Author: w35stern65

Moths / 15.02.2017

The webbing clothes moth can be found worldwide, and is easily the most common fabric moth in the US. “Fabric moths” are just what they sound like: moths that feed on (and, therefore, damage) fabric. What’s interesting is that the adult moth isn’t the one doing...

Rodents / 08.09.2016

Some people may think these furry critters are cute and cuddly, but when they’re infesting your home, they are anything but. Today we’re talking about three common rodent pests you can find in North Texas and what you can do about them. House Mice Did you know...

Cockroaches / 25.08.2016

Upon hearing the word “cockroach,” most people involuntarily grimace or shudder. These bugs don’t have a good reputation, and they’re usually towards the top of people’s “Most Disgusting Pests” lists. But are cockroaches all that bad? Let’s take a look. The Good The truth is that the...

Insects / 31.03.2016

An earwig is a small, cockroach looking, insect that has a pair of forceps pinchers on their abdomen, and membranous wings folded underneath short forewings that they do not use often. Earwigs are mostly nocturnal and often hide in small, moist crevices during the day,...

Ants and Termites / 17.03.2016

A common mistake that homeowners experience is mistaking a carpenter ant for a termite. While having carpenter ants is a problem, termites are a much bigger problem. To distinguish between the two you can look at a few different components, the physical aspect of the...

Rodents / 21.01.2016

Human dwellings and outbuildings provide shelter for rats and mice during cold periods. Crawl space areas beneath homes or attics are common rat escapes. Rats will also utilize garages, sheds or even inside your home. They do not like open exposure, mainly foraging at night...

Ants and Termites / 12.01.2016

[caption id="attachment_1764" align="alignnone" width="364"] Carpenter Ants[/caption] Carpenter ants are large ants that tend to invade homes in Texas starting in late winter and early spring. The common myth about Carpenter Ants is that they invade homes by eating wood the same way termites do. This is...

Bed Bugs / 26.08.2015

Statistics say that 20 percent of people in the south have either had or encountered a bed bug infestation. Assuming that a bed bug can withstand temperatures from freezing to 122 degrees fahrenheit and can go months without feeding bed bugs are an ongoing problem....