19 01, 2017

Top 10 things about brown recluse spiders

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It’s soon to be brown recluse spider season. That’s the spider with the violin markings on its back – sometimes called the fiddleback spider, brown fiddler, or violin spider. Brown recluse spiders are rather shy and nonaggressive, but they have a powerful poison. Occasional bites happens because people and brown recluses often share the same [...]

13 12, 2016

What Are Silverfish?

By | December 13th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

What are They and What To Do About Them? A house-dwelling insect, the Lepisma saccharina, more commonly known as the Silverfish or bristletail, derives its name from several characteristics such as its silver/gray exoskeleton and fish-like habit of moving at a rapid pace, interspersed with short intervals of stopping or pausing. The scientific name (Lepisma [...]

9 12, 2016

Mosquito Guide 2016- What You Need To Know

By | December 9th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

With the mosquito populations worse than they have ever been, and the recent media firestorm surrounding the Zika virus, 2016 is proving to be the year of the mosquito. In fact, Bulwark Exterminating is being flooded with daily calls from people looking for relief from these pesky, blood-sucking pests. The truth is that these pests [...]

7 12, 2016

African ant ‘supercolony’ poised to invade the planet

By | December 7th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

A species of ant in the forests of Ethiopia looks poised to become a globally invasive species, capable of spreading around the world, disrupting ecosystems and becoming a pest for humans. The species Lepisiota canescens is showing signs it forms "supercolonies," which are colonies comprised of more than one nest. These supercolonies allow a single [...]