Why does my head itch?

Sunday, September 1st, 2019 // Posted in Biting Insects, Fall, Lice
Why does my head itch?

It’s back to school time and you know what that means…head lice! Every year we get calls from exasperated parents who want us to come out and “spray” for head lice. Unfortunately, that won’t do any good.  Here is a run-down on the ‘who, what, where and why’ of these little invaders. These pests are […]

November…already?

Monday, November 5th, 2018 // Posted in Ants, Fall, MIce, Spiders

They say the years go by faster the longer you live. I must be older than I think because this year has flown by!! The holidays are right around the corner and pretty soon we will be saying goodbye to 2018. But before we do, let’s look ahead to what might be “bugging” us in […]

Something new to worry about?

Monday, September 3rd, 2018 // Posted in Fall, Spring
Something new to worry about?

I’ve noticed several stories in the news recently about Kissing Bugs. They sound pretty cute but can cause big problems. This insect bites your face when you’re sleeping – and somebody thought, “I know, let’s call it a kissing bug”! It makes you wonder about their sleeping arrangements. Kissing bugs have been found in the […]

Beware of the Occasional Invader!

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 // Posted in Ants, Bees, Beetles, Biting Insects, Fall, Flies, MIce, Spiders, Stinging Insects, Wasps
Beware of the Occasional Invader!

I know, that sounds like an episode of Monk. But in pest control vernacular, occasional invader refers to pests that show up once in a while; usually because of environmental conditions or other disturbances. Think of earwigs, lady bugs, crickets, boxelder bugs…things that are a little unusual but not unheard of. These pests would rather […]

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