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Mice can live without a water source. They get their water from the food they eat. This allows them to live and nest in areas far away from regular water sources.
Cockroaches have been around for 320 million years. Many species share habitats with humans. They can passively transport pathogenic microbes which my cause disease and even trigger allergic reactions.
Ants feed on practically every kind of food but those entering homes are often looking for sweets and/or protein-containing substances. Besides being an annoyance for most of us, ants can spread germs and disease in your stored food products. Some species can even cause structural damage to your home or business.
The female house spider lays approximately 50 eggs in a silken sac. Nine egg sacs are common in a season and these sacs hatch after a week depending on environmental conditions.
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You probably already know that most people are repulsed by the simple sight of cockroaches. If you are personally dealing with a cockroach infestation, the feelings of disgust are probably even more intense. Unfortunately, the cold winter weather tends to be one of the reasons this pest ends up in your home in the first place, according to Any Pest. While you may know that you don't want to share your home with cockroaches this winter, there are a number of interesting facts about this pest that you've probably never heard.
It's difficult to cross a city street without seeing a flock of pigeons near a park or any area where people gather for a snack. In suburban areas, sparrow nests are as likely to be built in roof gutters, drain pipes and vents as they are in treetops. Some people may consider these scenes to be picturesque, but they can also be troublesome to both businesses and homeowners.
With the promise of summer also comes the promise of bugs. Homeowners have to stay vigilant, lest they find ants - or worse - rifling through their food.
During the summer months, some people love to go camping with family and friends. Yet this fun trip can be ruined with a few unwanted visitors, most notably different types of bugs. Crawling spiders, hungry mosquitoes and buzzing flies can become annoying quickly. How can you avoid these pests when you're outdoors? Consider these tips to keep bugs out of your campsite.
When you're being chased by a buzzing yellow insect with wings, determining which type of bee it is is probably the last thing you're thinking about. However, as spring brings warmer weather and lovely flowers, it will also welcome pollinating bees. When this happens, you're going to want to know how to prevent each type of bee from invading your property.
As they embark on a summer of outdoor gatherings and gardening, people are preoccupied with enjoying the good weather. But they're not alone when they head out for fresh air and evenings on the patio under strings of twinkling lights. It's also the season of pests, from the four-legged varieties to stinging insects and those that crawl on the ground.
When you're a restaurant owner, one of the most embarrassing things that can happen to you is having a diner return their meal because they found a pest in it. Not only is this just plain unsanitary, but it's completely preventable. According to Food Service Warehouse, nearly three out of ten restaurant diners told the publication that they would leave and never return to an establishment where they saw a cockroach or other type of pest. Are you prepared to lose that amount of business?
During the winter especially, it's not uncommon to find rodent droppings around your home, particularly if you live in a rural, country area. It may not seem like anything more than a nuisance to some, but, unfortunately, rodents invading your home can be a little more harmful than you think. In fact, according to the National Pest Management Association, rats and mice can spread more than 35 different diseases. Diseases spread by rodents can be spread directly, from handling dead or live rodents, or indirectly, through other pests such as fleas or ticks that may have come in contact with an infested rodent.