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Short Guide To Norway Rat Traps

Short Guide To Norway Rat Traps

One of the best methods that you can use to get rid of Norway rats is the rat trap and there are several options available on the market. In this article, we’re going to take a look at these options, and their pros and cons. The snap trap The snap trap is a classic....

Everything You Need To Know About House Mice

Everything You Need To Know About House Mice

The house mouse is a common household pest belonging to the rodent family. It is small in size, usually about 7-8 inches long, tail included, and coloration ranging from light brown to gray. Diet and behavior House mice are mostly nocturnal, because they are safer in...

The Different Types Of Fleas

The Different Types Of Fleas

There are hundreds of flea species in the US, but only a handful of them will be found in home infestations. The most common house fleas include: Cat fleas - this is the most common flea that will target humans, cats, dogs and wild animals. Dog fleas - The dog flea...

Three Simple Ways To Make Your Home Unattractive To Cockroaches

Three Simple Ways To Make Your Home Unattractive To Cockroaches

Historically, indoor cockroaches have been considered nuisance or aesthetic insect pests due to their ability to rapidly proliferate within homes and gross people out. However, as a result of numerous medical, entomological, and public health studies carried out...

Some Facts About The Mosquito

Some Facts About The Mosquito

Mosquitoes are definitely unpopular insects, but it’s still worthwhile to know as much about them as possible, because they’re not going away any time soon. Let’s take a look at some essential facts about these insects. The mosquito bite Mosquitoes are drawn to two...

Which Foods Do Ants Prefer?

Which Foods Do Ants Prefer?

One of the main reasons that ants enter the home is the presence of viable food sources, and knowing what these food sources are can help with prevention and pest control. The major food groups that attract ants Ants are attracted to three main food groups: sugars,...

Can Honey Bees Be Pests?

Can Honey Bees Be Pests?

When we think of pests, we rarely think of bees. Bees are very beneficial insects, being responsible for a large percentage of the pollination that goes on in nature. For the most part, bees are domesticated when they are in or near a residential area. However, there...

How Weather Affects Ant Colonies

How Weather Affects Ant Colonies

Weather plays a significant role in the life of any pest species. As the temperature changes so does the behavior of pests, with winter often driving pests into the home. So let’s take a look at how the weather affects ant colonies in particular. Cold Some ant species...

The Life Of The Average Ant Colony

The Life Of The Average Ant Colony

An ant will go through a complete metamorphosis before reaching the adult stage. It will start off as an egg, and then hatch into a larva, before becoming a pupa and finally an adult. The vast majority of ants will be born in the worker caste, and they will be...

A Short History Of The Norway Rat

A Short History Of The Norway Rat

The Norway rat is among us in more ways than one. We all know them as pests, or we’ve seen them scurrying in the streets of a large city, but they are also the first mammal that was domesticated for research purposes. This rodent is extremely adaptable, being able to...