Pest Management

Yellow Jackets

Yellow Jackets

Yellow jacket stings pose significant health threats to humans, as they are territorial and will sting if threatened. They are known to sting repeatedly and can cause allergic reactions. Yellow jackets and other stinging insects send over 500,000...

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Earwigs

Earwigs

The name earwig, which literally means “ear creature,” originated from the widespread superstition that these insects crawl into the ears of sleeping people. Moreover, many individuals believed that once the earwig gained access into the human...

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Fleas

Fleas

Fleas can transmit a number of diseases to man, most important of which is plague. In the 14th Century, this disease, known as the “Black Death”, killed a quarter of the population of Europe (some 25 million people). In 1665, an epidemic in...

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Centipedes

Centipedes

Centipedes or “hundred-leggers” are predators that use sharp fangs to inject venom into the insects and other small creatures on which they feed. Centipedes are usually active at night and hide in cracks or under objects. They prefer...

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Millipedes

Millipedes

Millipedes normally live in cool, damp places such as those found under stones, leaf mold, mulch, compost heaps, piles of grass clippings, and brick pathways. At certain times of the year millipedes become restless and migrate from their normal...

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Cockroaches

Cockroaches

Health Concerns from Roaches Cockroach excrement and cast skins also contain a number of allergens to which many people exhibit allergic responses, such as skin rashes, watery eyes and sneezing, congestion of nasal passages, and asthma. How we...

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