Tag: Atlanta Pest Control
Take Precautions Against a Variety of Pests This Winter
Bug Busters USA shares information on common pests that invade homes during the colder months When Old Man Winter arrives, some pests go into hibernation while others move indoors in search of food and warmth away from the impending snowy weather. We encourage homeowners to brush up on some tips to protect their home from…Read More
Why Are Asian Ladybugs Infesting Georgia Homes Georgia And Hurting Dogs?
Georgia is home to an abundance of arthropod pests, including scorpions, yellow jackets, kissing bugs, black widows, cockroaches, stink bugs and an abundance of bacteria-spreading fly species. Residents of the state are well aware of this, but many residents may not be aware that their state is also home to an unusually high population of…Read More
Millipedes Can Be A Nuisance Within And Around Homes, And They Can Also Burn Human Skin
Millipedes in North America are understudied arthropods. Several species inhabiting the eastern US have been described, but many more undocumented species exist in all regions of the US. It is somewhat surprising that millipedes are understudied in the US considering that many species are well documented as infesting homes in large numbers. Perhaps even more…Read More
The Florida Woods Cockroach Species Secretes A Foul-Smelling Fluid That Can Burn Human Skin
Due to Georgia’s humid subtropical climate, virtually all of the 70 cockroach species in the United States can be found in the state. Georgia is home to “domestic” cockroach species, like German cockroaches, that can live out their entire lives within homes and buildings. Several “peridomestic” species are also considered pests in the state, but…Read More
Which Insect Pests In Georgia Are Most Likely To Feed On Stored Food Kept Within Kitchen Cupboards And Pantries?
Finding out that your home is infested with bugs is always a serious downer, but some insect pests are worse than others. While a cockroach infestation might be commonly regarded as one of the most nightmarish scenarios imaginable, bed bug infestations often cause victims a degree of distress that no other type of insect infestation…Read More
Stink Bug Infestations Can Be Harmful To Your Health
Several years ago news stories began to pop up with sensational headlines claiming how stink bug infestations would soon be invading Georgia where they would make life miserable for homeowners. At the time, many of these predictions may have seemed dubious to most Georgia residents, but it did not take long before residents began to…Read More
Are Pest Control Professionals Required To Inspect Certain Areas Of A Home For Termite Damage?
At the moment, termites are the most problematic insect pests in Georgia. This comes as no surprise, as this time of year sees the greatest size and frequency of termite swarms in the state. If you see what appear to be small flying ants near or within your home, and little dead bugs collecting in…Read More
Why Did A Woman Choose To Spend Over A Month Locked Within A Glass Box Containing Thousands Of Deadly Scorpions?
It is well known that spiders and scorpions are commonly feared. Due to this common knowledge, those who do not fear arachnids often show off their fearlessness by openly handling creepy-crawlies in front of onlookers. You have probably encountered this type before, but anyone who takes this showboating to the next level by lying within…Read More
Authorities Struggle To Control A Massive Swarm Of Locusts That Descended Upon The Most Visited Holy Site In The World, Frightening Large Crowds Of Worshippers
The well known story concerning a “plague of locusts” literally raining down from the sky as a form of revenge against evil-doers may be mocked today as a mere fantasy thought up by ancient wise men, but such an event is not only possible, it just happened. However, the recent plague of locusts that, strangely…Read More
Interactive Pest & Insect Games For Kids
Love games? Play the interactive insect and pest games, or try to ace our quizzes on bug trivia. Mysterious and exciting, the world of pests challenges us to understand what attracts them to our homes and yards. Test your pest knowledge and skills with these insect and bug games for kids of all ages! Bug…Read More