2017 Mar

Brown Recluse Spiders: Facts, Bites & Symptoms

Brown Recluse Spiders: Facts, Bites & Symptoms The brown recluse spider is well-known for its appearance and poisonous bite. It is the most common and widespread of the brown spiders, but it is found only in the south and central United States. Brown recluse spiders live in a region comprising Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, [...]

2017 Mar

How to Spot and Treat Termites

Every year, termites cause billions of dollars of damage. They eat away at building foundations, get inside walls, chomp on joists and studs and even nibble at furniture if they get inside. I can say from personal experience that it is downright creepy to discover that termites have gotten into your house, especially because it [...]

2017 Feb

Venomous Snake Safety

Venomous Snake Safety Texas is home to over 105 different species and subspecies of snakes. Only 15 of those are potentially dangerous to humans. Those are the snakes that we feature here. For more general information on all the snakes of Texas. Pit Vipers Pit vipers are venomous snakes that have an opening on each [...]

2017 Feb

Venomous Texas Snakes

Venomous Texas Snakes The State of Texas is home to 15 potentially dangerous snake species or subspecies. Despite this, each year, there have been more deaths in Texas attributed to lightning strikes than to venomous snakebites. This is due, in part, to increasing awareness of snakes around us, developing and improved first aid and medical [...]

2017 Feb

Damage Caused by Raccoons

Damage Caused by Raccoons Raccoons are wild animals - they don't make the best house guests. They are simply very sloppy and destructive by nature. Some people have tried to keep them as pets - aside from the danger of being bitten or scratched, the main problem is that they destroy everything in the house. [...]