Demystifying Pest Control Myths

A myth, when repeated often enough, may seem like a fact, but this does not make it true. When it comes to pest control, being able to tell fact from fiction can be the difference between successfully preventing pests from entering the home, or welcoming an infestation.

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Facts About Bed Bugs

facts about bed bugs

Bed bugs have evolved from inhabiting bird nests to taking shelter in human homes. These small, wingless insects feed exclusively on the blood of mammals, particularly humans. The two species that have specifically adapted to the human environment are known as Cimex lectularius and Cimex hemipterus. These

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Bees vs. Wasps: What’s the Difference?

Bees vs. Wasps

Honey bees and wasps are often mistaken for one another because of their similar physical traits and ability to sting. They both serve important ecological roles such as pollinators of flowers and fruit. While these insects may be close in size, they are quite different. Identifying key

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Cluster Flies: Not the Usual House Fly

Cluster Flies

It’s not unusual to have a fly or two enter your home. However, when you see masses of them that seem to suddenly appear, check again — chances are these are not the house flies you normally expect. They are likely cluster flies, moving in groups and

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