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Category Archives: Summer

When it comes to pest management and control, it’s paramount to stay up-to-date on environmental discoveries, extermination innovations and the changing dynamics of the world around us. We think it’s important to share these findings with you, along with the new discoveries and any new topics we uncover in our own day-to-day work as your hometown professionals.

  1. Why Do Mosquitoes Bite Me So Much?

    If you’re a mosquito magnet, you’re probably wondering, “Why do mosquitoes bite me so much? Is it possible they’re biting me more than other people, or am I just imagining things?” In fact, mosquitoes really are attracted to some people more than others! While some lucky souls can spend hours outside with few or no…

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  2. What Plants Are Mosquito Repellants?

    Fun fact: mosquitoes don’t actually survive on the blood they get from biting you. It’s true! Actually, only female mosquitoes bite, and they use the protein from blood to make eggs. Both male and female mosquitoes survive on a diet of nectar and water. Why is this fact important? Well, remember that mosquitoes are just…

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  3. Don’t Let an Ant Infestation Ruin Your Picnic

    Things we love about summer include sunny days at the swimming pool, family vacations, and picnics in the park, complete with ice cream and popsicles. Things we don’t love? Ant infestations! In fact, nobody likes ant infestations: ants have been ranked the number one nuisance pest in the U.S.! Now that summer is here, it’s…

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  4. Mosquito Prevention: How to Protect Yourself from Summer’s Deadliest Pest

    Mosquito bites are more than just a nuisance: they can make you sick. That’s why mosquito prevention should be towards the top of your summer-time chore list. Mosquitos can spread a number of diseases to both people and animals, first by biting an infected person or animal then transmitting the disease through each subsequent bite….

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  5. Top Tips for Dealing With 5 Summer Pests

    Spring and summer are the worst months for pests. It’s the time of year when insects come out of their winter “hibernation” to search for food and when they reproduce—meaning you’re likely seeing pests in large numbers. (This year, in fact, is worse than previous years: you might remember from a previous blog post that the mild…

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