Move In Or Move On?

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Do you love moving? Probably not. According to MovingLabor.com, peak moving months in the United States start on May 25th, and end on Sept. 6th. And while the peak months have passed, homes are still being bought and sold all throughout the year. In fact, moving companies, closing fees, and other subindustries in the moving… View Article

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… View Article

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… View Article

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… View Article

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… View Article

The Zika Virus: Here’s What You Should Know

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BZZZT. “OUCH!” *SLAP* When people talk about mosquitoes and diseases, Dengue Fever or Malaria are usually what’s mentioned. However, recent global developments have added another mosquito-borne disease to the list: the Zika virus. You might have asked, “what is the Zika virus?” “Could I catch it?” “How can it be treated?” Almost two months ago, the WHO… View Article