Do it Yourself Pest Control Tips-HAPPY NEW YEAR!
We at First Response Pest Control want to wish everyone a happy and safe new year. As the year winds down and like others I like to take time to reflect on all the hard work my team put into making 2017 a successful year. We will strive even harder to maintain your trust and loyalty making First Response Pest Control our communities number 1 pest control company. As the temperature drops, pest will also want to enjoy the warmth that your home provides. Several pest have life
Don't Get Kissed by the Conenose Bug. The Kiss of Death!
Texas is home to three species of Kissing bugs (Figure a.), which can transmit the parasite Trypanosoma crizi to hosts by biting and subsequently defecating near any of their numerous bite sites. The parasite Trypanosoma thrives in the digestive tract of the Kissing bug and is discharged with/in their feces. Although the most common, “vector-fecal’ transmission is not the only means of transmission; it can also be transmitted through the consumption of infected bugs, congenit
Earwigs and How to Prevent Them.
Earwigs make up the insect order Dermaptera. With about 2,000 species in 12 families, they are one of the smaller insect orders. Earwigs have characteristic cerci, a pair of forceps-like pincers on their abdomen, and membranous wings folded underneath short, rarely used forewings, hence the scientific order name, "skin wings". Some groups are tiny parasites on mammals and lack the typical pincers. Earwigs are found on all continents except Antarctica. Earwigs are mostly no
Secrets Revealed! Mormon Sales Forces Leveraged by Pest Control Companies.
When you open your door to find a salesperson, you may be surprised to learn that they’ve been shipped to your neighborhood from Utah. That is correct, recruited from Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University. A common trend among the major pest control companies is to hire, train and license as apprentices, salespeople from the Provo, Utah area, and then send them across the country to knock on doors. With most industries moving away from door-to-door sales, it re
A Little About Wasp
Many people become panicked and reach for insecticidal sprays at the mere glimpse of a black and yellow striped insect without realizing that it may in fact not be a stinging wasp, but rather a harmless syrphid fly, a native bee, some other beneficial insect, or even a harmless wasp mimic. There are over 18,000 wasp species in North America, and only a few of these cause problems to humans. This your my backyard and garden could be described as “The Year of the Wasp” with si