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YOUR GUIDE TO EARWIGS

If you’re wondering if earwigs actually climb in your ears, don’t worry it’s a myth with no scientific data to prove that they do. Technically any bug could climb where every they choose, though, are they targeting your ears? Never. Earwigs are odd looking insects that have pincers protruding from their abdomen. They use these … Read more

KNOW YOUR STINGING INSECTS

Have you been stung by a stinging insect? Not sure what kind of stinging insect it was? We can help you figure that out. Stinging insects can include: wasps, hornets, bees, yellow jackets and mud daubers. The National Pest Management Association reports that stinging insects send more than half a million people to the emergency … Read more

CARPET BEETLES AND YOUR HOME

Have you seen a carpet beetle? The adults are roughly 1-4mm in length, oval shaped and normally either black, white, tan, yellow or orange patterned. The larvae are light brown to black and covered in dense, barbed hairs with distinct golden hairs on the abdomen. The larvae are usually slightly larger than the adult beetles, … Read more

WHITE FOOTED ANTS AND YOUR HOME

White footed ants get their common name from their very light-colored feet. Mature colonies can range anywhere from 8,000 to 3 million individuals with as many as 33% of them being reproductive. They’re on average black to brown with pale yellowish-white feet as well as about 1/8” in size. Prefers to feed on honeydew and … Read more

STORED PRODUCT PESTS

It’s not uncommon to purchase a box of noodles or bag of rice to find that it’s been packaged with pests, but don’t fret this also doesn’t happen all the time. Stored product pests can include beetles, weevils, moths and mites. These pests can infest whole grains or processed foods. The first sign of a … Read more

GERMAN ROACHES AND YOUR HOME

The German Cockroach, one of the most common species of cockroach found worldwide. While infestations occur in a variety of human occupied spaces, they’re most often associated with restaurants, food processing facilities, hotels, nursing homes and other institutional facilities. They’re light brown to tan with two dark, almost parallel stripes located on their backs, just … Read more

BIG HEADED ANTS AND YOUR HOME

Big Headed Ants are an invasive species that are common in subtropical climates like South Florida. They can be difficult to control due to single colonies having multiples queens. Multiple colonies can completely take over a landscape, across multiple property lines. These soil nesting ants have a diet of smaller insects and sweet honeydew found … Read more

HOW TO NOTICE A BED BUG INFESTATION

Bed bugs are nocturnal and their bites are often mistaken for mosquito bites or other insects. In fact, some people show no reaction at all to bed bug bites. Do you think you have bed bugs in your home? Well, we’re going to deep dive into everything you need to know to see if you’re … Read more

KNOW YOUR SPIDERS

In South Florida we have a plethora of spider species living amongst us. Its good to know what kind of spider you’re dealing with, and if its venomous or not. Let’s take a look over some spiders that you may come in contact with. Black Widow: Most recognized by the red hourglass shape on the … Read more

APHIDS IN CHRISTMAS TREES

Aphids are small, soft bodied insects that feed by sucking the nutrient-rich liquids out of plants. Now this time of year, you can find a lot of people purchasing real Christmas trees. Nothing adds that emphasis of the holiday like a fresh pine smelling tree for the holidays. Though some people might not be so … Read more