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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

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 i

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 chan

Five Tips For Fighting Fruit Flies

Sunday August 18, 2013

Fruit flies are about 1/8 inch long, and usually have red eyes. They typically become a problem in the late summer and early fall, as they are attracted to overripe and rotting fruit and vegetables. Fruit flies breed in moist areas: garbage di

Fly Control Basics

Sunday August 11, 2013

Few pests are more difficult to control than the common house fly, which is found all over the world. Between the seafood industry and the poultry industry, Delmarva has more than its fair share of flies. They enter structures, buzz around, la

Spider Basics

Friday July 12, 2013

Spiders. They’re in and around practically every home and business, yet 50% of women and 10% of men are afraid of them.

Everyone knows a spider on sight. They’re sometimes mislabeled “bugs” — spiders are arachnids, not insects —

Mole Management Tips

Wednesday May 22, 2013

Our customers frequently ask questions about moles. What do they feed on? Why do they burrow so close to the surface of the ground, creating unsightly molehills in beautiful lawns and gardens? Should they purchase a poison, or a trap?

The Rich Man’s Cockroach

Friday May 17, 2013

Silverfish are silver-colored insects, usually an inch long or less, which move with a fish-like motion and occasionally infest structures. They should not be confused with centipedes, which look somewhat similar. In some regions, they are cal

The Pennsylvania Wood Cockroach

Sunday May 12, 2013

Each year, from late spring through summer, we receive dozens of phone calls from concerned homeowners who are certain that they’ve found a cockroach. “Our house is clean,” they usually insist, but some friend or relative works in a restau

Clover Mites: Startling, But Harmless

Tuesday April 23, 2013

They start appearing in early spring, after a bit of warm weather, crawling on the window sills: Tiny red bugs, so small that some people mistake them for dust. What are they? How are they getting in? How can they be stopped?

Th

Big, Buzzing Carpenter Bees

Friday April 19, 2013

As a young boy, I was always slightly afraid of the old sheds on the property during the summer, because each was guarded by several large, buzzing bees. Sometimes I would dash in and dash out. Other times I would linger outside, eyeing the ho

Seven Tips For Managing Mosquitoes

Thursday June 23, 2011

 

We’ve all tried to enjoy a summer evening outside, only to be chased indoors by hordes of biting mosquitoes. These plentiful pests can be a bit more difficult to control than others — like ants, for example — but the

Managing Moles

Thursday June 02, 2011

Moles, which are related to field mice and other rodents, can be surprisingly difficult to get rid of. They damage lawns, gardens, golf courses, and fields with their burrowing, and leave behind unsightly molehills. Homeowners who attempt to c

Completing PPP Treatments On Rainy Days

Monday October 04, 2010

Brasure’s Pest Control, Inc., completes Premium Protection Plan treatments between April and November each year, and while summers on Delmarva are often hot and dry (a good thing for pesticide applicators, if not for farmers), it is inevitable

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