Cockroaches are Filthy!

Cockroaches are associated with filth for a reason. They contaminate anything that they touch, especially your food. If you are seeing cockroaches in your home, you likely have an infestation problem on your hands since they are nocturnal and will do anything they can to stay hidden during the day. When there are so many of them that they can’t find anywhere to hide, you may start to see them pop up in daylight hours. Eagle Pest Services is here to talk about things you can do to make your home less attractive to cockroaches.

Rodent Damage & Diseases

Rodents in general are very adaptable.  They can easily alongside humans to take advantage of convenient food and water sources in addition to the structures to offer more protection from predators and the elements.  Rodents are known to cost homeowners and business owners a hefty sum in damages as they chew through insulation, utility lines, the structure, and personal possessions such as furniture, books, linens, and so on.  Rodents can create conditions that lead to allergies and spread diseases including Hantavirus, Lyme disease and food borne diseases.  Rodents will also contaminate food and food preparation surfaces from fecal and urine deposits. These pests are difficult to control, even with the traps, baits, and other pest control products available to the public, and are effectively managed with professional services.  Today, we at Eagle Pest Services would like to share the brief fundamentals of the rodents in Virginia.

Restaurant Pest Control Procedures

When you go sit down at a restaurant of course you have food on your mind but there are other things that you are looking for as well. You want to come in and have a good feeling that the place is clean and well cared for. You will be looking for clean utensils as well as dining tables. The other thing that is a major deal breaker for most patrons is if they happen to see a pest of any kind inside and running around. If you happen to see a pest of any kind such as cockroaches, rats or even ants most people will take their business elsewhere. If you are actually seeing a pest out in the middle of the dining space that means there are many more that will be back where the food is abundant. That is why it is so important to have your restaurant treated for pests. There are many added benefits when you choose to have your restaurant treated. 

Where Did European Hornets Travel From?

The European Hornet, also known as the Giant Hornet due to its massive size, was first introduced to America back in the 1800’s. They came into the New York area and have spread throughout America. They are well established in Virginia. Most wasps and hornets found in America are active during the day and rest at night unlike the European hornet. Due to the European hornet’s size and social nature, they're regarded as a threat and often require removal. Eagle Pest Services will share more about the European hornet and how to prevent their invasion.