Good Night, Sleep Tight (A Guide to NOT Letting the Bed Bugs Bite)
“Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite.” You’ve probably heard this rhyme a thousand times before. Of course, no one ever expects to actually have pests in their bed. But these sneaky little critters are actually more common than you think, feeding on both humans and pets. They multiply quickly, and they’re […]
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Our local exterminators have a few tips to help you avoid fleas and ticks while enjoying the warm weather and sunshine!
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Is Green Pest Control Right for You?
Thinking of going green with your pest control? Here are the basics you need to know to decide what’s best for your needs!
American cockroaches, which can be found across the US, are better known as Palmetto bugs in the South. These adaptive pests can make their home just about anywhere. Outside, they prefer to live in shady areas, such as underneath trees and in flower beds. However, cockroaches will take shelter indoors when resources are limited outside.
Not to be confused with the oriental cockroach, Asian cockroaches are typically smaller than an inch in size, ranging from a tan to dark brown shade in color. They closely resemble German cockroaches, however, they can be identified by their pronotal (the pronotum is the exterior plate-like structure covering the thorax) stripes, which are darker and more defined.
Paper wasps are reddish-brown insects with yellow markings that give them a similar appearance to honey bees. They are a social species by nature and are known for their tendency to make cone-shaped nests out of, you guessed it, paper.