There are numerous insect repellents on the market, but electronic insect repellent devices offer the consumer a safer and more environmentally friendly alternative to harmful chemicals. There has, however, been some controversy over their effectiveness.
Pest control may appear fairly straight forward, but the duties of a professional pest control specialist require a load of pest control training about insects and animals, pesticides, equipment and a mountain of laws and regulations.
Fact or fiction? Morgellons disease is a condition in which people experience lesions and itchiness underneath the skin. Some medical experts believe these patients are suffering from delusional parasitosis instead of this new disease. Read this article and decide for yourself whether the disease is an exaggeration or a serious medical problem.
Insect wings are one of the most interesting parts of insects because they have such variety and intricacy. Insect wings come in various numbers, patterns, and sizes while exhibiting a complex structure and amazing engineering.
Confused about all those technical terms your pest control company throws at you? Here's a helpful glossary of pest control terminology that will give you the necessary ammo to lob a few terms right back at them.
Sterile insect techniques introduces millions of sterile male insects into an environment to reduce the reproductive rate of harmful insects. It has been an effective method to eradicate the Screw fly in several parts of the world.
The history of pest control tells us that insects have been around a lot longer than people, so, presumably, people have had to deal with pests for the entirety of human existence. The history of pest control is a somewhat more modern concept, and many new innovations in pest control are still being developed today.
Just remember, value is way more important than price when choosing a pest control company. When you have an insect problem in your home it is bad enough that you have to deal with the creepy crawlers. But, it can get worse if you have to decide on a company to come and get rid of the pests.
Insects! Some people hate them. Some people love them, especially children. In fact, there exists an entire industry of fun and games involving insects. Board games, hobbies and jokes exist to entertain people who cannot get enough of insects.
Thinking about doing your own pest control? The following publications can provide pest control information not often offered to the general public. All the publications provide archived issues on all sorts of pest managmenet topics.
***image2***Should you be concerned about termites in mulch? Quite a bit, actually. Fresh mulch spread all around our homes and offices creates a nice, fresh food source for wood eating pests and a warm blanket for bugs looking for shelter from the hot sun or early spring cold.
***image2***Common house insects like ants, spiders, crickets and millipedes find tiny entryways into your house. Exterior perimeter pest control treatments for these occasional invaders are the pest management method of choice among exterminating professionals.