Is It a Water Bug or a Cockroach?
Your guide to proper identification, it is not what you think! You may be shocked to hear that this pest pro. (in my early years) did not know the difference between water bugs and cockroaches! Yep! Just like most people, I grew up thinking cockroaches were “aka” water bugs, so I never corrected our pest […]
Fall Pest Guide: Top 7 Pests To Look Out For This Fall.
Did you know that Fall is the most beloved time of the year? Ok, maybe I made that up, but it is definitely my favorite time of the year! I mean how can you not love the brisk, cool mornings and the bright, orange and yellow colors of the fall leaves and the pumpkin lattes? […]
What Is An IGR and Why Do You Need It?
If you are like me, when I decide to take on a project, I will research the heck out of it! I will find out every which way to do that specific task. Well, pest control is no different! If you have done some research, you may have come across something called IGRs or Insect […]
The Ant, The Roach and the Apartment
Nowadays modern apartment living can mean evening socials, happy hours, book clubs and pool parties…who wouldn’t want that! We have a friend that sold her house and moved into an apartment that provided all those things and is loving life! But, because this is after all a pest control blog we do have to bring […]
Baby It’s Cold Outside…Winter Pests
Think you are safe from pests in the winter? Think again. Winter pests are far more common than you think. While there might not be mosquitos feeding on your limbs and ruining your backyard bar-b-cue, there are plenty of other pests that will need your attention during the winter months. Mice, cockroaches, spiders, and bed […]
5 Essential Ways To Pest-Proof Your Home This Winter
If you keep up with our HowToPest.com blogs you probably have read our many tips on how to pest-proof your home. Rather than going back through all of them, we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to share our top bug-proofing tips in one spot. In most parts of the country the winter weather […]
The Roach, The Roach
Sing with me all you peeps who grew up in the 80’s and 90’s… The roach, the roach, The roach is on the wall, We don’t need no Raid, Let the mother flipper crawl. Crawl mother flipper, crawl. I had to change the lyrics a bit to keep it PG. Can’t be dropping f-bombs on […]
A Nightmare on Elm Street? Cockroaches…
I’m willing to guess Freddy Krueger likely wasn’t the only nightmare on Elm Street. It is said they were here long before us, and they will be here long after us. Cockroaches. Now, you need to get rid of the disgusting cockroach. The things that nightmares are made of. If there is a warm, dark, […]