Although spiders don't wreak as much havoc on your home and landscape as other pests (like rats or mice) might, they can pose a serious risk to the health and safety of your family. Many varieties of spiders are venomous. A spider bite can be extremely dangerous, especially for those who have a compromised immune system, children, or the elderly. Keeping spiders out of your home with the following tips will ensure that your family members will be protected against the potential dangers of a spider bite in the future.
While small, bed bugs make a big impact. Not only will they affect your home, but they can also affect your health. If you are bitten by one or more of these small pests, you may develop swelling and inflammation that is itchy and uncomfortable. In addition, the bites can become infected, which will be even more dangerous. If you spend a good amount of time and energy on pest control for your home, you may think you are safe from bed bugs.
At first, you probably just thought it was a mosquito bite. But then, they kept showing up, and you finally noticed those telltale black specks that indicate mites. Discovering any type of pest in your home is always cause for concern. However, finding what you believe are black pepper mites should always warrant a call for pest control services, for the following reasons. It Might Not Be Mites Identifying a mite is not as easy as it seems.
If you use an air conditioning unit to cool your home in warmer months, you will want to take the necessary steps in protecting the outside portion from being used as a roosting or nesting area for birds, rodents, squirrels, or insects. Failing to take precautions can lead to the dispersal of bacteria into the vented portion of your air conditioner, and that bacteria can get inside of your home. Here are some tips you can use to ensure your air conditioner remains pest free.
Dust mites are a common household pest that can cause a great deal of aggravation to respiratory conditions, like allergies, asthma, and general cold symptoms. If you notice that you have seen an uptick in any of these symptoms, you may have a dust mite infestation. Dust mites are unfortunately too small to see with the naked eye; nevertheless, there are a number of things that you can do to reduce their population.