7 Places Bed Bugs Love to Hide Out

Bedbugs are no fun, as anyone who has experienced them will tell you. Repeatedly! There are worse bugs in this world to encounter – bedbugs aren’t fatal, after all. Whether there is a more unsettling bug is left up to debate. After all, bedbugs make their home in your mattress and box spring, the place […]

Mosquito Killing: Bug Zappers Verses a Bug Fan

If you don’t want to use poison sprays, your main options to kill mosquitoes around your home are going to be either some kind of Bug Zapper, or some kind of Bug Fan. For those of you that are unfamiliar with Bug Fans, they are just fans of various sizes, with a net of some […]

Getting Rid of Stray Cats: 5 Foolproof Tips

Stray and Feral Cats Stray and feral cats are a huge problem in the United States. Strays are simply cats that have wandered off, but feral cats may have bred for a generation of more in the wild and know how to survive without the care of humans. The problem is that they may carry […]

Silverfish Don’t Hurt Your Health, They’re Just Unsightly and Destructive to Your Possessions

Silverfish aren’t really a threat to your health, so who cares if you have them in your home? Let me give you a few reasons you don’t want these insects in your world. The silverfish eats materials that contain high levels of starch. This includes dextrin, which you find in glue, paper, pictures, your hair, […]

Are Scorpions Infesting Your Home?

Finding or seeing a scorpion unexpectedly can be a scary occurrence. Your best pest prevention tactic against this nasty critter is to learn about where scorpions live, what they look like, and what you can do to keep them away from your home. Do I have to worry about scorpions where I live? Possibly. Scorpions […]

Powder Post Beetle Control For Log Cabins

You have a log cabin, you like the rustic look, clean and fresh. You notice pin holes appearing on the wood surface and a powdery sawdust trickling down the rough surface of the wood on to your Flying Canvasback Wall Mount. You have powder Post beetle and they are second to termites. They damage the […]

The US Real Estate Faces a New Crisis

This time last year, my wife called me and said the four words no husband ever wants to hear … Honey, we have termites. I should not be surprised. I mean, we live in Florida – everyone gets termites here. The pest-control guy had found the clue – a few bug wings. But where was […]

The Mythical California Brown Recluse in Orange County

Stop it! You’re driving me crazy! There are no populations of Brown Recluse Spiders in Orange County or California period! No matter what the news articles with all their hype say, there are no experts in the field of entomology that will tell you this spider has established its self in either California or Orange […]

Automated Harvesting Grapes Is Only Part Of The Cost Savings Story From The Vineyard

Another new vintage year for wine is here and most wineries in California are having positive thoughts for a good season. And again, this year vineyard managers and wineries have started waving the red flag in front of the wine drinkers of America about scarcity of labor. To some this is a precursor to the […]

Controlling Silverfish – Do It Yourself!

I hear a lot of talk on the internet about how silverfish are impossible to get rid of, there are no extinction methods available, blah blah blah. That's just not true, you can call any major pest control company in regards to silverfish infestations, and they'll be able to do something about it … But […]