Can Ticks Fly?

Can Ticks Fly?

Ticks are small, strange creatures, and there are many misconceptions about how they behave. Ticks loom large in the human imagination as the carriers of Lyme disease, but information about how to protect yourself from these tiny creatures is often full of...
Why are Fire Ants So Hard to Control?

Why are Fire Ants So Hard to Control?

Fire ant colonies are a nuisance and dangerous. That skin-crawling feeling of knowing that your home is infested with stinging fire ants is awful. TIt is normal to want to get rid of them for good, to get rid of that annoyance. However, for those of us who have tried...
Preventing Pests in the Kitchen

Preventing Pests in the Kitchen

Humans aren’t the only ones benefitting from the wide accessibility of food. Critters of all kinds arrive on wings, paws, and crawling legs to seek out whatever they can scrounge from the kitchen. Like humans, whose evolutionary adaptations enabled mass food...
When is the Best Time to Do Mosquito Control?

When is the Best Time to Do Mosquito Control?

As humans, we are no strangers to mosquitos. Their bites make us dread going outside and itch us for days. These pests can even carry diseases, such as Zika or the West Nile Virus. Mosquito control is the answer to this hassle. Since local governments have started...
What is the Best Ant Pest Control?

What is the Best Ant Pest Control?

Nothing is quite as annoying as going to your kitchen for a bite to eat, only to find that the counters are swarming with ants. Ant infestations are common in homes, especially during the hot summer months. Hungry ants can get into your food supplies, ruin your...
What is the lifespan of a cockroach?

What is the lifespan of a cockroach?

Cockroaches are one of the most common pests found across the globe. With thousands of different species, some predating the dinosaurs, cockroaches have evolved to survive in extreme environments, including the freezing Arctic, various tropical climates, and...