With so many beneficial adaptations in their favor, it's easy to see how bedbugs have spread to such prolific success. They can lay 12 eggs a day, survive for weeks without eating and are resistant to most pesticides in use today. Their ability to hide away, multiply and travel has made them nearly impossible to stop, but these invasive pests do have a few weaknesses for luckless homeowners to exploit. These five biological chinks in a bed bug's armor can make all the difference when you are trying to permanently destroy a colony. [Read More]
Does Your Apartment Building Have Pests? Learn How To Prevent Them
As a property owner, you are required to keep your building free of pests for your tenants. Unfortunately, pests do pop up from time to time and you need to take care of them. When everyone in your building works together, it is possible to keep the building free of those pesky pests. Try following these Eco-friendly tips that will keep them at bay. Control The Garbage An easy way to attract pests to your building is with exposed garbage. [Read More]
5 Things Canadians Need To Know About Scorpions
Scorpions are usually thought of as a desert dwelling creature, but surprisingly, they are found in a wide variety of habitats. Scorpions can even live in Canada! Here's what you need to know about scorpions. What kinds of scorpions live in Canada? Canada doesn't have the wide variety of scorpion species that warmer places have. There are only two types of scorpions here: Sun scorpions and Northern scorpions. Sun scorpions are very small, reaching lengths of only 2 cm. [Read More]
Could A Bed Bug "Trap" Be On The Way?
If you've ever suffered from a bed bug infestation, you probably already know about the time, emotional energy, and expense associated with a full-home bed bug treatment. However, there could be a new and improved treatment option on the way. Scientists have recently developed a type of trap that may be able to eliminate bed bugs for good. Read on to learn more about this new invention, as well as what you can do to prevent future bed bugs before it becomes widely available. [Read More]