Introducing the Pesticide Reduction Coalition

Pesticides and Us Pesticides have, for many years, been a mixed blessing. When DDT was first developed, it seemed to be the answer to the spread of malaria and other dangerous diseases. But over time, harmful impact on the environment, particularly birds, led scientists and governments to ban its use. Today, many pesticides are in … More »

When is Ant Season?

Google “ant season” and you find responses for most times of the year, including December, April and July. Fact is, there is no single “ant season.” Ants may choose to enter buildings at any time of year seeking shelter from the elements, whether that means rain and cold or dry heat. And, of course, food … More »

Buying a Home or Moving? Consider Proactive Pest Identification

Relocating your family or your business is a complicated process and there are many things to keep in mind as you look at properties. Something you shouldn’t neglect is the possible presence of “roommates” waiting for you in the form of insects, spiders and rodents already in residence. Experts say that at least some of … More »

On the Trail of Bed Bugs

Continuing our recent discussion of bedbugs, we offer an interesting recent study on the movement of those notorious insects. Despite considerable research in recent years, certain behaviors of the bed bug remain poorly understood. While their movement between apartments in a multiplex has long been suspected, it has never been empirically proven. However, a research … More »