Steps to Take Before and After You Call an Exterminator to Rid Your Home of Earwigs

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Earwigs, order Dermaptera, are small insects that have a set of pinchers attached to their abdomen. While earwigs are not known for carrying diseases or having any harmful venom, it does hurt when you get pinched by one. If you suspect that your home is being invaded by these pests, there are a few steps you’ll need to take before and after calling the exterminator.  Confirm the Earwig Infestation The first thing you’ll want to do is confirm that you actually do have an earwig infestation.…

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Why Bed Bugs Are Increasingly More Resistant To Pesticides

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The primary reason for why bed bugs have returned and become such a problem is the issue of chemical-resistant bed bugs. These insects have become resistant to the insecticides that have been used to kill bed bugs in the past. Bed bugs become resistant to neonicotinoids  thanks to detoxifying enzymes that their bodies produce. However, this doesn’t mean that it is impossible to eliminate them. Pesticides May Still Work The good news is that a particular group of bed bugs will not likely be resistant to all of the same pesticides.…

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What To Do If Bed Bugs Are Found In Your Small Motel

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As the owner or manager of a small motel, a report of bed bugs in one of the rooms can send a chill down your spine. While your particular motel might have its own guidelines in place for notifying guests or handling the problem, you might be able to use the following suggestions about what steps you mustn’t forget when a guest claims that there are bed bugs in the motel.…

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