//Miscellaneous Pest Control Information

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

All Bark, No Bite – How to Keep Pets Pest Free in the Summer Months

2019-06-13T18:57:23+00:00

All Bark, No Bite – How to Keep Pets Pest Free in the Summer Months Summertime means increased outdoor activity for many Colorado residents and their animal companions. Along with the outdoor adventures comes increased risks for pets of encountering various parasites. Fleas, ticks and even mosquitoes pose a threat to the health of pets; [...]

All Bark, No Bite – How to Keep Pets Pest Free in the Summer Months2019-06-13T18:57:23+00:00

Sample Collection and Submission for Identification of Insects

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

Cast Skin of Larva - Under microscope magnification We often receive requests from customers to identify insects that are found within their homes.  Homeowners often want to know if the insects are of concern due to their activity level (population), damage, encountering biting insects or simply out of curiosity.  Although some of the [...]

Sample Collection and Submission for Identification of Insects2018-08-03T17:53:48+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

Avoiding Pesticide Emergencies

2015-12-14T18:06:18+00:00

Pesticide emergencies are typically uncommon when dealing with a licensed pest control applicator; however, it is important to know how to handle an emergency should one arise. Licensed pest control applicators are regulated by local, state and/or federal agencies in order to increase safety and minimize the likelihood of encountering incidence in which pesticide emergencies [...]

Avoiding Pesticide Emergencies2015-12-14T18:06:18+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

Robber Flies

2015-12-14T18:04:13+00:00

Probably best described as a confused mix of several insects including a fly, a dragonfly and a mosquito, robber flies have a unique appearance.  Adult robber flies have a bearded look to their face with a concave area between their eyes with stubby antennae; beak-like mouth parts, long legs, a single pair of long wings [...]

Robber Flies2015-12-14T18:04:13+00:00

Milkweed (Common Seed) Bugs

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

Small milkweed bugs are one of the most commonly mistaken for boxelder bugs.  There are however some identifying characteristics to know the difference between the two.  Boxelder bugs have a characteristic V shaped reddish-orange pattern to their wings while small milkweed bugs appear to have an X that does not quite intersect at the center [...]

Milkweed (Common Seed) Bugs2018-08-03T17:53:48+00:00