Pest Control- Weekly Links
Carpenter Ant Awareness Week
Hereâ€™s an article discussing the appearance, lifecycle, habits, and behavior of bird mites. Moreâ€¦
Have You Seen the Asian Tiger Mosquito?
Our pest of the week is the Asian Tiger Mosquito. Turns out that this flying pest is also common in California. Hereâ€™s what you need to know. Moreâ€¦
Asian Cockroaches In Charlotte, NC
Out of all the different species of cockroaches, the Asian cockroach just might be the most difficult to control. One of the reasons these roaches are so difficult to control, is because they can fly. In fact, Asian cockroaches have been known to fly well over 120 feet. Moreâ€¦
Dealing with Fire Ants Near Your House
Fire ants are considered to be one the most dangerous pests in North America. With the ability to attack and kill small animals and inject venom that may cause an allergic reaction in some people, theyâ€™re one pest you simply donâ€™t want near your home. Moreâ€¦
Pest Of The Week: The Asian Tiger Mosquito
With black and white striped legs, similar to that of a tiger, the Asian Tiger Mosquito has become a serious pest control issue throughout much of the Eastern United States. These flying pests are actually native to the tropics of Southern Asia, but were unintentionally transported to the United States around 1985; in a shipment of used tires.
Recently, states like New Jersey have had an influx of Asian Tiger Mosquitoes, with reports of huge swarms descending on the state. These mosquitoes are closely associated with humans, more so than other species of mosquitoes, because they are not attributed strictly to wetlands. Additionally, while most mosquitoes only bite during the dawn and dusk hours, the Asian Tiger Mosquito will bite and feed all day long; even during the daytime.