// Posted July 23, 2014

Innovations in Fly Control

Summer brings sunshine, warm temperatures, and, unfortunately, house flies. These pests invade picnics, garages, and porches, and may seem impossible to escape. Keeping doors closed and maintaining screens on windows are things everyone can do to prevent flies from coming in the house. Still, such steps may be insufficient, especially during the summer months. Simple, […]

// Posted July 15, 2014

The Ever-Increasing Cockroach

New research has shown that cockroach populations have risen by as much as 75% over the last ten years, and the summer months are when most people see the greatest increases cockroach populations. Hotels and restaurants constantly work to keep facilities clear of these dangerous pests, which can carry dysentery, salmonella, and typhoid. Fortunately, there […]

// Posted July 9, 2014

The Brown Recluse Spider

Heavy rains and a lack of attention to pest control have led to a rise in brown recluse spider populations in many areas of the United States. These tiny insects have violin-shaped markings covering their light-brown bodies. Nocturnal in nature, brown recluse spiders tend to be very active at night, when they generally search for food, […]

// Posted June 12, 2014

Can Insects Thrive on Tears?

Thinking about creatures that thrive on the misery of others is a harrowing idea; however, it just so happens that there are insects out in the wild who do just that. Of course, they don’t delight in the sadness and drama of other peoples’ lives, but they do survive off the tears shed by fellow […]