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Chocolate Allergies Linked to Roaches

Cockroach Contamination in Food Are you allergic to chocolate? Or could it be a reaction to an unintended ingredient in the chocolate? It has been suggested that people with a chocolate allergy are not actually allergic to cocoa or any of the other official ingredients in chocolate. Instead, what they might be having a reaction to is cockroach parts! You may be surprised to discover that there are at least eight insect parts in the average chocolate bar. And it’s not … Read More

Getting Rid of Cockroaches

A cockroach is one of the most detested pests that exist, always associated with filth and dirtiness. The cockroach carries a countless number of bacteria and can slink into the tiniest of cracks to gain access to your home. Cockroaches have the ability to adapt to almost any environment and can multiply quite rapidly, which makes an infestation of roaches a probable occurrence if their surroundings will allow it. There are over four thousand species of cockroach today and about … Read More

Stinky Cilantro Tasting Fruit?

You Need Stink Bug Control! In Washington and Oregon, local farmers are having a problem with stink bugs. The stink bug is a small bug that originated from Japan and has made its way to the US. The stink bug is a small brown bug that can be identified by its shield-shaped body. It is also known to emit a foul odor when it is smashed. Usually, during the winter months, the stink bug is not a problem for farmers … Read More

Flea Infestation Insect Control

Fleas are one of the most annoying pests that homeowners come into contact with. Fleas often gain access into homes by latching onto a pet that comes in and out of the house. However, that is not always the case. A flea can also come right through the front door, open window or small cracks and crevices that they find around your house. Fleas can be extremely difficult to get rid of, especially if they have begun to lay eggs … Read More

Hire an Early Bird for Garden Pest Control

If you want to use natural garden pest control to keep pests from your garden this season, you want to invite lots of birds to your yard. You can’t make the birds stay but you can do things to encourage them to stick around your area. Make your garden and property a place that birds want to be and you can benefit from birds eating the pesky critters systematically eating away at your garden! Birds have great eyesight and the … Read More

Bee Season – Stings, Swarms, and Hives

Warmer weather means that bees are beginning to swarm and build new hives and even move into new neighborhoods. Bee Stings While March is typically the very start of when the bees begin to become more active, it is spring and summertime when most bee stings occur and when most swarms are happening. As warmer weather begins to be more of an everyday occurrence, there is an increased possibility of coming into contact with bees. Bee stings can be a … Read More

Home Flea Infestations

Fleas are one of the most frustrating pests to come in contact with. They are more likely to gain access into your home if you have pets and flea infestations can cause much annoyance for your four-legged friend as well. Fleas are able to survive in a wide range of temperatures. However, they thrive in temperatures that fall between seventy and eighty-five degrees Fahrenheit, and around seventy percent humidity. Although fleas are very tiny insects, they are still able to … Read More

Ticks: Unwelcome Hitchhikers

As we move into warmer weather and longer days, ticks are beginning to catch a free ride on animals and people. It’s time to think about tick control again. An ideal environment for a tick infestation is low-lying bushes and vegetation. Some types of ticks grab onto people and pets as they brush past. Other ticks are carried on rodents. Once ticks hop aboard, they crawl until they find a comfortable place to burrow down and feed. A tick’s body … Read More

Springtime Furry Critters – Like Mice!

The springtime makes people think about warm weather, sunny days, playing outdoors and Easter time. It also makes people think of cute little bunnies and chocolate candy. What you may not be thinking about is furry little mice. Well, maybe you should as mice come to life during the springtime weather. Mice in the House After the cold stops and it warms up outside, the mice will begin to start their assault on homes. They find ways into houses, garages, … Read More

Mosquitoes are More Than Just a Nuisance

Mosquitoes are beginning to show up as the warmer weather stays longer each day. They are one of the biggest nuisances that humans ever come in contact with. Their presence will ruin any backyard barbecue, little league baseball game or front porch luncheon. Swatting constantly at mosquitoes all day or night is the last thing you want to be doing. If you are brave enough to take on their annoying buzzing around then you will most likely be forced to … Read More

Hiring a Professional Pest Control Company

Pest control should be taken seriously at any home or office. There are many types of pests that can carry disease which can be transmitted to people when coming in contact with surfaces that we may be touching every day. That is one reason that pest control is such an important aspect of living. Most people just think about getting rid of roaches, ants, bed bugs or mosquitoes when they talk about pest control, but in fact it means so … Read More

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