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Rid Your Home Of Pests

HOW TO RID YOUR HOME OF PESTS THAT AREN’T GUESTS Roaches… ants… rodents… OMG!  Silverfish… spiders… beetles… SMH!  The list is too long to take it all in, but you get the idea.  No one wants to entertain or have house guests while they have these unwanted guests. Entertaining can be stressful enough, especially with [...]

2017-12-04T09:44:48+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Bugs, Pests, Rats, Roach, Silverfish, Spider, Terminix|

Are You Inviting Pests To Thanksgiving Dinner?

Who are you inviting to Thanksgiving Dinner? You’re most likely inviting family members and close friends over for a Thanksgiving feast. You’ll probably serve a beautifully roasted turkey, a sweet potato casserole, oyster dressing, roasted vegetables, a delicious salad, crunchy French bread, and an array of fabulous desserts. What you do not realize is [...]

2017-11-08T10:32:52+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Ants, Mosquitos, Pests, Rats, Roach|

What Attracts Bugs?

What Attracts Bugs ... the Anti-Bug To-Do List? Bugs are pretty low-maintenance when it comes to their needs. Basically, they need food, shelter and water. If you find that bugs are attracted to your home or yard, it most likely means that you are providing easy access to one or all of these needs. In [...]

2017-11-07T10:05:37+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Bugs, flies, Mosquitos, Pests, Roach|

Why Cockroaches Are So Terrifying?

Have You Ever Wondered Why Cockroaches Are So Terrifying? You might be sitting on your sofa, watching a movie, and then out of the corner of your eye, something flies in and drops down to join you. Almost instantly, you realize that it is not your typical bug because of its size and apparent ability [...]

2017-10-24T14:16:12+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Pests, Roach|

Why Do Termites Eat Wood?

Termites are detritivores (also known as detritus feeders), needing water, cellulose, and shelter to survive. Cellulose is an organic fiber found in wood and plant matter. They dine on the cellulose, the best source of nutrition for their dietary requirements, absorbing both the moisture and nutrients. Our homes have ample supplies of dead [...]

2017-10-04T12:47:00+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Bugs, Pests, Termites|

The Ants Go Marching One By One Hurrah

Have you ever wondered why ants march one by one? Ants are actually very social insects and have a strict organized life which involves traveling great distances away from their nests looking for food. They seem to walk in a straight line one by one, because they are actually following a path that maps the [...]

2017-09-13T08:42:55+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Ants, Pests|

The kitchen is not only the most popular room in the house for people, but also pests..

After a long summer rain, you may find little creepy crawlers inside your home. With your kitchen housing the food for you and your family, as well as others living in your home, pests make themselves at home in your kitchen. It’s virtually like being at a buffet for these uninvited guests! Our [...]

2017-09-01T10:01:28+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Pests|

If all bugs are insects, are all insects bugs?

If all bugs are insects, are all insects bugs? Answer: Nope. All bugs are insects, but not all insects are bugs. This may seem a little confusing, especially considering many people use bug to describe anything creepy and crawly, but there actually are some very interesting differences. The Mouth The mouth is the key to [...]

2017-08-09T07:26:52+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Bugs, Pests|

Where Do Mosquitoes Come From?

WHERE DO MOSQUITOES COME FROM? Mosquitoes are jokingly referred to as the State Bird of Louisiana. However, they are not exclusive to our state. Mosquitoes are found all over the world, with the exception of Antarctica. They favor warmer, more humid climates and live closest to open bodies of water. Overall, there are approximately 2700 [...]

2017-07-31T11:17:04+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Mosquitos, Pests|