Rodents have lived among or in close proximity to people for thousands of years. After all, they can find food more easily from our scraps and storage than they could in the wild. But unlike animals kept as pets for millennia like dogs (who provided companionship, protection, and help hunting)
Holiday guests are a welcome winter addition – so long as they aren’t pests. A small infestation in the fall or early winter can turn into a big problem as the season progresses. Following a few simple steps can keep pests out of your home. Even better… many of these
Some insects are well known for the sounds they make and certain insect sounds – like those of grasshoppers and cicadas – have been likened to music over the years. In fact, insects are a crucial part of what’s been called “nature’s symphony.” So, let’s look at how insects have
Staying pest free is crucial for a senior living complex or elder care facility. In addition to the obvious need to meet or exceed health code regulations, any possible outbreak could lead to negative PR and possible financial ramifications for any kind of infestation.
Squirrels are so common in our everyday lives that we don’t usually think about how remarkable their survival abilities are. These small creatures survive frigid weather and predators like cats, birds, dogs, and more. One of the key factors to their ability to persevere and thrive is their small but
During warm weather months, people often won’t worry about seeing a stray ant… assuming that it’s just a random scout. Such ants can be a real problem but finding an ant in your home during the winter can be a sign of an even bigger problem.
Travel has been opening up again, with many people making plans to visit relatives for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas. In fact, holiday travel could be bigger than ever this year after the prolonged isolation due to COVID-19. The visitors you don’t want to come along during your holiday travels are
The onset of the fall and winter seasons mean a decrease in many common insects, but not all bugs go away as the temperatures drop. Some critters find your home a very attractive place to inhabit and stay warm, with the basement being their prime target. Let’s look at how
In the fall, temperatures drop and daylight hours shorten. At the same time, you might be seeing more spiders in your home. It’s not a coincidence. Spiders notice the seasonal changes, too. As a result, they start looking for warm places to spend the winter.