Why the Menace of Mosquitoes Will Only Get Worse

The outbreak began so slowly that no one in Dallas perceived it at first. In June 2012, a trickle of people began showing up in emergency rooms broiling with fever, complaining that their necks were stiff and that bright lights hurt their eyes. The numbers were initially small; but by the middle of July, there [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Here’s How States Plan to Protect Pregnant People from Zika

As the 2017 mosquito season draws near, states are bracing for another potential outbreak of the Zika virus, the mosquito-borne illness responsible for microcephaly in babies born to infected people. State health officials across the country have started to ramp up prevention efforts, encouraging residents to get tested and use repellent. Since parents-to-be are especially [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Use an Exterminator If Ants Uncovered in Early Spring

Finding some carpenter ants in your home during warm weather in summer and fall does not necessarily mean there is a nest inside. First, try to determine whether the ants are coming from an outdoor or an indoor nest, although this can be difficult. If you find carpenter ants in your home during winter, late [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stink bugs are back; Things you should know

The unseasonably warm weather last winter could bring a more than usual amount of the area's smelliest pests this fall. Brown marmorated stink bugs, an invasive species hailing from Asia, have been showing up across the U.S. for years, and made their way to the Rochester area several years ago. The bugs chew up over [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Bug off! Professional and DIY ways to rid your home of fleas

Fleas are hilarious in the old cartoons. In a famous Pink Panther episode, he walks through a carwash to try and get rid of one that is driving him crazy. Daffy Duck’s Fantastic Island (1983) featured a fully functional flea circus, complete with roller coaster and Ferris wheel. But in real life, there’s nothing funny [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

10 Ways to Keep Those Pesky Ants Out of Your Kitchen

I love springtime — except for the invasion of ants in my kitchen that this time of year seems to encourage. We all have our worst ant moments; mine happened when I was preparing to give my 5-year-old son his breakfast cereal, and discovered that the entire contents of the package were alive, moving with all [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

9 Ways To Completely Remove Spiders From Your House

The world tends to be separated into 2 different classes of people; those who love spiders and those who don’t. I’ll be the first one to admit that I absolutely don’t like spiders and, although I don’t have arachnophobia, I do tend to avoid them whenever possible. That is especially true when it comes to [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mouse Removal: How to Take Control of Your Mouse Problems

Mice are usually classified as a pest species due to their habits of living in houses, getting into food and gnawing on wood and wires. The most common complaints include the following: Mice living in the attic Mice scratching in the walls Mice raiding the pantry Gnawing on electrical wires Concerns over health risks For [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do Mosquitoes Go After You First? You Need To Know THIS

Do Mosquitoes Go After You First? You Need To Know THIS   There are many problems that we may face in our lifetime and those problems differ from one person to another. Some of those issues are related to the season and now that summer is somewhat on the horizon, we may be looking forward [...]

By | March 25th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments