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Bed Bug Infestations In Office Buildings

Bed Bug Infestations In Office Buildings

For thousands of years, the common bed bug (Cimex lectularius) has been infesting human living conditions where the parasitic pests wait until their host is sleeping before feeding on his/her nutritious blood. After bed bugs reemerged throughout the US two decades ago...

The Carpenter Ant Removal Process

The Carpenter Ant Removal Process

One of the worst ant species that can invade the home is the carpenter ant, and if an infestation goes on for too long, it may end up costing you thousands of dollars. In this article, we’re going to go over why this species is such a threat and how it is removed from...

Carpenter Ants: What You Need to Know

Carpenter Ants: What You Need to Know

Carpenter ants are one of the few ant species that pose a substantial threat. These ants are attracted to the wood of the home, where they will build their colonies, and over time the damage to the home can become extensive. Appearance Carpenter ants have some of the...

5 Tips To Avoid The Summer Sting

5 Tips To Avoid The Summer Sting

Seal cracks and crevices: Seal all visible cracks and crevices to keep these pests from moving indoors, and regularly inspect around the yard and along the perimeter of the house for nests. Keep food covered: During a picnic or cookout, cover all food when outside and...

Are Winged Ants a Threat?

Are Winged Ants a Threat?

You may have noticed winged ants at some point. These ants are also known as swarmers, and they are part of the reproductive caste of a colony. In terms of appearance, they resemble ant workers, but they are slightly larger and they have two pairs of wings. As such...

How Some Cities Became Rat-Free | Boston Rat Control

How Some Cities Became Rat-Free | Boston Rat Control

Norway rats are remarkable creatures. They can adapt to a lot of environments, and they are very prolific breeders with fast gestation periods and a large number of babies per litter. They are not picky eaters either. They will go for grain, rotting meat, and pretty...

Cats vs. Rats – Can Cats Prevent Norway Rat Infestations?

Cats vs. Rats – Can Cats Prevent Norway Rat Infestations?

We all know that cats and rats hate each other, but just how far does this animosity go, and can a cat keep rats out of the home? Let’s find out. How cats deter rat infestations Even a lazy cat is good at keeping rats out of the home. This is because cats release...

Carpenter Ants: What You Need to Know

Can Ants Carry Diseases?

While most ants may seem harmless, there is a species out there that can carry diseases. The pharaoh ant is a small, light colored ant that is very resilient and is known to carry and spread a wide variety of diseases including E. Coli and Salmonella. On top of that,...

How Wasps Benefit The Ecosystem

How Wasps Benefit The Ecosystem

Whenever we look at pests and parasites, we will often ask: “What’s the point of this creature?” We look at a tick, cockroach, or a wasp, and we have a hard time coming up with an answer. Well, it turns out that pretty much all of them can be beneficial in certain...