Category: Pest Control Tips

Do Crickets Bite?

Do Crickets Bite?

Do crickets bite? While crickets are not normally known for biting, they can and will bite humans if they feel threatened. Biting is a self-defense mechanism in crickets. If you are trying to rid your house of a cricket infestation, wear gloves should you attempt to remove them by hand. Otherwise, it might be wise […]

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Identifying Mouse Droppings vs Rat Droppings

Identifying Mouse Droppings vs Rat Droppings

Mouse Droppings vs Rat Droppings Rodents are common household pests, especially in Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. However, many homeowners often do not know if they have mice or rats. Identifying mouse droppings vs rat droppings can help you, and a pest control company, resolve the problem faster. You may recognize the telltale signs […]

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How to Kill Oriental Cockroaches

How to Kill Oriental Cockroaches

Oriental cockroaches are common pests that Northern Virginia and Maryland homeowners do not want to see. After all, nobody wants cockroaches in their home!  In this article, we will investigate some of the most effective ways to get rid of Oriental cockroaches, how to prevent Oriental cockroaches from invading your house, and whether or not […]

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FAQs On Real Estate Termite Reports

FAQs On Real Estate Termite Reports

Do You Need A WDI Inspection? A real estate termite report is often required by law for homes that are new purchases or being refinanced. Lenders need to know that the home is worth lending money for, so they will require that an expert perform a home inspection to check for any signs of termite […]

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Understanding Fruit Flies vs. Gnats

Understanding Fruit Flies vs. Gnats

Fruit Flies vs Gnats Fruit flies and gnats may look similar; however, they are very different when it comes to size, shape, and color. Fruit flies and gnats also occupy different habitats and may be drawn to infest a home by different attractants. In this article, we will give you clues to identify the differences […]

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Are Wolf Spiders Dangerous?

Are Wolf Spiders Dangerous?

Wolf spiders are commonly spider found in Virginia and Maryland. While they typically inhabit wooded areas, they frequently make their way into homes. They can be identified by their dark bodies with lighter markings in the center. They also have eight eyes - a distinctive set of eyes with two large eyes on top of […]

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