Mosquito Season is Here!

May to October is typically known as mosquito season.  We have started receiving calls about them and you may start to notice you’re getting a few nibbles while out in the yard.  Because of the Zika Virus, it’s important to be aware of the news and travel info that the CDC is sending out. Prevention is really the key to …

Love Bugs

https://primepest.net/Valentine’s Day may be over, but the Love Bug season will be here soon!  The Love Bug, Plecia nearctica, is sometimes referred to as a honeymoon fly, kissing bug or a double headed bug.  It is common to Central America and South East United States.  The love bug typically has 2 flights, once in early spring and then another in late summer. …

The Boxelder Bug

December 30, 2015 Latin name: Boisea trivittata   (“tri” – three and “vittata” – banded) Where does it live: North America in boxelder, maple and ash trees Size: The adults will grow to about 12.5 millimeters Color: They are primarily dark brown or black with red wing veins and markings on the bottom Diet: The feed almost exclusively on the …

What’s Living in Your Christmas Tree?

Thanksgiving is over and December is here in full swing!  Many of us are getting ready for our yearly holiday traditions and that may include purchasing a Christmas tree.  You may even be planning on cutting one down yourself this year!  Well, whether you are planning on purchasing your tree already cut from a Big Box store or attempting to …

Rodent Proof Your Home in 3 Steps

You feel it don’t you?  The air is crisp and cool.  There is a slight chill in the morning.  You’ve pulled your favorite afghan out of storage…..Fall is here! As fall approaches, mice and rats will start looking for warmth, food, and shelter.  Most rodents live in woods and fields, but there are three species of mice and rats that …