The Bug Blog

Bees with bad attitudes.

How and When to Control Yellow Jackets, Hornets and Other Beneficial Stinging Insects When you think about beneficial stinging insects, bees are likely the first ones to come to mind. After all, they’re essential for our agricultural crops, pollinating 80% of all the fruits and vegetables we eat as well as ornamental plants. But, do…
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Protecting your castle.

How to Create a Perimeter Around Your Home and Yard to Keep Pests Away Did you know that Ohio is home to more than 300 species of insects, spiders, and other creepy bugs? Many species of insects are beneficial to humans, pollinating our food crops or eating destructive insects. Even though they are important members…
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The Safest Pesticide for your Home

Having an infestation is never what you want in your home. Although having an exterminator rid your home of pests is the best solution, it is okay to have concerns about the safety of the pesticides and what they could potentially do to you and your family. Some concerns you might have are what exactly…
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At-home Guide to Pest Prevention

Encountering pests in your home is inevitable. However, there are many ways to rid your house of these annoying little critters. Researching and understanding your pests, maintaining and cleaning in and around your house, and hiring a pest control expert are all ways to combat these little invaders.  Ask Questions and Research First, you should…
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Travel and Bedbugs

Greetings! Bedbugs are on the rise. Bedbugs are excellent hitchhikers and can fit into the tiniest of places. Which means bedbugs can easily be taken to and from places. Its the holidays, which means traveling to visit with family and friends. Bedbugs are attracted to blood, sweat and carbon dioxide not to dirt and filth,…
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