Common Home Invading Rodents

Common Home Invading Rodents

If you’re here reading this, we can likely all agree on one thing: Rodents are not something you want in your home. Who would? Any decent renter or homeowner will squeal at the sight of a rat frolicking through your comfortable, homely living room. So much for feeling...
Be Prepared, It’s Tick Season!

Be Prepared, It’s Tick Season!

The weather is warm, you’ve been cooped up inside a lot more than usual lately, and you’re itching to get outside.  Well, if you’re not prepared, you’ll really be itching, and worse!  After all, you’re not the only one shaking off the winter blues – so are...
Preventing Pantry Pests

Preventing Pantry Pests

When it comes to food, humans have it made. While the rest of the natural world scrounges for sustenance, we are rarely more than a few footsteps from our stockpile of calorie-rich foods. Other animals can’t help but take notice–after all, they’re hardwired to do so...
Can Cockroaches Cause Allergies?

Can Cockroaches Cause Allergies?

You may be surprised to learn that there is a connection between cockroaches and allergic reactions. Indeed, the common household roach carries proteins that trigger mild illness in some people. Even dead roaches can cause allergies in some people. Cockroaches carry...
Black Mold Spores: Can They Hurt You?

Black Mold Spores: Can They Hurt You?

What do you think of when you see the words “black mold spore”?  Do you think of: A) a container of leftovers that has been stuck in the back of the fridge for too long? or;  B) of the kind of mold that often grows in buildings that have been exposed to...