A Pest-Free home starts with a clean foundation. Ants and fruit flies are common in kitchens as they like to feed on pet food or left over food particles you may have missed while cleaning. Cockroaches will eat just about anything from food crumbs to hair, and even dead roaches! Removing these food sources encourages pests to seek shelter elsewhere, where there are better feeding opportunities. Check out these tips from Pest World for a Pest-Proof Kitchen.
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Protecting yourself outdoors this summer isn't just about wearing sunscreen. Lyme disease is a frightening reality associated with something as simple as a tick bite. Knowing what to look out for is important in protecting you and your family this summer. Here’s a quick video from NBC’s Today Show that shows you what signs to look for.
By now, we know mosquitoes love biting us; some more than others. Just like people are attracted to different characteristics in another person, mosquitoes rely on their instincts to help them decide who they want to sink their teeth into next. Your CO2 levels are a dominating factor in how attractive you are to mosquitoes. Learn more about what makes these annoying pests swoon.
Ants are kind of our thing, which is why we're excited to see Ant-Man this weekend. We're fascinated about how the film makers incorporated entomology into the movie, studying and taking inspiration from real insects. Here's a great story from NPR about just this and how well the movie sticks to science.
Did you know some common household pests, like cockroaches, can cause allergies? Symptoms can include rash, watery and itchy eyes and a runny nose. Having a professional pest control company is one way to keep your head clear. Here are some more great tips from our friends at NPMA.