Common Pest Phobias and How to Deal with Them

A phobia is characterized as an intense fear that can be either concrete or abstract in nature. If you have a phobia, you may know that your fear could be irrational, but your anxiety surrounding it cannot be controlled. Thinking about the subject of your phobia alone...

What Attracts Spiders to Your House and Yard

There’s good reason why some people shriek when spotting a spider. Psychologists have discovered a significant link between the fear of spiders (arachnophobia) and the disgust sensitivity in people who have this phobia. Many people go to great lengths to avoid being...

Animals That Can Damage a House

Soft or furry animals are not necessarily cuddly and friendly. These animals are not just a nuisance, they can also do serious and costly damage to your property. The damages are often so significant that it can cost thousands of dollars in repairs, ultimately hurting...
How Weather Affects Pest Pattern and Activities

How Weather Affects Pest Pattern and Activities

Weather influences pest movement and patterns. As the seasons change, so does the threat of pests invading your home. To prevent infestation, it’s necessary to gain knowledge of each season and its pest patterns so that preventive measures can be taken: Spring –...

Tips to Keep Ants from Your Home and Garden

Ants can be a nuisance, but once they start building colonies, they may cause damage to your property. They might eat food on your counter or in trash receptacles. In the garden, ants can encourage disease amongst healthy plants. Uncontrolled ant population growth and...

First Aid Tips for Insect Bites

Spring is associated with blooming flowers and increased daylight. At the same time, unwelcome visitors (insects) may visit your home and garden. Increasing temperatures as summer approaches inspire bugs to come out of their hibernation after a period of winter...
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