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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 ...

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  ...

Flea Season Is Here!

Monday, June 30, 2014
If you have pets, you probably already know — flea season is here. Few pests are more annoying or more difficult to eliminate, although insecticides designed for flea treatments are getting better all the time. Fleas are tiny insects ( ...

Is it An Ant, Or A Termite?

Saturday, May 31, 2014
At this time of year, hardly a week goes past without phone calls from nervous homeowners who aren’t sure whether they’re finding winged ants or termites in and around their home. “They look like ants, but they have wings,” they say. “What are th ...

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  ...

Lady Beetles

Saturday, November 02, 2013
One of the best-known insects, the “lady bug” — or lady beetle, or ladybird beetle — is also one of the most beneficial. Lady beetles eat a variety of pests, including garden-destroying aphids; one can eat as many as 5,000 aphids in i ...

The Ghost Spider

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Here’s a ghostly pest, just in time for Halloween — but don’t worry, it’s no more scary than any other spider. The ghost spider, which is one of many kinds of sac spiders, is common throughout North America. It is about 4-8 mm in size,  ...

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 ...

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 ...

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