They black and red in color, and ovular in shape. When they come, they come in droves, landing all over your porch, windows, and doors. They're box elder bugs, and while they do not typically bite or sting, they are certainly an annoyance, thanks to their tendency to congregate in large groups. Here are some strategies to help fend them off: Spray them with soap. Soap tends to break down the bugs' exoskeletons, which causes them to dehydrate and eventually die.
1 November 2017
Have you recently discovered that your home has, unfortunately, become the location of a nest of mice? Are you researching how you can get rid of these pesky rodents with as little trouble as possible? Although you may be wanting to handle the infestation yourself, you should seriously consider at least getting a professional opinion on your circumstances. While you may be wanting to keep the fact that you have mice quiet, there are a number of reasons why you need to consider a professional mice exterminator.
11 October 2017
Did you recently discover that your new home has a few mice running around? Have you tried to get rid of the rodents but it doesn't seem to be working? Several things around your home can factor into the cause of mice hanging around. For instance, if you live near a field, it is likely where the rodents are coming from. In this article, learn helpful information about mice in regards to getting rid of them with help from a pest control service.
22 September 2017
If you see an insect with a long body and a large array of feed scurrying across your bathroom floor or kitchen sink, your first inclination may be too panic. While a normal reaction, you should not be too shocked or frightened after seeing a centipede. These insects are actually more common than most people think, even though they are not well understood. With this guide, you will a few important details about centipedes:
1 September 2017
The last thing you may want to deal with in your house is rats. These can wreak havoc on your day and even cause some damage to your home if this situation isn't addressed. It's an excellent idea to know specific things you can do that to assist you in getting rid of these rodents as quickly as possible. Knowing some tips that can help you achieve this goal are sure to be helpful in this situation.
16 August 2017
While walking out onto your home's deck, you may have noticed that you have termites starting to set up a colony in one of the boards. If so, use the following three-step guide for getting rid of the termites and keeping them from infesting the rest of your deck. Step 1: Remove the Board That Is Infested The first step involves removing the board that is infested with the termites. Not only does this remove the existing population, but it allows you to fully inspect the boards to see if the insects have started burrowing into them.
7 August 2017
Hony bees are generally not a problem. They really just want to go about their business of gathering up pollen and making honey. There are a few times when they are aggressive, generally when someone is attacking their hive or when they are swarming because of a flight of a new queen. Wasps, on the other hand, are the big jerks of the insect world. They tend to be much more aggressive, can sting you more than once, and may chase you after you leave their hive vicinity.
20 July 2017
As you thumb through the listings for pest control services in your area, you may be distressed to discover that the animal pests you want to eliminate cannot be killed. There are some animal pests which are protected, and therefore only preventive measures or catch and release measures are allowed. Here are three animal pests you cannot kill and why. Bats Finding bats in your attic or in your garage is not a fun discovery.
23 June 2017
Are you experiencing a large amount of swelling on your body after getting stung by a honey bee? Although it is natural for there to be slight swelling after getting stung by a bee, the problem might be more severe when the swelling continuously gets larger. For instance, it is possible that you are experiencing an allergic reaction to the bee sting. If you are allergic to bees, it is important to get treated, as well as to make sure there are no hives hidden on your property.
14 April 2017
A spider infestation can often be a major concern for many individuals, mostly due to the fact that many people are terrified of spiders and the fact that some spiders can actually be quite dangerous to have around. Here are three ways to prevent a spider infestation in your home. Utilize Less Outdoor Lighting One of the best things that you can do when trying to prevent a spider infestation is to utilize less outdoor lighting.
3 April 2017