It’s common knowledge rats and other rodents carry many different diseases and viruses that can affect humans. Rats are blamed for the outbreak of the plague in London in the mid-1600s. Just because that’s centuries behind us and we’ve found different treatments for illnesses doesn’t mean we should ignore rats. They can be a greater … Continue reading What disease do rats carry?
Each insect has a different way of surviving the winter months. There are many variables and each species of bee has different outcomes when the temperature begins to drop. Bees will do things ranging from hibernation to dying and putting energy into future generations. Honeybees When the weather starts to get cold honeybees will stop … Continue reading Where do bees go in the winter?
There’s always multiple do-it-yourself strategies to prevent bed bugs. But, they can only kill small amounts of larger infestations. Bed bugs are most attracted to humans no matter the trap. They’re looking for an easy meal and mostly feast on our blood during the night. What are bed bugs. Bed bugs are parasitic insects of … Continue reading Bed bugs and carbon dioxide.
We see spiders in our houses all the time. Mostly, they’re not harmful or a nuisance to anyone. But, their populations can grow. Especially if you’re providing sufficient food for them. Getting rid of spiders can be difficult. It’s more important to stop pests from getting in your house. Keep spiders out in the first … Continue reading How to get rid of spiders.
It’s a sad time of year when we have to say goodbye to the cottage for the winter. But, it’s only a few months until next spring. Don’t worry. However, it’s important to properly close your cottage. Don’t allow any pests to get in and create a larger problem than you need. Clean up like … Continue reading Closing your cottage: How to keep pests away.
Cockroaches have quite the reputation. They’re gross and almost everyone hates them. Roaches are attracted to unclean environments. So, a good strategy to avoid cockroach infestation is to keep your home well maintained and clean. Because cockroaches are incredibly difficult to kill and get rid of you almost always have to call a professional. What … Continue reading Why are cockroaches so difficult to control.
Dark and dingy hotel rooms. The prime breeding ground for bed bugs. Why did you pick this hotel? Read the reviews. Because now you could have hitchhiking bed bugs on your luggage or clothes. They’ll come back with you and start reproducing in your home. Giving your bedroom the same uneasy feeling as the infested … Continue reading Signs of bed bug infestation.
Termites are one of the worst things you can ever get in your home. The amount of damage they can do astronomical. The expense of repair is overwhelming. However, a lot of the time they’re difficult to distinguish from carpenter ants. What are carpenter ants? Carpenter ants are bigger than normal ants. Workers have black, … Continue reading Termites or carpenter ants.
Hitchhiking bed bugs can be a bad thing. It’s a great opportunity for the bugs develop a colony in your bed, sofa or carpet. The best bed bug control is prevention. Make sure there’s nothing tagging along on your luggage. Learn how to identify bed bugs. They’re tiny and nocturnal. So, they’re hard to spot. … Continue reading How to stop hitchhiking bedbugs.
Pest removal needs to follow a selection of guidelines to help protect people and the natural environment. IPM is a strategy that focuses on long-term prevention of pests or the damage created by the creatures or steps in controlling them. This is why it’s important to not take pest control problems into your own hands. … Continue reading What is IPM?