Author: Western Exterminating

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...

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,...

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...

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...

[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...

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....