The Roommates You Didn’t Know About

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Let’s call it like it is: if you have a house, you probably have spiders. They may be living in your basement, floorboards, attic, windowsills, or even inhabit your houseplants. But despite their reputation as outdoor pests that “randomly” appeared inside, most of your indoor spiders likely haven’t wandered into your home: Our houses are their […]

Here’s How To Send Hungry Ants Packing

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  Let’s start this off with a bang: The National Pest Management Association conducted a survey asking pest management professionals what kinds of places they’re most often called to deal with and service ants. The results? Eighty percent responded: single-family homes. The kind of home you probably live in. Whether it’s the fire ant, the odorous […]

Spring Might Stink… Here’s Why

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Spring is springing up everywhere. Little dirt piles are appearing along sidewalks as ants wake up and start making new tunnels. Tiny spiders are floating around, having the ride of their newborn lives (a process called ‘ballooning’, if you were wondering). And of course, small stinkbugs are starting to walk through the freshly green grass, looking […]

Ants Are Literally Taking Over The Planet

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One mega-colony of ants inhabits most of the world, scientists have discovered. They’re an invasive species called Argentine ants (or Linepithema humile, if you’re a bug nerd like us), and while they originated in South America, they’ve spread globally to become the ants you’ve seen in your kitchen. This spreading of the species has resulted in billions upon billions […]

Bed Bugs: How To Not Bring Them Home

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Hotels, houses, public places; it doesn’t matter. When it comes to bed bugs, nothing is safe. They’re everywhere and in everything. It’s imperative to take every precaution, to avoid picking up bed bugs while traveling. Bed bugs are the worst, and notoriously difficult to eliminate once they’ve infested a place. It’s not a stretch to say that bed […]