5 Things Homeowners Need To Know About Odorous House Ants


There are many different species of ants that American homeowners encounter in their backyards and inside their homes. It can be hard to identify the various species of ants that you find on your property, but identifying them is important since not all ant species will respond to the same pest control methods. Some types of ants, such as odorous house ants, have multiple queens, which complicates the pest control process.

7 July 2015

Bed Bug Prevention: Tips For Travelers


Once you've paid to have professionals clear up a bed bug infestation, it's important to take steps to ensure that you don't have to do so again. Unfortunately, people who travel a lot have a difficult time with this. That's because hotels are a prime location to encounter bed bugs. In fact, a survey shows that almost a quarter of all hotels involved required treatment for bed bugs during the time span of the study.

23 April 2015

Caution: Do It Yourself Bed Bug Destruction Can Be Dangerous


Just last week, a family in Alberta, Canada was devastated by the deaths of two of their five children after exposure to an unlicensed pesticide. The children were exposed to pesticide pellets, purchased by the family in Pakistan, which the mother had positioned around the house to get rid of bed bugs. It is unclear how the family got the phosphine into the country past officials. The substance is highly toxic and, in both Canada and the U.

5 March 2015

What Bugs You About Termite Infestation? 4 Common Fears


The word "termite" is sufficient to strike fear into the heart of any homeowner. These tiny pests can create both huge problems and huge anxieties about those problems. Some of the concerns related to termite treatment and infestation may be overblown, but others are right on target. Here are four common fears associated with this threat to your home. 1. A Neighbor's Termites Migrating to Your Home If you've discovered, or at least suspect, that the house next door has a termite problem, you may be tossing and turning with nightmares about hordes of tiny wood chewers making their way over the property line to your beloved home.

3 March 2015

5 Of The Strangest Pests That Could Invade Your Connecticut Home


Don't worry, the bugs that you are seeing inside your home are not some type of alien species. The state of Connecticut is known for a variety of common bugs like a honey bee, but the state is also filled with a number of oddities. When you can properly identify the strange pests in your home, it will make it a lot easier for pest control services to eliminate the problem.

2 March 2015