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Facts About Summer Pests

Insect classification can be a bit tricky, but it’s important for understanding how to deal with pesky insects. Solitary species are those whose members live independently of each other such as mosquitoes and carpenter bees; these pests don’t form colonies or nests like social insect do–so you’ll never find more than one individual in your […]

Interesting Facts About Spiders

When it comes to the top 10 most diverse populations on earth, spiders have a strong claim. They can be found in nearly every type of habitat and they’re one-of nine invertebrate groups that make up more than 90% all animal life forms! Without these furry little guys around we wouldn’t know what feels good […]

Facts About Centipedes

What kind of animal is this? It’s so ugly! A house centipede, they often look like worms with hundred-leggers but don’t let their appearance fool you. I bet somebody told you that these critters are scary because there pretty much just wait around in dark crevices and then run off when something moves nearby which […]

All about Fireflies

People across America have been enjoying the warm summer nights by running around in search of lightning bugs. These insects are known as “fireflies,” and it’s easy to see why they’re so loved! However, what actually makes these little guys flash? Read on for some interesting information about this curiosity that will make your night […]

Black Widow Spiders

Black widows are one of the most dangerous spiders that can be found in or around your home. They have a female black widow, but do you know what else they share with other species? The same habits! So while these females may seem scary to some people because their reputation rivals those from Halloween […]

Public Health Issues Due to Pests

The pests that pose the most serious health risks to Americans are on a list compiled by EPA, CDC and USDA. They range from microbes like bacteria or viruses which can be passed through touches to insects who may bite someone without their knowledge while trying (and sometimes succeeding) in getting into your home – […]

Bugs in Your Gutter

What’s that? You don’t know where your rain gutters are located or what could be living in them, but it sounds like something worth finding out.rain bug habitat is actually pretty creative and diverse—there can even Be several types of insects found there! Keep reading for some interesting facts about these little guys who make […]

A Battle Against Beetles

I bet you thought the Japanese beetles were only a nuisance? Well, turns out they’re not. These insects can pose significant threats to health and property this summer! The powder post beetle females eat plant roots while males may lay eggs on surfaces like walls or windowsills – if your house has any sort of […]

Common Home Invaders Brown Recluse

This winter, homeowners may find themselves coming indoors as the cooler weather starts to blow in. They might not realize they have some hidden intruders- spiders! The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) encourages you be particularly aware of brown recluse spiders; one type is among America’s more poisonous species that can bite without warning and […]