Sometimes when inspection and monitoring don’t turn up pests, it actually means the pests are not there. Tiny holes in clothes are an enigma for many people. Because they don’t know what causes the holes, fabric pests often get blamed. The holes could be caused by wear and tear of a shirt against countertops or from fabric snagging on the zippers of other clothes in the wash. Your tech has...
Submitted by Wayne, CA
I have tried everything I can think of to get rid of my customer’s ants. They are all around his pool and yard. I’ve applied granules, Termidor and InTice gel and still, every 15 days or so, the ants keep coming back with new mounds and running around the pool. Any suggestions?
Submitted by jeff, AZ
I visited the home of a potential customer this morning and, as I was doing my preliminary inspection, the owner of the home asked me to take a look at something in his kitchen. He got his flashlight and shined it on the wall revealing a small cluster of two or three needle-sized holes going through the drywall. He then showed me a couple of other places throughout his home with similar holes...
Submitted by Kevin, CA
We live in western Pennsylvania and are having problems with German cockroaches coming from the outside in large numbers at subsidized units (they’re mostly duplexes). The pest identification was confirmed. We are seeing all stages on insect monitors placed outside along an edge (where the siding meets the brick) around the unit. The direction of the roaches is coming from the outside. It’s alm...
Submitted by Tiffany, PA
How should spice beetles around windows located in a kitchen area be controlled?
Submitted by DENNIS, FL