How to Get Rid of Bees – Aren’t They Beneficial? What’s the Problem? Bees provide an extremely beneficial value to all of us, pollinating over 100 crops in the U.S. alone. In recent years, honey bee populations have been declining due in part to the application of systemic pesticides to crops. If bees were to… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Biting, Stinging Pests
Flea Control In CT: The Mighty Flea Let’s start with some astonishing facts about fleas: Fleas are fast and can travel at speeds up to one mile per hour. In flea distance, this is equal to over 100 miles per hour. Result: The fleas that are anywhere within 24 miles of your home could be… Read more »
Bald Faced Hornet Control – Identifying the hornets and their nest, preventing nests from becoming established, exterminating an existing nest.
Identifying Ground Bees – How do you know if those bees living in your lawn are ground bees? Are they a threat to your safety of the health of your lawn?
Wasp Extermination Timing – Many Sightings On Warm Spring Days We get a lot of calls during the Spring months from home owners concerned about wasps. They sighted one or more wasps on their property and wonder if it’s time to take action. When it comes to wasps, as with other pests, timing is critical,… Read more »
Despite the fact that most varieties of spider pose no threat to humans (and given the way they keep the insect population under control we should view them as allies) many people dislike, and even fear them. Natural Spider Repellents: What makes them work? Natural spider repellents work because all spiders have their taste buds… Read more »
Once established in a home, bed bugs are difficult to remove. Treatments can be time, labor and material intensive to truly rid the home of all bed bugs present. The best offense is a strong defense. Prevent bed bugs from coming home in the first place. Tips to Prevent Bed Bugs from Coming Home When… Read more »
Until recently, you may have thought bed bugs were just a myth. We’ve all heard the old nursery rhyme, “Sleep tight; don’t let the bed bugs bite.” Bed Bug Infestation Is Expanding, and In the News We wish we could tell you that it was only a rhyme or a myth, but bed bugs are… Read more »
Most spiders live outdoors, do not pose any health risks to people, and are generally helpful by keeping insect populations in check. However, all spiders have venom and use it to subdue their prey and to pre-digest their prey’s bodily contents. Though all spiders have voluntary control of how much venom they inject during a… Read more »
We received a call the other day from a homeowner. That morning her son woke up with a grouping of small dark pink welts on his back. She immediately suspected a bed bug problem, but had no idea how the insects could have been introduced into her home. She was somewhat embarrassed, and repeatedly told… Read more »