03/18/16

The House Centipede

The House Centipede 3/18/2016 The common house centipede has a long, flattened body about 1 ½ inches long. It has 15 segments, each of which has one pair of legs. It slithers and scoots quickly on these long, thread-like, striped appendages. Its body is yellowish-brown with three dark stripes, and its eyes are large and… Read more »

12/31/15

Jumping Into The New Year Without Pests

Jumping Into The New Year Without Pests 12/31/2015 Do you know that as a New Year’s tradition the people in Denmark save all their chipped or broken plates and crockery all year long, and then smash them against the front door of a friend’s home on the last night of the year? To them, this… Read more »

08/26/15

Where Do The Pests Go When It Rains?

Where Do The Pests Go When It Rains? 8/26/2015 Imagine it is a beautiful day and your backyard is filled with people. Everyone is happily munching on copious amounts of food and laughing. Having a great time just enjoying each others company and the food. Sounds like a party, doesn’t it? But imagine it isn’t.… Read more »

03/16/15

Are You Living In A Block Of Cheese?

Are You Living In A Block Of Cheese? 3/16/2015 All homes have cracks and holes, but the older the home, the more they will have. Moisture causes rotting, and pests exploit those rotted places. Ants burrow, termites eat, rodent gnaw, and creepy crawlies push their way into the hollow spaces of your walls–like you’re living… Read more »

02/21/15

What You May Not Know About Arizona Scorpions

What You May Not Know About Arizona Scorpions 2/21/2015 I’m sure you are aware that it is never a good idea to flip a sandbag, rock, or chunk of wood over without being careful. You know that scorpions hide under these things. And, they can be anywhere outside. But they also get into your home–especially… Read more »