Tag: Pest Control


24

Oct 2016

My Pet got bit by a Black Widow

It is common for black widows to make their nests in your basement or garage. Unfortunately, they might also build their haphazard webs in areas where your pet might decide to explore. Black widow spiders are inky black. On the bottom of their abdomen you will notice a red hourglass shape. If your pet gets bit by a black widow, you need to make an...

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03

Oct 2016

Facts About Silverfish

Silverfish are small, silvery insects that look similar to strwigs and are also known as firebrats or bristletails.You might not know this, but they are one of the oldest creatures living on the earth. These prehistoric insects have existed on this planet for 400 million years—that is 100 million years longer than the dinosaurs. They have found a way to survive for millions of years...

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27

Sep 2016

What are Thrips?

When it comes to vegetables, nothing can compare with the fresh taste of something out of your very own garden. Unfortunately, there is a little insect that is sucking the life out of plants in gardens and green houses near you. Before you start blaming aphids, there is another pest you can blame. Have you ever heard of thrips? Thrips are about the size of...

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06

Sep 2016

Bugs to Watch Out For During Your BBQ

Nothing says summer as well as grilling meat and ice cold drinks. While you are planning the perfect barbecue there are pests waiting around in your backyard to ruin it. Unfortunately, everything that you love about your barbecue is what brings in the pests. They love sugar and meat and the pests think they have an invitation. Some pests are not after your food, they...

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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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06

Aug 2015

5 Plants That Repel Bugs

To add to your well-cared-for garden, we’ve found five plants that every garden needs that not only are beautiful but will also provide an additional line of defense against annoying bugs.



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