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Pest Control Professionals Improve Our Lives


Pest Control Professionals Improve Our Lives Much like other public health professionals, pest control professionals improve our quality of life. They provide protection to our families, homes, businesses, food supply and our health. Although these factors are not often immediately apparent, the presence of a pest infestation commonly brings them to light. Protection of personal [...]

Pest Control Professionals Improve Our Lives2020-02-06T17:12:56+00:00

Know When to Hire a Pest Control Professional


Know When to Hire a Pest Control Professional While it is often tempting for homeowners to try their hand at pest control, it is best left to a professional. Pest professionals not only have appropriate products for treatment, they have the knowledge and training to provide safe and proper treatments to resolve pest infestations. Frequently, [...]

Know When to Hire a Pest Control Professional2020-02-06T17:10:08+00:00

5 Pests We Love to Hate


Pest infestations are not only a nuisance, so types of infestations can cause damage to property, physical harm and/or transmit diseases. Below are our top 5 pests we love to hate for a few very worthy reasons. Termites are noted for causing over 5 billion dollars in property damage each year. Their destruction/damage of structures [...]

5 Pests We Love to Hate2020-01-28T18:26:18+00:00

How to Keep Your Apartment Home Pest Free


Home Sweet Home! – How to Keep Your Apartment Home Pest Free Due to the nature of the structure of apartment buildings, residents often share more than noises, walls, ceilings and floors. They commonly also share pest problems. Considered by many pest control professionals to be one of the most difficult structures to provide services [...]

How to Keep Your Apartment Home Pest Free2019-08-12T16:27:17+00:00

Snakes – Knowing the basics can save lives


**Wildlife Pests Require a Wildlife Professional & are NOT Considered Pest Control – We are providing this information as a service to our customers and would be happy to refer you to a wildlife control company to further assist you. ** A creature of many peoples’ nightmares, snakes strike fear into thousands.  Furthermore, venomous snakes [...]

Snakes – Knowing the basics can save lives2018-08-03T17:53:48+00:00

Sample Collection and Submission for Identification of Insects


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)


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


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?


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

Entomophagy – Bugs are food! Yum!


Defined as the human consumption of insects and arachnids as food, entomophagy is nothing new in many cultures and societies around the world.  In The United States and several other countries however, most consider it unusual, weird and for the most part a bit disgusting.  In recent years though, restaurants serving insect and/or arachnid based [...]

Entomophagy – Bugs are food! Yum!2018-08-03T17:53:48+00:00