How Long Does A Housefly Live?

Houseflies are the most common of pests and can be a real annoyance at picnics and cookouts. They grow faster and more plentiful in the warmer weather so there is an abundance of them in the spring and summer. Because …

What Is Lyme Disease?

When the weather is pretty, the outdoors begins to call us out to enjoy it. There’s nothing more relaxing than a Summer day by the lake. Likewise, a cool, Fall day spent hiking in the woods makes for a great …

Ways To Eliminate Indoor Allergies

Seasonal allergies are a real hassle, but suffering year round can be downright miserable. Some of the most troublesome allergens can all be found in our homes. Dust mites, dander and the allergens caused by cockroaches are all very common …

pests and holiday foods

Top 4 Holiday Foods That Attract Bugs

‘Tis the season for sweets, savories…and the pests and common household bugs they attract. Given the nature of holiday must-haves, it’s no surprise that winter is one of the most common seasons for serious infestations — and, more often than not, it’s these popular eats that are the culprits.

Holiday Storage Tips To Keep Bugs Away

3 Holiday Food Storage Tips to Keep the Bugs at Bay

It’s the holidays and that means lots of gifts, guests and, of course, plenty of tasty treats. All too often, though, in the hustle and bustle of shopping, prepping, serving and the post-meal clean ups, food isn’t stored or discarded as well as it should be — and that can lead to some serious pest problems that live on long after the last Christmas cookie.