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Overwintering Insects

February 2, 2015

When the temperatures drop, insects need to seek shelter and warmth. Insects are not endothermic like animals; they cannot create their own heat internally. They are ectothermic, which means they need to rely on other sources to keep them warm. The various ways insects handle the cold is known as overwintering.... Read More

There Is Rarely Just One Mouse In The House

January 6, 2015

You might not willingly invite animals into your warm home this winter, but mice have a way of making it inside whether you realize it or not. And if you see one, chances are there are many more around that you didn’t know moved in.... Read More

Do You Smell a Rat?

December 10, 2014

The weather is getting colder, which means rodents are looking for a cozy place to settle until spring. Mice aren’t the only rodents that can wreak havoc in your home.  Rats are responsible for gnawing wood and electrical wires, spreading disease and eating food in your home.... Read More

Spiders Belong Outside

November 25, 2014

Spiders are fascinating — they have eight legs, eight to 12 eyes and some are even hairy. They sound like frightening creatures, yet they are helpful and control the insect population naturally.  It is true, spiders do eat insects, even other spiders, but is it wise to let them share your habitat?... Read More

Fruit Fly Prevention Tips

November 21, 2013

Almost everyone loves a piece of fruit every now and then, and sure, leaving your fruit out in a fruit bowl may seem like a great idea for easy access, but it’s not. Leaving your fruit out can cause an infestation of fruit flies. Fruit flies are attracted to over-ripened fruit as well as other decaying matter. Fruit flies may be very small but they are not a pest to ignore. Fruit flies carry all types of diseases that are harmful to you ... Read More

How To Avoid Bed Bugs When Traveling

November 21, 2013

Bed bugs are no fun to have and are very hard to get rid of. If you are planning to travel this holiday season you will want to prepare yourself well to help prevent bringing any bed bugs back to your home. Trying to prevent bed bugs while traveling can be very hard nowadays. There are certain pesticides that are being banned and the increase in ease of travel has caused bed bugs to come back and allowed them to grow in number and locations. D... Read More

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