Tag Archives: health

Infographic: The Brown Recluse Spider

Tweet How many times have you found a brown spider in your home and your immediate thought (after an earsplitting scream of course) was “ARGH, A BROWN RECLUSE!” There’s good reason that there is so much attention brought to the Brown Recluse spider. This spider is very poisonous, very dangerous, and even deadly. When they… Read More »

Helpful Guidelines for Bed Bug Pest Control

Tweet The well-known catchphrase “don’t let the bed bugs bite” has taken on a quite literal meaning in recent years. Pest control companies have been flooded with residential and commercial properties complaining of bed bug infestations that have reached a whole new level. This is thought to be partly because of increased international travel and… Read More »

Common Household Pests In The U.S.

Tweet Insects always seem to have a way to get into your house, no matter how well you guard your home against them. From ants, to cockroaches, to the common housefly, the world is full of pests that seem determined to make a nuisance of themselves in your home. Sometimes it probably seems like you’re… Read More »

How Caulking Is You First Line Of Defense Against Pests

Tweet If you’ve ever noticed flying insects, such as wasps, flying around the exterior of your house, there’s a simple reason why – they’re searching for a warm place to take up camp during the cold winter months. Sealing cracks and gaps with caulk and foam can be your first line of defense against insects… Read More »

Phoenix Scorpions: Why Do They Glow Under UV Light?

Tweet They’re frightening! They’re creepy! They sneak into our homes; hiding in our beds and even in our shoes. As if these Valley pests weren’t terrifying enough, when illuminated by ultraviolet rays from a black light, they will glow aberrant neon blue… But why? Why Do Scorpions Glow Under UV Light? Scorpions glow under ultraviolet… Read More »

17 Uncommon Cicada Facts

Tweet Although cicadas look ugly and strange, they are not dangerous. Cicadas typically live in trees or underground. They are very loud, noisy insects that make a clicking sound. Even if you have never seen one you have probably heard one. 1. Although the Cicadas do fly, they do not fly well. They are clumsy… Read More »

How I Fought Wasps Like Iron Man

Tweet As a fan of technology and something of a nerd, I have always enjoyed Iron Man comics. Here’s a hero who defeats the bad guys using not his brawn, but rather his incredible intellect. His only ‘super-power’ is his resourcefulness and his technological brilliance, and through that he has been able to throw down… Read More »

Phoenix Area Hospital Reportedly Battling Bedbugs

Tweet Phoenix Area Hospital Reportedly Battling Bedbugs Imagine being fast asleep in a hospital room guest chair when you are suddenly awakened by tiny, horrific bites. That’s exactly what happened to a Valley couple last week. According to a AZCentral report, a valley woman was waiting for her husband to recover from a surgery at… Read More »