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Books, Bunks & Bed Bugs – How to Keep Your College Dorm Bed Bug Free

2019-08-12T16:02:44+00:00

Books, Bunks & Bed Bugs – How to Keep Your College Dorm Bed Bug Free Reports of bed bug infestations have seen significant rise in recent years. Increases in travel are spreading infestations near and far. You do not have to travel however to introduce an infestation of bed bugs. Being vigilant is key in [...]

Books, Bunks & Bed Bugs – How to Keep Your College Dorm Bed Bug Free2019-08-12T16:02:44+00:00

Pest Free is the way to BBQ

2019-07-09T00:55:20+00:00

Pest Free is the way to BBQ – Tips to Keep Away Unwanted Guests With summer in full swing, many of us have joined the 85% of consumers who acknowledge their love of picnics, barbeques and outdoor leisure activities. In preparing to host events, something that is often overlooked by event hosts are the pests [...]

Pest Free is the way to BBQ2019-07-09T00:55:20+00:00

Tips to Keep the Bite out of Your Summer

2019-06-13T19:02:49+00:00

Tips to Keep the Bite out of Your Summer Along with the warm weather of summer comes outdoor adventures and activities that increase exposure to ticks and mosquitoes, insects which may transmit severe or sometimes fatal diseases. With cases of West Nile Virus and Lyme disease on the rise in recent years based on reports [...]

Tips to Keep the Bite out of Your Summer2019-06-13T19:02:49+00:00

Masked Hunter

2017-10-25T18:15:18+00:00

Part of the Assassin Bug family, masked hunter adults are approximately 10-12mm in length.  They are very dark brown to black in color and have a narrow head with a distinct beak protruding from below.  Their front legs are slightly thickened in comparison to their other legs, which is an adaptation for grasping and holding [...]

Masked Hunter2017-10-25T18:15:18+00:00

House Dust Mites

2018-08-03T17:53:50+00:00

**Conventional pesticides sold over-the-counter as well as those available to pest control professionals are not to be used for the control of house dust mites.  This is for informational purposes only and is not meant to replace the advice of a medical professional or for self-diagnosis. ** House dust mites are tiny with adults measuring [...]

House Dust Mites2018-08-03T17:53:50+00:00

Scabies in Humans and Pets

2018-08-03T17:53:50+00:00

*Scabies is a medically treated parasite and can not be controlled by a pest control professional.  Contact your physician for treatment.  This is for informational purposes only and is not meant to replace the advice of a medical professional or for self-diagnosis.* The human form of Sarcoptes scabiei is the result of an infestation of [...]

Scabies in Humans and Pets2018-08-03T17:53:50+00:00

Bird Mites

2015-12-14T17:59:04+00:00

Bird mites are miniscule, flattened parasites that feed on the blood of birds.  The short lifecycle of bird mites, which contains five stages, enables bird mite populations to rapidly increase, sometimes into the tens of thousands in a single nest.  The only life stage of bird mite that is visible to the naked eye is [...]

Bird Mites2015-12-14T17:59:04+00:00

Demodex folliculorum (Human Demodex Mites)

2015-12-14T17:58:32+00:00

**Demodex folliculorum and other demodex species, when a problem are a medically treated parasite and can not be controlled by a pest control professional.  Treatment must be directed by your physician (or veterinarian in regards to demodex species on pets) when necessary.  This is for informational purposes only and is not meant to replace the [...]

Demodex folliculorum (Human Demodex Mites)2015-12-14T17:58:32+00:00

Bat Bugs

2018-08-03T17:53:50+00:00

Until recent years, when bed bugs have exploded in population and spread worldwide, bat bugs were the most common of the 5 closely related species of bloodsucking bugs that are found in Colorado.  Bats and occasionally birds accessing attic and wall void areas for the purpose of raising their young may be infested with bat [...]

Bat Bugs2018-08-03T17:53:50+00:00

Swallow Bugs

2018-08-03T17:53:50+00:00

Swallow Bug Nymph Swallow bugs are parasites of cliff swallows and occasionally barn swallows.  Bed bugs swallow bugs and bat bugs are among 5 species of a family of bloodsucking insects in Colorado.  Unlike bed bugs which are commonly active year-round within homes, swallow bugs are typically dormant during periods when swallows are [...]

Swallow Bugs2018-08-03T17:53:50+00:00