be alarming sights, even if you are familiar with them. Both have an appearance that can be described as “creepy” and can be quite the household nuisance. While there are quite a few differences between the two, sometimes people may confuse these pests. Keep reading to find out more about the centipede vs. silverfish.

Read More

SCIENCE & NATURE

Do Psocids Bite?

Have you ever seen tiny, lightly-colored insects crawling around your home or garden? If so, you may have been seeing psocids. These soft-bodied pests rarely grow larger than three-sixteenths of an inch long, making it difficult to spot a few of these pests outdoors. However, some of the psocid species are 1/10th this size (size ranges from 0.04 inch to 0.4 inch or 1/25” – 3/16”), just barely visible without magnification. With the smaller species there can be hundreds or even thousands of them, making the group of them more noticeable than an individual psocid would be.

Read More

BUG FACTS

Are Those Termites in Your House, Or Other Bugs?

Being able to identify termites is a good skill to have, especially if you're a homeowner. Termites are sneaky little pests that can enter your home through a crack as thin as an envelope and start causing damage as soon as they find wood in your home's structure.

Read More

COMMERCIAL

HOME & GARDEN

How to Avoid Bringing Cockroaches to Your New Home

Cockroaches aren't just unsettling — they're unsanitary. These common household pests often live in or near sewers, drains and garbage, bringing them into contact with a variety of germs, and they're known to carry pathogens that may cause disease. Needless to say, they're unwelcome visitors in any home.

Read More