Insecticide Sprays to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Friday, 20. June 2014 7:52 | Author:

Bed bugs are notorious creatures; getting rid of them can be a pain in case the infestation is severe. Yet there are a wide number of professional grade insecticide sprays that can restore a goodnight’s sleep for the owner of a bed bug infested home. Now wonder sprays for bed bugs are the most popular control measures. [...]

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Get Rid of Ants Naturally

Friday, 13. June 2014 1:49 | Author:

There are over 12,000 species of ants in the world, but very few species actually cause problems to humans. They easily get attracted by food and warmth. Some unlucky homes also get infested by carpenter ants and this species feasts on wood thereby causing harm to the structural integrity of wooden items and floor boards; these ants must be controlled immediately before it is too late. In order to keep such notorious ants away without causing harm to pets and kids with poisonous insecticides, here are a few natural ant control methods. [...]

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German Roaches Control, Facts & Identification

Friday, 13. June 2014 1:44 | Author:

German cockroaches are generally recognized as indoor cockroaches and these can be found almost in every part of the. The adults have a light brown or tan coloration with two black horizontal stripes on the pronotum behind the head; these could be 13-16 mm while the young ones are darker and almost a shade of black in color with black stripes. behind the head. These winged insects rarely fly.

Behavioral habits of these cockroaches include a common infestation indoors; they prefer warmer and humid areas such as drains, sink holes, bathrooms, drain pipes etc. In apartment buildings with several flats German cockroaches move between flats through shared plumbing and pipes. These roaches are scavengers that feed on food scraps and crumbs.

These roaches reproduce quickly; the female mate just once for the production of young. Each female produces 4 to 6 egg cases in their lifetime and each egg case, or ootheca contains up to 40 eggs. It takes on an average of 100 days for the eggs to become full grown adults.

Signs of a German cockroach infestation are as follows:

Small, dark, materials on counter tops or in drawers are German cockroach droppings.

Empty egg cases must be present in areas that are frequented by the females.

German roaches present in huge numbers give out a mild “musty” odor.

Many times Asian cockroaches are mistaken to be German roaches. So before carrying out a pest control process or devising plans on how to kill roaches, kindly identify the species properly in order to get rid of these roaches.

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What are the Effective Ways to Get Rid of Horse Flies?

Monday, 19. May 2014 5:48 | Author:

Horse flies or gadflies or March flies are large sized noisy buzzing flies. These notorious insects are found all over America and in all other countries of the world. In order to control them, appropriate insecticides must be used such as baits, sprays and traps. Here is a detailed description on some easy methods to get rid of horse flies. [...]

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5 Geographical Regions in the USA Where Termites Thrive

Monday, 19. May 2014 5:39 | Author:

Termites are eusocial insects that feed on dead plant material such as wood, leaf litter, soil, or animal dung. These are found in tropical and sub-tropical area; so these regions need more termite killer projects and termite treatment procedures. Termite colonies can mature from hundreds to several million individuals. The activity level of a termite and active species vary from region to region.

Some well-known species of termites are damp wood, dry wood, Formosan and subterranean termites. Each of them is found in specific regions of the United States of America. This is because they thrive in regions that offer the right balance of moisture such as dry or damp and appropriate temperature such as above or below freezing point for colonies to thrive. Following is the classification of termites according to the regions where they thrive in USA to aid in your termite control plan.

    Dry wood termites characteristically cannot survive below freezing point so they live in southern states and adjoining areas. These areas do not reach freezing temperatures during the winter.
    Subterranean termites sustain a wider range of temperatures. So they are found every state except Alaska.
    Formosan termites are also prevalent in the southern United States; provinces include Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
    Damp wood termites are located in Southwest parts on the Pacific coast, and also in central and southern Florida. These termites do not infest building structures.

Hopefully the above information will be useful for you during a termite treatment process. Like the post? Feel free to leave a comment below.

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