Why Pest Control is So Important

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Share this Post  annoying, destructive, and simply yucky… There you have it, if you want to be less annoyed, to have your things not destroyed, and to be grossed out on a much less frequent basis, then it’s important for you to have a solution for the pests surrounding your home. Wait, you think I’m being too simplistic!? Okay, I … Read More

The Earwig

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Share this Post The Earwig is a member of the scientific order, Dermaptera, meaning “skin wings”. They are odd little insects with even stranger myths surrounding it.  These insects have two pairs of wings, an outer pair of short forewings and a pair of membranous wings folded beneath them.  Some of these bugs can fly, but not all of them.  … Read More

The Flea

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Share this Post Fleas are tiny flightless insects from the order Siphonaptera. They are external parasites of both mammals and birds, and live off the blood of their hosts. Adults usually dark brown and about 3 mm long. They have a sideways flattened body allowing them to move through the host’s fur easily and have mouth-parts designed for piercing skin and … Read More

Subterranean Termites

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Formosan Subterranean Termite workers and soldiers

Share this Post While there are a few different species of termites in Texas, all with their own habits and behaviors, the Native Eastern Subterranean Termite is the most common, followed closely by the Formosan Subterranean Termite. So, these guys are who we’re going to focus on in this post. The Termite’s job in nature is to break down dead … Read More

The Brown Recluse

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Share this Post The Brown Recluse is also known as The Fiddle-Back Spider  or The Loxosceles Reclusa  Brown Recluse Spiders have small bodies and long, equal length legs, and an abdomen in the shape of an oval. An adult’s body only measures approximately 1/4” to 1/2” inch long. Their bodies are generally brown in color and they have a distinguishing dark violin-shaped mark … Read More

The Black Widow

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Black Widow Spider On Her Web

Share this Post Latrodectus, the Black Widow, the spider with the red hourglass on its back is one of the most iconic and feared spiders in the world.  Its likeness can be found in movies, both monstrous and mundane, and even in the form of a certain superhero assassin.  Are they truly so deserving of this reputation?  What is the real … Read More