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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.
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.
Because of the high amount of traffic and the versatility of the facilities, pests are naturally attracted to long-term care institutions. Many nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and other care facilities include on-site kitchens and cafeterias as well as private rooms and common spaces. All of these places are susceptible to attracting pests because of the presence of food, water and viable habitats.
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.
Ants can be a real pain, especially in months with higher temperatures. They literally get into everything, whether it's an outdoor picnic, a party or even just lunch outside. It seems like these little creatures are everywhere and can quickly make a good time go bad. One of their favorite spots is near a barbecue grill, so they can dig into every meal you make. So what's a homeowner to do? Consider these tips to keep ants out if you don't want grilled ant for dinner.
Hummingbirds are one of nature's most beautiful and shy birds. Many homeowners may try to attract them using hummingbird feeders, which contain a sweet water that they love. Yet these birds aren't the only ones who appreciate sugary water. Ants do too. If hummingbirds encounter an ant in their feeder, they most likely won't come back, and this can be very frustrating for the average bird lover. Yet how are you supposed to keep this invasive pest away? Consider these tips to keep ants out of your hummingbird feeder.
Dorm rooms are a space that you can make your own while you're at college. You can decorate them and make them as cozy as you'd like so that it reminds you of home while you're away. However, this cozy home away from home becomes less comforting when you notice bed bugs crawling around your floor or resting in your bed with you. Consider these tips to keep bed bugs out of your dorm room.
Since the mid-1800s, when the first house centipedes were noticed in Pennsylvania, these many-legged creatures have been scurrying and breeding in homes across North America. If you've seen one before, you know that they can move very quickly in order to hide from you. More than 100 years ago, when many women wore dresses, house centipedes would run toward women who had spotted them to hide under their long dresses. This was one of the reasons why people became afraid of them, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture entomologist C.L. Marlatt in 1902.
You always want to keep a home safe and sound. So, when pests disturb the peace and quiet, homeowners have a tendency to get angry. Handling pests on your own can be dangerous and harmful to your and your loved ones' health. Keep your home safe and pest-free with these simple tips.