Silverfish pest close-up

What is a silverfish? [Video]

Silverfish are small wingless insects that move quickly with fish-like motion. They are nocturnal and prefer dark humid places, like your basement. You’ve probably been startled by them. But what…

Earwigs this spring

Earwig Control and Prevention this Spring

You’ll probably never forget the first time you encountered an earwig. Or the first time you learned what they were. Or even the first time you heard the name “earwig”….

The carpenter ants come marching in this spring

Carpenter Ants Come Marching In This Spring

Carpenter ants get away with a lot, even for a pest. Whereas the termite inspires fear and indignation, most of the public doesn’t even consider the insidious carpenter ant. If…

Bugs in your basement

What Are Those Bugs in Your Basement?

Bugs LOVE a basement. They’re dark, quiet, warm, and usually pretty humid to boot. If you have a bug infestation in your home, chances are they’re hanging out downstairs. Basements…

Hand gripping cockroach outside of house

Why Are These Pests Coming to My House?

It’s true: pests are more drawn toward some houses than others. Common house pests like rodents and bugs gravitate toward houses where they can hide, feed, and stay hydrated easily….