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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. How to Protect Yourself from Summer’s Deadliest Pest

    Mosquito bites are more than just a nuisance: they can make you sick. 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. Mosquito-borne diseases that effect humans include West Nile virus, Zika virus, malaria, dengue, chikungunya, St….

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  4. 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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  5. Avoid Bed Bugs While Traveling This Summer

    It’s nearly summer, which means that it’s almost time for sun, sand, and family vacations! Like many families, you might already be planning a summer trip. One big aspect of your trip is where you’ll stay. If you’re staying in a hotel, you want it to be a good one. You’ve probably thought about price,…

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