- Created: 05 January 2016 05 January 2016
When you think of ticks, you probably don't react the same way you do when you think of mosquitoes or spiders. All these pests drink blood, but ticks take this concerning experience a step farther-they latch into your skin.
Nobody wants to ever have a tick on their bodies. However, you risk attracting one of these pests every time you step outside. But you shouldn't hide in your house just to avoid them. Know how to deal with these pesky miniature arachnids by reading through the information below.
- Created: 29 December 2015 29 December 2015
While most insects present no real danger, others do. Consider the termite's vicious effects on wood-a financial risk-or the mosquito' s capacity to transmit yellow fever-a health hazard. Whether you're at home on the East Coast or traveling abroad to Europe, South America, or Africa, it's good to know a thing or two about insects that are known to carry disease and the accompanying symptoms.
- Created: 16 December 2015 16 December 2015
As the spring and summer months approach, you and your family may seize the opportunity to take a vacation. The good weather makes traveling easy, and you look forward to relaxing for a few days.
But before you let your guard down completely, keep in mind that bedbugs like to travel just as much as you do. Bedbugs can hitch a ride on your clothing or suitcases, and when you come home again, they may quickly reproduce and infest your sheets, mattresses, and carpeting.
Though bed bugs are harmless, they can prove troublesome to remove. So follow these steps to keep bedbugs at bay while you travel.
- Created: 26 October 2015 26 October 2015
Despite their small size, bed bugs have made a big impression in the news in recent months. In September 2014, parents were shocked to find that two students at a New Jersey school had bed bugs on them. In October 2014, New Jersey exterminators reported they received at least 20-30 bed bug calls every day.
- Created: 01 September 2015 01 September 2015
Fruit flies are some of the most common pests in residential areas. While they don't always pose an immediate threat, fruit flies can cause long-term problems. And like any other pest, fruit flies can infest a home and require expert extermination. Fortunately, it doesn't take much to get rid of them if you know what steps to follow