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Why Wasp Sprays Work

Why Wasp Sprays Work

If you’ve ever seen wasp spray in action, you’ve noticed just how effective it can be. Any wasp that is touched by the spray will drop to the ground dead almost immediately. But why is it that wasp sprays are so effective? Let’s find out! How do these sprays work?...

How Ants Disperse Into New Areas

How Ants 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 Strangeness Of The House Centipede

The Strangeness Of The House Centipede

Imported from countries around the Mediterranean sea, the house centipede likes to settle into the dark, humid corners of our homes. It is a venomous predator species, unlike its close herbivor cousin the millipede, and we usually want to get its population under...

Horrifying Bed Bug Stories

Horrifying Bed Bug Stories

Bed bug infestation rates are high in all areas of the United States, particularly within big cities with dense populations that serve as tourist hotspots. A 2015 survey found that an astonishing 99.6 percent of pest control professionals working in the US had...

How Come We Never Hear About Wasp Queens?

How Come We Never Hear About Wasp Queens?

Hive insects, such as ants, termites and bees all have queens, which are females tasked with the reproduction of the species. But what about wasps? Do they have queens? Wasps can in fact have queens just like bees, since the two insects are similar, belonging to a...

How To Remove Ticks Correctly

How To Remove Ticks Correctly

There are many tick removal methods floating around out there. Some people swear by the cigarette burn method, while others like to use petroleum jelly or nail polish. Unfortunately, these methods are not exactly correct. The safest and most effective way to remove a...

Finding And Removing Ticks From Your Dogs

Finding And Removing Ticks From Your Dogs

It’s relatively easy to find a tick on a human body, since we are mostly hairless. However, if you have a pet and live in an area with a heavy tick infestation, you have to look out for ticks on your furry friend as well. Finding a tick on your dog Dogs will usually...

Lifecycle of a Housefly

Lifecycle of a Housefly

Who doesn't know about houseflies? These are the most easily recognizable insects in the world. Despite their appearance, these filthy insects go through various stages of their lives, transforming from an egg to an adult housefly. It is fascinating to know about...

Can Paint Help You Prevent Termites From Infesting Your Fence

Can Paint Help You Prevent Termites From Infesting Your Fence

Termite infestations are a nationwide phenomenon in the US. The termites will find wood and access it from the ground level using mud tubes, making your home and outer wooden structures vulnerable. However, the home can be protected by a liquid treatment, while your...