Top Bed Bug Hiding Places
Bed bugs are small, relatively common insects found commonly in homes. They feed on human blood, usually at night, and they can cause itchy bites that range in severity. Their bites can result in rashes or itchy blisters and bumps for most people, while other people don’t even notice. Some individuals may find that they are seriously allergic to bed bug bites which can make having these critters around even more dangerous.
How To Protect Your Antiques From Termites
Termites are responsible for over $1 billion in damages to property each year in the United States. Fortunately, there are ways to exterminate termites and prevent them. Termites work fast so they can often destroy your most treasured items before you even know they're there.
Types of Cockroaches
Cockroaches are a common pest in homes all across the United States. The most frequently encountered domestic roaches in Virginia are German cockroaches, while the common species of peridomestic roaches (meaning they live outside) are Oriental cockroaches, American cockroaches, and various types of wood roaches. Peridomestic roaches often move inside when conditions are favorable.
How to Check for Bedbugs
Just the word “bedbug” itself brings up feelings of dread in most people. They’re tiny, multiply quickly, bite - and are notoriously hard to get rid of. Seeing just one bedbug in your home may send you off on a frenzied inspection of your entire home. We understand the frantic feeling of discovering you have bedbugs, which is why we’ve put together a checklist of what to do when you find a bedbug.