Tag: overwintering pests

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When it isn’t bed bugs: Solving mysterious bites

October 24, 2019 By
Nathan Hall, BCE, quality and training specialist at Wil-Kil Pest Control, shares his experiences with responding to customer calls for mysterious bites. Read more»

Understand wasp life cycles to educate customer

April 26, 2019 By
Be conscious of the season or time of year when a customer notifies you they have a wasp in their home. Many species of social Hymenoptera, including paper wasps and yellowjackets, spend the winter as mated queens. If it is... Read more»

Pests can cause seasonal allergies

April 22, 2019 By
Warn your customers this spring that some of biggest allergy offenders include pests such as bed bugs and dust mites, not weeds or pollen. Read more»
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Winter prep: Fill structural gaps to prevent overwintering pests

November 7, 2018 By
Stinkbugs, ladybugs, cluster flies and yellowjackets — along with bats, squirrels and other wildlife — are all still very active this time of year, which is why Rose Pest Solutions is offering advice to homeowners in order to keep these unwanted visitors... Read more»
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Stink bugs featured in The New Yorker

March 13, 2018 By
The magazine found this story particularly newsworthy because the number of stink bugs in the home had reached 26 thousand. Read more»
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How to control cluster flies in winter

January 31, 2018 By
Usually, exclusion is the best solution, but should be performed in the early autumn, before flies arrive. Read more»
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Overwintering pests as dermestid snacks

May 8, 2017 By
Multi-colored Asian lady beetles (Harmonia axyridis), brown marmorated stink bugs (Halyomorpha halys) and cluster flies (Pollenia spp.) are just a few of the insects we call overwintering pests. They enter homes and other buildings in the fall for a quiet... Read more»
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