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Are Pests Undermining Your Property Value?

Are Pests Undermining Your Property Value?

We all know how it feels when you put a great deal of money, time, and energy into the investment of a lifetime, your home. When it comes to reselling your home, you want the best value. However, pesky pests hold immense power to ruin your efforts and burn a hole in...

4 Types of Pest Control Methods

4 Types of Pest Control Methods

Pests are a serious threat to the environment, plants, animals, and humans. Ranging from termites to cockroaches, pests have adverse impacts on all living organisms, food supply, and the environment. So, you have tried all manner of pest control methods without...

A Short Guide To Ants

A Short Guide To Ants

Since ants are so prevalent as a pest, understanding how they behave and ways to control and prevent infestation can be essential. In this short guide, we’re going to give an overview of why an infestation occurs, the seriousness of an ant infestation, and ant...

The Ant Species That Commonly Enter Homes To Seek Out Human Foods

The Ant Species That Commonly Enter Homes To Seek Out Human Foods

We have all experienced the nuisance presence of ants inside our homes at one time or another, whether you’ve caught one crawling across your kitchen counter or a whole slew of them walking around in a line, clearly foraging for food from somewhere inside your house....

How Ant Pests Disperse Into New Areas

How Ant Pests Disperse Into New Areas

Just like termites, most bee species, and many wasp species, ants are social insects that live in colonies. One single ant colony can contain anywhere from a few hundred individual ants to more than 10,000 individual ants, depending on species and colony-age. Many ant...

The Norway Rat

The Norway Rat

Understanding The Norway Rat The Norway Rat, also known as the sewer or street rat, is a rodent species of asian origin that is believed to have arrived in the US by boat in the 1700s. Today, this species of rat has spread worldwide. They are colorblind and their...

Is That A Toupee Or A Venomous Caterpillar?

Is That A Toupee Or A Venomous Caterpillar?

Virginia has a new guest, and it is a venomous caterpillar that looks like a walking toupee. This caterpillar is the larval form of the Megalopyge opercularis, or the southern flannel moth. It is one of the most venomous caterpillars in the US, and its hairs are...

How Ants And Bees Contain Diseases

How Ants And Bees Contain Diseases

It’s amazing to think that social insects such as bees and ants have mechanisms through which they can contain and curb the spread of diseases within their colonies. Now, researchers are looking at how they do it in the hope of helping us fight our battles against...

The Unparalleled Strength Of The Ironclad Beetle

The Unparalleled Strength Of The Ironclad Beetle

Did you know that there is a species of beetles with a shell so strong that you could run it over with your car, and you still wouldn’t be able to crush it? However, until recently, scientists had no idea why they were so tough. It turns out that these beetle’s outer...