Welcome to my site about pest control. I'm Miranda Maloney. Although many people fuss loudly about the presence of spiders in the home, these creatures often clear out the bugs that cause far worse problems. Spiders consume beetles, cockroaches, moths and other pests that wreak havoc throughout the house. Thankfully, however, you can hire a pest control professional to eliminate bugs in your home if you do not want to co-habitate with spiders. In fact, pest control professionals can eliminate the spiders as well. I will share information about pest control tactics, both natural and commercial, on this site. Please follow along to learn more.
25 April 2017
The brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys, is commonly found in 40 of the 50 states. This insect is considered a pest when it damages outdoor fruit, or makes its way into a home. PennState College of Agricultural Sciences states that these stink bugs emit an aeroallergen into the air when scared or squished that can cause such allergic reactions as conjunctivitis and rhinitis. It is best to implement a series of pest control measures to get rid of the bugs.
24 April 2017
One of the wisest things that you can do as a homeowner is to keep pests like cockroaches under control. Cockroaches can be destructive in numerous ways, as well as cause you to fall into bad health. It is important to understand that cockroaches carry diseases, so keeping them out of your house is very necessary. You should get your house exterminate by a pest control specialist several times per year to prevent cockroaches from taking over.
24 April 2017
It can be startling to find that you have an infestation of mice in your home. You may actually see a mouse or you may find the fecal pellets that they leave behind. No matter what your first encounter is with the little rodents, it is something that you want to take care of as soon as possible. Having a mouse problem can be extremely dangerous for you and your family.
20 April 2017
Scorpions thrive in dark environments with plenty of places to hide, which is why it's not surprising if you've recently found one or more scorpions in your storage room. Unfortunately, scorpions are dangerous, and their venomous stings are sometimes fatal. It's estimated that 1.2 million people are stung each year, resulting in 3,250 fatalities annually. Don't wait for a scorpion to sting you or a loved one. Follow the four tips below to keep scorpions out of your storage room.
5 June 2015
Bed bugs are a common pest in American homes. About 20% of Americans have either had an infestation in their home or know someone who has. According to pest control operators, bed bugs are the hardest pest to get rid of, but that doesn't stop ambitious homeowners from trying do it yourself methods to clear their infestation. If you decide to handle your bed bug problem by yourself, make sure to avoid making these four serious mistakes.