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10 STEPS TO PREVENT SPIDER BITES

June 1, 2017 8:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

⦁ Make sure nothing on beds comes in contact with the floor or the walls, such as dust ruffles, comforters, bed canopies, etc. ⦁ When picking up piles of dirty laundry, don’t hug it to your body. Pick it up piece by piece and put in a laundry basket. ⦁ Wear gloves and a long sleeve shirt or jacket when cleaning up in garages or basements. ⦁ Shake out shoes or clothing items that have been laying on the floor before putting them on. ⦁ Shake out sporting items such as skates, baseball gloves and bike helmets before putting them... View Article


The Horror of Bed Bugs

May 20, 2017 8:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

All members of the bed bug family feed on the blood of birds or mammals. The common bed bug, Cimex lectularius, attacks man, as does the Eastern bat bed bug, Cimex adjunctus. There are also other species which attack bats, pigeons, and rodents. Bed bugs are active only at night, usually just before dawn. During the day they hide in cracks and crevices in walls, floors, beds and furniture. When only a few bed bugs are present, they live close to human sleeping areas; when numerous, they can be found in many rooms of the house. A characteristic “bed bug... View Article


Beware of Brown Recluse Spiders

May 1, 2017 8:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The brown recluse spider inhabits the majority of man-made structures in the eastern half of Kansas, but can be found throughout the state. Spiders of this species construct loose, irregular webs in undisturbed places. Indoors, it often resides behind baseboards or in wall voids and attics but may be found under shelves or boxes, in storage areas, or in clothing that is hanging or folded.Unlike the widow spiders, brown recluse spiders are hunters. From March or April through September they leave their webs each night to search for insects or other spiders as prey. Males and females are similar in... View Article


Are These Carpenter Ants?

April 20, 2017 8:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Ants feed upon every food consumed by man and are troublesome household pests. Some ant species feed predominantly on sweets, whereas others prefer meat and grease. Ants also act as scavengers and as predators of other insects. Ants have chewing mouthparts, heavy mandibles suitable for biting, cutting and gnawing. The smallest ants are less than one-sixteenth of an inch long and the largest ant species attains a length of 1 1/2 inch. When a newly mated female discards her wings, digs a nest and produces eggs, an ant colony is established. She nourishes the first brood through the larval stage.... View Article


Got Termites?

April 5, 2017 8:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Termites are found in every part of the United States except Alaska. Termites damage more homes every year than fires. The cost of termite damage is about twice that of storm damage. Termite colonies can number in the millions. A termite queen can lay thousands of eggs a year and live for up to 30 years. A mature colony eats one-fifth of an ounce of wood a day. Termites may survive independently of the soil if a moisture source is available. TERMIDOR IS YOUR SOLUTION AND THE WORLD’S BEST TERMITICIDE. 100% Effective The key ingredient in your plan is Termidor... View Article