Monthly Archives: August 2016


29

Aug 2016

Are Ants Dangerous to Humans?

If you’ve ever been the unfortunate victim of an ant bite, you know very well how unpleasant it is. It’s a sudden and surprising pinch that comes out of nowhere. Depending on the type of ant, that pinch can continue to sting or burn for awhile too. It is uncomfortable but are ant stings dangerous? Can many ant bites actually harm a person? When an...

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23

Aug 2016

How to Prevent Spider Bites

Humans fear spiders more than most insects and creeping things because of one reason: the spider bite. It also doesn’t help that they look sinister and freaky too. If they were cuddly and cute looking however, that fear would still be there because a spider bite is so unpleasant. Similar to a mosquito bite, the resulting welt can itch for days and weeks even. But...

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15

Aug 2016

Which Pests Are Invasive to California?

California is one of the most exciting and beautiful tourist destinations on the planet with an almost limitless list of things to do and see. But as idyllic as California is, it is not exempt from pests and over the years, invasive species to California have made their way in, causing destruction and devastation in their wake. They make their way in hitchhiking on tourists...

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08

Aug 2016

Which Spiders Are Actually Dangerous?

The moment you see an eight-legged creeper sneak up beside you or scurry out from under your furniture, it’s an instant adrenaline burst, even if you’re not terrified of spiders. Just the surprise of a spider tickling your arm or running out of a corner you’re cleaning, is a little unnerving. They like to hide and if they are found, the mere fact that some...

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01

Aug 2016

Are There Any Good Bugs To Have Around?

If you have entomophobia, you are afraid of all insects and never want to see any kind of creeping thing coming your way. It may seem logical to remove all living insects and spiders from your garden and house, but sometimes that can do more harm than good. There are actually good insects and keeping them around is a huge benefit to the health of...

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