Silverfish: How to Control Them

Have a Silverfish Problem in Your Home? Who are they?: Silverfish is named because of the grey hue color which they possess. These harmless insects do not bite or spread diseases among humans. You can easily recognize them from their carrot-shaped bodies and a handful of antennae around their bodies. These ugly insects move quickly and if they are left to hang out, they can easily peel off books, clothes, and even wallpapers. They like to come out during the night time and their favorite places to be are dark, damp areas including basements, your bathroom sink, and kitchen where food is found. If you have found this insect inside your house, Its straight forward to just spray them away with an insect killer, but often this is not the right way to completely wash them away. If you spot many silverfish hanging around your home, it indicates you have…

How to Get Rid of Gnats

Gnats: A Guide To Getting Rid of Them Did you ever wonder what is that black tiny little bug that buzz around your ears and eyes? Sometimes it is a fly or a mosquito, but if it looks even smaller it may be a gnat. These extremely annoying two-winged flying insects are attracted by moisture and organic materials, especially in soil and plants. They are not limited to soil and plants, sometimes they even enter our living area and can cause a huge amount of frustration and discomfort if you do not know how to get rid of them right away. Gnats are fairly harmless but sometimes they carry parasites which cause diseases in humans, plants, and livestock. Plant roots are their food, if they are not eliminated in time they multiply in numbers and end up killing plants with their excessive feeding habits. The good news is, they are…

How To Get Rid of Pharaoh Ants

  What are PHARAOH ANTS? Pharaoh ants spread a contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever and delirium, typically with the formation of buboes and sometimes infection of the lungs which rather quickly and kill many people around the United States. These ants are smart in increasing their colony size and inbreeding. It is also believed that Pharaoh ants caused bacterial disease and killed the Pharaohs in ancient Egypt which is why they are called pharaoh ants. What do they look Like? These ants are yellowish in color with about 1/16th inch in length. When they are fully grown, their abdomens can be clearly seen to have dark brown to black in color. Pharaoh ants are smart because they work and breed based on what they feel to be true even without conscious reasoning which makes them difficult to control. They develop their population and colonies swift and smart and in…

How to Get Rid of Silverfish

  What are they?  Silverfish are named because of their grey hue color. These harmless insects do not bite or spread diseases among humans. You can easily recognize them from their carrot-shaped bodies and a handful of antennae around their bodies. These ugly insects move quickly and if they are left to hang out, they can easily ruin books, clothes, and even wallpapers. They like to come out during the night time and their favorite places to be are dark, damp areas including basements, your bathroom sink, and kitchen where food is found. If you have found this insect inside your house, it’s easy to just spray them with an insect killer, but often this is not the right way to completely get rid them.  If you spot a lot of silverfish hanging around your home, it indicates you may have infestation happening around your home. Exterminating silverfish in huge…

How to Get Rid of Horse Flies

Horse Flies: How to control them What are they? Horse flies are one of the most vicious types of flies. Horse flies have cutting and ripping kind of mouthparts. They are an annoyance for cattle; horse flies (chiefly females) land upon the figure of livestock and bite them to obtain their blood. And dissimilar from mosquitoes, the puncture of a horse fly is extremely excruciating. They are armed with sharp jaws that can rip flesh. Horse flies are most lively in moist and warm environments, which are why they are typically discovered near coasts and ponds or low-lying meadows and streams. How harmful are they? Horse fly bites are agonizing and may bring about infectious toxicities if the bite is not correctly cured. On the other hand, the blood-sucking pests are not often associated in the spread of disease, not like mosquitoes and ticks. Bug repellents hardly ever discourage horse…

HOW TO CONTROL DADDY LONG LEGS

Daddy long legs mistakenly referred to as spiders but the fact is, they are neither spiders not they bite and spread venom. They are also called harvestmen and these harmless arachnids can be very annoying and are easily recognized by their extremely thin hair-like 8 legs and their fragile bodies. Unlike, spiders they do not even spin webs. Daddy long legs love to prey small insects and are often on a hunt at night time. There are many stories around which explain the daddy long legs are deadly dangerous because they are poisonous. In fact, their mouthparts are so tiny that they can not pierce human skin and are harmless. These annoying harvestmen like dark and damp places, due to which they are often found in our basements, garages or crawl spaces. Female daddy long legs lay eggs in the moist soil in the fall and their eggs hatch in…