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Japanese Beetles

Monday, July 28, 2014
Last week I asked our Facebook friends to suggest topics for this month’s blog post. The first response: Japanese beetles. Good one! We talk about ants, spiders, roaches, and bed bugs all the time, but have never posted an article about Japanese  ...

Stink Bugs Emerge On Warm Spring Days

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Spring is here — at least for the moment — and the recent warm weather has brought an unusual pest out of hiding in many neighborhoods. The brown marmorated stink bug originated in Asia, but appeared in Pennsylvania in the 1990s. Now  ...

Brasure’s Kicks Off 44th Season

Sunday, April 06, 2014
Selbyville, Delaware – April 3, 2014 – Brasure’s Pest Control kicked off its 44th season on Thursday morning with a company meeting at its office on the corner of Lighthouse and Dickerson Roads. Thirty-two field technicians and ten customer servi ...

The Brown Recluse Spider

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Visitors to Delmarva often ask about the brown recluse spider. “Are they really that dangerous? Is it safe to allow my children to play outside? And how can I identify a brown recluse?” The fact is, there are brown recluse spiders on the Delmarva ...

The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Experts have been warning us for a few years about the possibility of a stinkbug invasion, yet, so far, the Delmarva Peninsula hasn’t been hit nearly as hard as neighboring regions. But there’s still plenty of time for the Fall of 2013 to change  ...

The Crab-Like Orbweaver

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
There are many species of spider on the Delmarva Peninsula, but the subject of this post is possibly the coolest-looking of them all — and oddly similar in appearance to another Delmarva critter (and delicacy), the crab. Gasteracantha c ...

The Ant That Isn’t An Ant

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Every summer we receive questions about large, red, fuzzy, dangerous-looking ants. As anyone who steps on one quickly discovers, these unusual pests pack a powerful sting. But what are they? And what can be done about them? For starters, they ...

Cicada Killer Wasps

Sunday, July 07, 2013
Each summer we’re asked about lawns being marred by numerous sandy hills. Sometimes they’re thought to be anthills, though most people connect them to what seem to be large bees or hornets buzzing around nearby. If this sounds familiar, there’s a ...

Wacky Wheel Bugs

Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Few people have ever heard of the wheel bug, though it’s fairly common on Delmarva. It is large, about 1.5 inches long, but is well-camouflaged, being a dark gray or brown in color. And, though it flies, you might mistake it for a grasshopper as  ...

Daddy Longlegs: Beneficial, Or A Minor Nuisance

Friday, June 28, 2013
At this time of year, it’s not unusual for homeowners — especially those who live near wooded areas — to discover clusters of “daddy longlegs” on and around the house. These gentle arachnids, which are related to spiders, have small b ...

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