- Created: 06 October 2016 06 October 2016
Spiders cause some people immediate concern. After all, even if spiders don't have a particularly venomous bite, those bites still itch. Nor do spiders' eight legs and quick movements make viewers want to say "aw." You probably want to get rid of that spider as soon as possible, so you'll use any means necessary to catch or kill that tiny creature.
- Created: 03 October 2016 03 October 2016
During a hot New Jersey summer, you likely see mosquitoes swarming around your neighborhood or apartment building, hovering near light fixtures or over puddles of water. Although these tiny insects look innocuous, you know the true threat they pose. You've heard about malaria, dengue fever, West Nile virus, and most recently, Zika virus.
- Created: 19 September 2016 19 September 2016
While you may be aware of common pests like bees, mice, carpenter ants, and rats, you may not know that New Jersey is home to dozens of more uncommon pests. Below, we've listed a few of those lesser known bugs so you can avoid an infestation on your property.
- Created: 31 August 2016 31 August 2016
Your garage provides a convenient space to park your car and store seasonal items. However, the dark, warm spaces in your garage can also encourage rodent infestations, especially if you live in a rural or wooded area.
In your garage, mice can nibble through your boxes and expose your family to rodent-carried diseases. If mice infiltrate your car, they can cause electrical shortages and mechanical problems that prevent safe vehicle operation.
- Created: 17 August 2016 17 August 2016
Rats often become attracted to homes because the buildings provide a constant source of food, water, and shelter.
As with most pest infestations, your best bet for avoiding rat-related damage is preventing rats from nesting on your property in the first place. In this blog, we discuss the conditions that make a home appealing to rats, list eight common areas where rats nest, and provide guidelines for keeping rats away.