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Warning: Smelly Bugs Invading

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As certain as the hot summer months arrive throughout the US, so too do the bugs. They enter our homes looking for shelter from the elements. During these home invasions, many homeowners will likely see a familiar pest… The invasive brown marmorated stink bug! The invasive brown marmorated stinkbug has been a serious pest problem… Read More

Africanized Bees Still a Problem

Honey Bee Looking Right At You

  News recently broke about a Pflugerville, Texas man that is in stable condition after being stung more than 300 times by a colony of Africanized Bees. The 40-year-old warehouse worker was trying to move a cabinet when he disturbed a massive colony containing some 125,000 bees. It is unknown how the man escaped the… Read More

Concerns Over Aerial Spraying For Mosquitoes

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View image | gettyimages.com Much of the United States has been under attack by mosquitoes, and experts believe the mosquito problem is going to get worse. These mosquito attacks have many people worried because of the possibility of a West Nile Virus infection. CNN reports, this year’s West Nile Virus outbreak is the largest the… Read More

March Madness Bug Style

It’s that time of year again… The nation has succumbed to March Madness fever. With the NCAA basketball tournament underway this week, millions of us across the globe have carefully filled out our brackets; penciling in our alma-matters to the final four, confident who the next Cinderella team is going to be. In fact, March… Read More

Austin Bats In Danger?

Every year some 100,000 plus people visit Austin’s Congress Avenue Bridge to witness one of nature’s marvels. During summer evenings, upwards of 1.5 million bats emerge from the crevices of the bridge, almost like a black cloud, to feed on millions of insects. It’s a spectacular site that generates $10 Million in tourism revenue each… Read More

Zombie Ladybugs

Zombie Ladybug Cocoon

Zombies are all the rage these days from hit Hollywood movies, to the critically acclaimed The Walking Dead television series; with some cities even sponsoring Zombie runs. In the bug world, we’ve become acquainted with zombie ants and zombie bees; now we can add zombie ladybugs to the mix. In news of the completely cool… Read More

Identifying Termites in Your Home

Inspecting for termites

The last thing we want as homeowners are termites eating our investment. Have you noticed any signs of termite damage around your property? Is there a chance termites are chewing on the wood that holds up your home? These are great questions that we in the pest control industry struggle to answer on a routine… Read More

The Most Loved Bugs

For many of us, the term “most loved bugs” seems like an oxymoron. While many bugs do have some redeeming qualities; most of us wouldn’t say we love bugs like blood sucking bedbugs, stinging wasps, biting ants, destructive termites, or disease carrying cockroaches. Still, despite the bad reputations of some bugs, there are actually several… Read More