Archive for March 2017

Mosquito Control Tips

Mosquito Control Tips: Eliminate areas of standing water around the home such as flowerpots, birdbaths, baby pools, grill covers and other objects where water collects. Mosquitoes need only about a ½ inch of water to breed. Screen all windows and doors. Repair even the smallest tear or hole. Minimize outside activity between dusk and dawn,…

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Bat-Eating Spiders Are More Common Think

The Internet is full of blogs and articles that tell of spiders that can eat some mammals. There are some excessively large tarantulas that can put down creatures that possess an even greater body mass than the spiders themselves. YouTube is full of disturbing videos showing tarantulas, such as the aptly named goliath-bird eater, chowing…

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These Beetles Can Dance On Water

When you think of natures most gifted swimmers you will likely picture some type of fish, or perhaps a tadpole, or some type of water-dwelling creature. As it happens, there are indeed certain types of insects that spend a majority, if not all of their time, within bodies of water. One such insect, the whirligig…

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False Widow Populations Are Growing in Ireland– Is That A Problem?

A school was recently closed on account of a false widow sighting. Experts are saying that false widow spider populations are increasing, but is this a reasonable thing to be concerned about? According to experts, false widow bites are venomous, but being bitten is rare as false widows do not typically behave aggressively towards humans.…

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Rodent control Tips

Seal cracks and holes on the outside of the home, including areas where utilities and pipes enter, using caulk, steel wool or a combination of both. Replace loose mortar and weather stripping around the basement foundation and windows. Screen vents and openings to chimneys. Store food in airtight containers and dispose of garbage regularly. Inspect items…

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What Is Having Lyme Disease Like? | Tick Control Experts

There are likely not too many American adults who have not heard of Lyme disease. Many of us have at least one relative who has Lyme disease, and we know from either our own personal experiences, or the stories told by victims, that contracting Lyme disease can change a life, and usually not for the…

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Fighting Troublesome Bugs With Sound?

The year of 2016 saw a lot of insects causing devastation worldwide. If it is not the Zika virus, then it’s invasive insect pests. One particular insect-pest that has caused a considerable amount of trouble is known as the bark beetle. The bark beetle happens to be one of the most damaging insect-pests that exist…

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Opossums May Be Earth’s Oldest Living Mammals

Very few people get excited about spotting an opossum in the wild. In fact, opossums would likely scare any person who spotted one, especially young children. This is because opossums are strange and very different looking mammals. Not many mammals in the wild are sporting frightening fangs, and a menacing sneer, which seems to be…

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