July 11, 2019
If you've ever read Charlotte's Web or learned about spiders in science class, you probably know that spiders are carnivores that mainly rely on other insects as their source of food. Can you guess what one major factor that draws spiders into homes is? If you guessed other insects, you would be correct. This means if you see flies buzzing about, or the occasional centipede, spiders most likely are not too far behind.... Read More
July 9, 2019
Ticks are interesting creatures in that their season changes by their species. Where many tick species are a late spring and summer pest due to their inability to function in colder weather, other species such as the deer tick can survive through the coldest months of winter. The only thing that is affected is their speed. This means that taking your dog for a walk in the snow still holds a small chance of a tick bite.
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July 5, 2019
Just like we may have a preference on how our steaks are cooked, termites have a preference for the condition of the wood they eat. Termites mostly only eat soft, water-damaged wood. That being said, if your home’s structural wood has been negatively affected by a leak or source of water that has allowed its wood to become soft, termites are much more likely to settle down.... Read More