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The Mystery Of The German Cockroaches

Friday, October 31, 2014
Pest management can, at times, be a mind-numbingly repetitive profession. Each day brings calls about ants in the kitchen, which are usually treated the same way. Mice in the garage, drug store beetles in an old box of pancake mix, clover mites o ...

About Those Fruit Flies…

Sunday, September 28, 2014
They can visit your home during any of the warmer months, but there’s a good chance that you’re experiencing a fruit fly invasion right now, as summer gives way to autumn. Fruit flies can be frustrating, because their source is often difficult to ...

German Cockroach Basics

Friday, October 11, 2013
There are approximately 4,500 species of cockroaches in the world. In our service area, we typically deal with five of them: the German, Oriental, American, Brown-banded, and Pennsylvania wood roach. Each has different characteristics and require ...

Mystery Of The Hawaiian Wood Carving

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Sometimes, responding to a call about an unidentified bug can be a bit like solving a mystery. It can be hard enough to figure out where a particular pest is coming from, much less when the pest in question is nowhere to be found — or so si ...

The Mice Are Coming

Thursday, August 29, 2013
Fall is just around the corner — in fact, we’re holding our annual fall meeting tomorrow morning — which, in our neighborhood, means that hundreds of thousands of acres of crops are being harvested and hundreds of thousands of rodents ...

Ear-whats?

Wednesday, August 21, 2013
We don’t run into earwigs very often, but when we do, people have a lot of questions. These unusual insects are about 5/8 inch long, brown in color with reddish heads. They are easily identified by their large pincers, located on the end of the a ...

Camel Crickets

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
If you’ve never gone under a house (something that everyone ought to experience at least once), it’s possible that you’ve never even seen this pest, though there could be thousands of them in your neighborhood. Commonly known as “those weird jump ...

5 Bed Bug Myths

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Many Americans never knew that bed bugs were real until they began making a comeback just a few years ago. Consequently, these tiny blood-suckers are probably the most misunderstood pest. We run into myths and misinformation all the time; here ar ...

Wood-Destroying Carpenter Ants

Sunday, April 28, 2013
There are more than 12,000 species of ants worldwide, but locally we only encounter a few of them, including odorous house ants, pavement ants, and carpenter ants. Many species behave similarly, and are treated similarly, so some exterminators do ...

The Ants Are Back In Town

Thursday, April 11, 2013
A few years ago, during an exceptionally dry summer, I told a customer that the ants in his kitchen and bathroom were seeking water. The following spring brought a lot of rain, and I found myself back in his kitchen, explaining that the latest an ...

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