If you have been watching the news at all lately, you know that Zika virus is on the rise. Mosquitoes are the source of the virus for most, and growing concerns about the role mosquitoes play in spreading the illness are leading to an increase in pest control services. While the majority of cases of Zika have no symptoms, the chances of symptoms are still there -- especially for pregnant women. [Read More]
4 Things Homeowners Need To Know About Billbugs
There are many types of pests that can destroy your nice, green lawn, including billbugs. Billbugs are weevils that feed on the stems, crowns, and roots of your grass, which leaves unsightly brown patches in your lawn. Here are four things you need to know about billbugs. How do you identify them? Billbugs are very small and only reach lengths of up to 11 millimeters. They have six legs, short, broad bodies, and pointed snouts. [Read More]
Pests In The Attic: What Can You Do?
If you are like many homeowners, you may be afraid to look too closely in your attic. Often, the attic is a dark and stuffy place that attracts destructive pests. When you hear scratching, squealing, and thumping coming from the top of your home, you cannot ignore your attic any longer. You need to have it checked for pests. Pest Types Any number of pests can find their way into your attic. [Read More]
How To Identify Pests That Are Around Your House
When you see a pest around your house, it's easy to assume that they are harmful to those in your home and your property. The truth is that many common pests are actually harmless, even if they are quite annoying. By understanding the defining characteristics of common pests, you'll be able to identify the species and know if they should be removed as soon as possible. Cockroaches And Water Bugs [Read More]