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 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…

Get Rid of Armyworms Fast

HOW TO CONTROL FALL ARMYWORMS Nowadays, people are opting to have smaller portions for their gardens because they are so caught up in their daily life and have very less time for managing and preventing a bigger garden from pests. In fact, even having a smaller area, you may wake up in the morning and see your whole garden gone, thank the infamous fall armyworms. Fall armyworms are the larvae of a small brownish-gray moth. They become at least an inch long when fully grown up. Some sign of armyworms is yellow/brown grass that lawn owners mistakenly think is due to lack of sunlight or lack of water. In fact, armyworms are actually eating the grass and destroying plants of its nutrition. These larvae eat a variety of crops as well as grasses. They start causing destruction when gray moth lay their eggs on the grass in springtime. Once the…

Rodent Control

Mice control is not something you want to look into half-heartedly.  If you've noticed a mouse or other rodent pest control problem, it's going to be something you should take care of right away.  Sometimes you can see an obvious cause for the interest, such as improperly sealed food packaging, and a nice warm house in the winter time.  Sometimes there’s no obvious reason, and you just find the mice in the house anyway. Your mice control plan can start now, either way. In addition to getting rid of the mice that have already entered your house, if there’s some obvious reason that they’re there to begin with, you’re going to want to address that. Experts say the best place to start rodent control is outside your house. You need to assess the situation and begin with rodent control procedures. After that, sealing up cracks and filling in holes will help, although…

Control Of Insects Starts In the Garden

It is very important to have good quality insects control around the outside of your house. There are many options available when it comes time to tackling these pests and ridding your surroundings of them. It is important to make sure that you take an active roll in pest control and do something quickly about any infestations you may have. Many insects can have an adverse reaction to humans, making them sick. Insects control can be avoided by removing the habitats of the insects. You will then want to watch closely for any new pests.It is important to determine where the insects are living and breeding around your house. Mosquito control start with removing standing  water which is the most common attraction for mosquitoes since that is what they  breed in. Eliminate areas of standing water. Mosquitoes may breed in buckets of water, old tires, toys, or any containers in…