Pittsburgh American Cockroach

10 Gross Facts About American Cockroach Infestations

The sight of a cockroach the size of a human thumb crawling out of your bathroom drain and scampering across your sink or tub is repulsive enough to send a cold shiver up and down most spines. Like an entity from beyond the darkest realms, the presence of even one of these insects is truly frightening to behold. The filth they …

why fear bald faced hornet

9 Seriously Horrifying Reasons To Fear The Bald-Faced Hornet

The penned thoughts of the most imaginative writer of scary stories may effectively delve into the darker realms of the netherworld, but there are some horrors in the natural cosmos that are even more terrifying, and they are often overlooked as subjects in tales that chill and thrill. These anomalies deliver an intense burst of fear …

Pittsburgh Carpet Beetle Exterminator

Ridding Your Pittsburgh Home of Carpet Beetle Infestations

So named because they infest carpeting, these invasive pests are similar to clothes moths, and they also feed on other items composed of wool, fur, felt, silk, feathers, skins, and leather. Commonly attacked items include: sweaters, scarves, coats, blankets, down pillows and comforters, upholstery, toys, decorative …

Cockroaches Spread Disease

Will German Cockroaches Soon Be Impossible To Kill?

Along with tales of alligators inhabiting dark and dank urban sewers, there is also an enduring myth that cockroaches can survive a nuclear explosion. While no human would ever be on hand to verify this allegation after such a cataclysmic event, it is true that cockroaches are well known for both their resilience …

Summer Bed Bug Prevention Pittsburgh

12 Summer Bed Bug Prevention Tips For Pittsburgh Homes

Bed bugs are ancient, parasitic insects that feed on the blood of humans. They are approximately 1/4 of an inch long, oval in shape and usually reddish-brown in color.  Their bodies resemble apple seeds, and they can be found wherever humans congregate such as: homes; apartment and office buildings; hotels; train cars …

Pittsburgh Summer Pest Control Tips

12 Simple Ways To Pest Proof Your Pittsburgh Summer

When those long languid days basking in the warmth of the sun arrive, the moment has also come for encouraging Pittsburgh home-owners to pest proof their homes. Summer is a beautiful season in Western Pennsylvania. Outdoor activities, such as barbecues and other get-togethers, are very common …