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Late Summer Pest Problems

Late Summer Pest Problems

Firing up the barbecue and enjoying our backyard is what comes to mind when we think of summer.  Unfortunately summer fun time can also be summer pest time.  While you’re enjoying your backyard, bugs and other pests can be lurking about trying to find their way into...
Getting through a Bed Bug Situation

Getting through a Bed Bug Situation

Make sure you know what you’re doing before you try to get rid of bed bugs.  Yes they are super creepy and the stuff of nightmares, but if you wake up and really have been bitten by one there are some things you can do to solve your bed bug problem.  Here are some...
Bed Bug Basics

Bed Bug Basics

Bed bugs are small insects.  Adult bed bugs are about the size of an apple seed and are flat with a red-brown color. Before they are full grown they can be hard to see as they are as small, about the size of a sesame seed. The bed bugs food source is human blood and...
The unhealthy surprise bed bugs leave behind

The unhealthy surprise bed bugs leave behind

Bedbugs are notoriously resistant to pesticides, but exterminators can eradicate the little buggers with heat treatment.  Unfortunately, even after the infestation has ended, the bed bugs leave something nasty behind, high levels of histamines. To those of us with...
Good News for Us, Bad News for Bed Bugs

Good News for Us, Bad News for Bed Bugs

A new fungal biopesticide developed by scientists at Penn State shows promise for the control of bed bugs, and is even effective against bed bugs that are insecticide resistant. All but eradicated in the U.S. after World War II, likely due to use of DDT and other...
What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of A Bed Bug Infestation?

What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of A Bed Bug Infestation?

Once nearly eradicated, bed bug infestations have become increasingly common in the United States since the 1980s, likely as a result of increased global travel and trade, changes in available pesticides and possibly pesticide resistance. Once associated with crowded,...