Monthly Archives: February 2015

Fun Fact Friday: ‪Roaches‬

Waterbugs‬ (AKA ‪Oriental Cockroaches‬) have been reported to spread at least 33 kinds of bacteria, six kinds of parasitic worms and at least seven other kinds of human pathogens. Oriental cockroaches’ habit of feeding on filth means that they are … Continue reading

Fun Fact Friday: Oh Rats!

What just happened to my TV? What on earth is going on in my attic? What happened to my bread box? Are you stuck at home in cold weather with more than just your family? Each year in the winter, … Continue reading

Fun Fact Friday: Earwigs

Weird but true: Male earwigs find mates using their sense of smell. They get their name from a myth that they will crawl right into your ear if you sleep outside. There over 1800 species from the order Dermaptera or … Continue reading

Guess who else is tired of winter and ready for spring? Subterranean Termites!

Subterranean termites spend winters underground but come springtime they begin to swarm once the ground warms to approximately 70 degrees and after the last winter freeze. When forming new colonies; flying male and female “Swarmer” termites break off their wings, … Continue reading

Brown Recluse Spiders

Fun Fact Friday: Brown Recluse Spiders, poisonous spider bites and Why Not to DIY pest control The Brown Recluse Spider bite is painless but may cause a spreading, tissue-killing wound. Infrequently, reactions include fever, chills, joint pain and convulsions. Death … Continue reading