//General Crawling Insects

Asking, “Why are there so many bugs in my house?” Mug-A-Bug Pest Control is your bug exterminator with that information. Learn how to solve your crawling chaos!

Rats, Spiders & Bed Bugs OH MY!

2019-09-04T16:19:46+00:00

Rats, Spiders & Bed Bugs OH MY! Don’t let these pests scare you away this Halloween While creepy crawlers may invade your porch on Halloween night in the form of trick-or-treaters, you certainly do not want the real-life pests invading your home. Fall is prime invasion season for many rodents and insects. As the temperatures [...]

Rats, Spiders & Bed Bugs OH MY!2019-09-04T16:19:46+00:00

Its Fall Ya’ll! Tips On How To Pest Proof Your Home This Fall!

2019-09-04T16:17:10+00:00

Its Fall Ya’ll! Tips on how to pest proof your home this fall! As cooler temperatures bring cozy nights in front of the fire, warm blankets and decreases in outdoor activities. Humans are not the only ones that seek shelter from the cold. Insect and rodent pests often utilize homes and structures during cooler months [...]

Its Fall Ya’ll! Tips On How To Pest Proof Your Home This Fall!2019-09-04T16:17:10+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

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

2018-08-03T17:53:48+00:00

Integrated Pest Management, or IPM, is a pest control practice in which two or more methods are utilized in order to achieve the desired control of a target pest or pests.  In general, IPM provides effective control of the target pest(s) through monitoring of pest levels in which a threshold level has stinging insect established [...]

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)2018-08-03T17:53:48+00:00

One Time Application vs Pest Control Maintenance – How do you know which to choose?

2018-08-03T17:53:48+00:00

Clients frequently ask how they know what pest control service they need since Mug-A-Bug, Inc. offers both one time applications as well as maintenance agreements.  The most honest answer is that ever situation is different; however, there are many aspects that can be considered in order to find the best resolution for each client.   [...]

One Time Application vs Pest Control Maintenance – How do you know which to choose?2018-08-03T17:53:48+00:00

Crickets

2018-08-03T17:53:48+00:00

Colorado is home to more than 10 species of crickets.  Occasionally, crickets wander into homes and although they do not reproduce inside of homes, during times of high activity their chirping can be a nuisance to homeowners.  Only the male crickets “sing”, attempting to attract attention of the females and during their courtship.  They will [...]

Crickets2018-08-03T17:53:48+00:00

Springtails

2017-11-15T17:24:09+00:00

As their name indicates, springtails have the ability to jump several inches in the air due to an appendage tucked under their abdomen that functions as a spring-like mechanism thrusting them into the air.  This mechanism is typically utilized to escape danger or when they are disturbed.  Springtails jumping action often causes them to be [...]

Springtails2017-11-15T17:24:09+00:00

Silverfish and Firebrats

2015-12-14T17:41:42+00:00

Look-alike household pests, silverfish and firebrats can at times be difficult to tell apart.  There are subtle differences in appearance as well as the habitats in which they tend towards. Silverfish are a shiny, silver or pearl gray in color and ½ to ¾ of an inch in length.  They tend towards warm humid areas [...]

Silverfish and Firebrats2015-12-14T17:41:42+00:00

Harvestmen – a.k.a Daddy-Longlegs

2015-12-14T17:40:59+00:00

Although they belong to the same class as spiders, harvestmen or daddy-longlegs as they are more commonly called are not spiders at all.  These arachnids lack both fangs and venom.  Yes, that alone dismisses the urban myth that they are the most poisonous spiders in the world but have fangs that are too small to [...]

Harvestmen – a.k.a Daddy-Longlegs2015-12-14T17:40:59+00:00

Colorado’s Scorpions

2018-08-03T17:53:51+00:00

Scorpions are found throughout the nation, particularly in warmer climates. As Colorado falls in that category, it is not uncommon to see scorpions in those creepy cracks and crevices like piles of rocks or leaves and in wood piles or sheds. When you do see them, they are generally not welcome house guests, and it's [...]

Colorado’s Scorpions2018-08-03T17:53:51+00:00