When is Termite Season in South Jersey?

When is Termite Season in South Jersey?

After a long cold winter, warm weather is widely welcomed. However, the hot weather typically encourages pests to awake again. A pest that thrives in these warmer months are the ever-annoying termites.  There are nights where swarms of them encircle any outdoor light...
Do Horseflies Bite Humans?

Do Horseflies Bite Humans?

Summer is a time for fun, the sun, barbecues, swimming pools, and pests. If that last word alarmed you, you’re not alone. Many know and dread outdoor pests and although the wingless insects are easy to squash, the flying ones aren’t. Many like myself despise flying...
Where Do Ants Go in the Winter?

Where Do Ants Go in the Winter?

When you think of “ant season” you probably think of the summer: ant hills in the backyard, ants crawling aboard a juicy watermelon, or ants creeping around your floors and kitchen. You may be wondering, “where do ant’s go in the winter?” Ants are cold-blooded...
What to Do If You Find Rat or Mouse Droppings

What to Do If You Find Rat or Mouse Droppings

Do you see small black granular shapes around your home or apartment? This could cause concern as these are mice droppings, which is a larger sign that you are sharing your home with rodents. Mice are naturally an unwanted problem as they chew through your food, and...
Spring Cleaning? Think about Pests

Spring Cleaning? Think about Pests

It’s already April, and for many people, including us, that means the beginning of spring… and spring cleaning. Officially, spring started on March 20th, but we like to wait for warmer weather to begin cleaning, so now is the time! But spring cleaning can be daunting,...
Avoiding Bee Stings

Avoiding Bee Stings

The warmer weather naturally encourages one to be outside. However, the lovely spring weather encourages flowers to bloom, naturally attracting bees. So as you and your loved ones spend time outside, watch out for stinging bees on your property!  If you or...
When is Termite Season in South Jersey?

A Termite Warning to Prospective Homebuyers

Buying a home is likely one of the most significant decisions you will make in your life. It is not only the biggest financial decision most people will ever make, but it also has serious ramifications for your happiness in your day-to-day life. A house is not just an...
Invasive Pests to Watch Out for

Invasive Pests to Watch Out for

You’ve probably heard this term before invasive pests. In the back of our minds, what comes up isn’t really a threat. Just a nuisance, and likely (at least in our brains) we’ll never see one. But that couldn’t be more wrong. Because people are careless when traveling...
What Diseases Do Fleas Carry?

What Diseases Do Fleas Carry?

Even a diligent pet owner will, at one time or another, have to deal with fleas. Generally, the most danger that fleas pose to humans are the irritating and extremely itchy bites they leave as they feed. In most cases, barring allergic reactions, these bites are not...
The Truth about Daddy Longlegs 

The Truth about Daddy Longlegs 

When people are having a conversation about spiders, and especially daddy longlegs, someone usually chimes in and makes a remark about how daddy longlegs have the most powerful venom of any spider but they are unable to use their venom because their fangs are too...