Tag: Pest Control
A Public School And A Waffle House Location In Georgia Were Penalized For Having A Roach Infested Kitchen
There seems to be a string of cockroach infested kitchens popping up in Georgia, and all of them in places that had received almost perfect scores after their previous health inspections. Not only that, they dropped in their scores by 40 points or more, going from an A rating to a low C. That is…Read More
Stink Bugs And Other Insects Will Soon Be Seeking Refuge Within Georgia Homes
Due to Georgia’s geographic location in the humid southeast United States, the climate in the state is ideal for insects, many of which are pests that often infest homes. Residents of the state are certainly aware of this fact, as the Census Bureau’s 2017 American Housing Survey named Atlanta as number four in its list…Read More
A Non-Native Spider Species Is Helping To Reduce Georgia’s Dreaded Stink Bug Population
You would be surprised how many non-native spider and insect species land on our shores from other far away countries. They usually enter through shipping containers bringing in produce and other items from foreign countries, then will hop on a truck or a car and spread from there. These non-native species can travel pretty far…Read More
The Palmetto Bugs That Are Commonly Found In Georgia Homes Can Cause Illness And Become Stuck Within A Body Cavity
If you don’t live in Georgia, or anywhere else in the deep southeast, then you may not have much to say about palmetto bugs. But if you do live in the southeast, then you certainly hate the creatures, unless you enjoy giant winged cockroaches flying into your face. For those who are unfamiliar with palmetto…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
The Science Of Bugs Was Founded By An Unlikely Figure
The Science Of Bugs Was Founded By An Unlikely Figure It may be hard to believe, but the scientific field concerned with the study of bugs has not always been popular. This particular academic field of study is now referred to as “entomology”. Although many people may be well aware of the science of entomology,…Read More
Are There Any Dangerous Centipede Species Within North America?
Just like millipedes, centipedes are arthropods that belong to the chilopoda class. There currently exists over 3,000 documented species of centipede, but experts believe that as many as 8,000 species exist within the world. Centipedes possess between 30 and 100 legs, depending on the species. In North America, the most common centipede is the house-centipede,…Read More
Bug Busters USA Reminds homeowners that pest proofing is still important in winter season
With warm weather pests like mosquitoes and bees less active in the relatively colder winter season across the country, many homeowners may feel their pest-proofing duties are done until springtime, but that is not the case. Bug Busters USA is working to help educate the public on the importance of pest proofing throughout the seasons,…Read More
Where Do Bugs Go During The Winter?
Some bugs migrate to warmer climates during the winter months; some hibernate, while others are learning to stick out the cold months thanks to global warming. Bugs have a variety of ways of surviving the winter months. Often times spiders, insects and all types of arthropods will resort to “invasion” in order to avoid succumbing…Read More
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