Pheromones | Why Pests Follow the Same Trails

Have you ever wondered why ants march in a line? Have you ever given thought to the fact that many bees rush to join in attack when one stings? Have you ever wondered why rodents go to the same spot even after food sources have long since been used up? Have you ever...

More Spiders Indoors | Spider Mating Season

Have you noticed in influx of spiders inside lately?  Well for some species of spider, mating season is here and will continue through October.  Spiders come inside our homes for various reasons: To find a mate To find food Open cracks & crevices Weather...

Bees vs. Wasps | What’s The Difference?

Bees, wasps, yellow jackets, hornets, etc.  Are they all one and the same?  Well, in a child’s mind, yes!  Because they all have the ability to fly and sting.  And it’s easier for a little one to yell bee as they run screaming from a pool than take the time to look...

Can I Have Bedbugs if I Keep a Clean House?

Something I hear on a regular basis is this: “I keep a clean home, I have some kind of biting pest, but it couldn’t be bedbugs.” Bedbugs don’t prefer dirty homes.  Bedbugs aren’t even more likely to be a problem in dirty homes, they are however, more likely to be a...

Bees & Wasps Are Out Early!

Well, it’s an early season for the busy bees.  We don’t mind bees so much- generally they don’t bother people!  It’s the wasps, hornets & yellow jackets that are the biggest problem in and around people’s homes (although some bees can be a problem too). We,...

Rats and Mice | Locating the Source of the Stink

Rats and mice generally make their nest out of sight to humans.  Rodents tend to build nests behind appliances, in forgotten/packed away boxes and drawers, and in the insulation in the crawl space or attic of homes etc.  Occasionally one of these hidden pests will die...