Reducing Pest Populations

Pests are a natural part of our environment. Preventing them completely may seem impossible. But fortuately, there are many ways a home or business owner can help reduce the amount of pests that they face. You can keep the inside and outside of your buildings and property free of garbage, waste, and debris that pests can use as shelter as well as food and water sources. Another recommended step to pest prevention is to maintain the properties plumbing by eliminating a water source. This will help reduce pest populations. The final control method is pesticides. There are a lot of misconceptions about pesticides. Eagle Pest Services would like to share how pesticides actually work and the different types of pesticides utilized to help our customers understand why we use particular products and methods for the different types of pests that affect the local area.


Are Black Widow Spiders Dangerous?


Spiders, as a whole, don’t pose a large threat to humans. They are more of a nuisance than a danger. However, there are a couple of spider species that can harm us and one of them is the black widow spider. A bite from a black widow can be incredibly painful and cause some lasting effects if you aren’t careful. Eagle Pest Services is here to talk about black widows and how to identify and stay away from them.

Oriental Cockroaches Identification

The Oriental Cockroach is a common species of cockroach that lives all across the world. They can survive in almost any climate and condition. This highly adaptable cockroach is easily identified and with the proper pest management program they can even be controlled. Eagle Pest Services will help enlighten you about the Oriental Cockroach. You will learn where you can find them around your home and what some of the best treatment methods for cockroaches are. The Oriental Cockroach has a shiny, almost greasy looking surface that is either black or a dark reddish-brown color. The male Oriental Cockroach has a set of short stout wings that are under an inch long. The females are wingless and are bigger than the males, reaching a little over one inch in length. Even though the males have wings, they can’t fly.

Reasons Pests Are Scary

When you are dealing with pests around your home there are some that you might want to be more cautious of. Not all pests are created equal. There are some that will bite and inject venom while others will suck your blood. Then you have pests that simply look frightening but don’t cause damage, disease or concern. Still most people don’t want to see them hanging around. The best way to control pests of any kind is to know what you might be dealing with!