So you are moving into a new home, or apartment, how can you protect you and your family from suffering from the previous owners or tenants infestation? This can be tough, not all bugs are obvious when initially looking at a home, and some bugs can hang around a residence for over a year without anyone living there. Here are a few pointers to consider. The Brand New Home - New Builds are unique when it comes to pests. They are generally better sealed than older homes, but it'
Several years back I was working with a client,(we will call her Jane) who had been absent for a longer period than normal. I asked Jane about her absence, if she had been working out of town, or on vacation. I was shocked to find out that neither was the case, in fact she had been laying in a hospital for over a month with a disease I had thought from my childhood history books had been eradicated. The disease Jane had was the Bubonic Plague. It had shocked Jane as well, she
It was inevitable. This summer Americans are shaking off the cabin fever of quarantine and exchanging it for a renewed passion for travel. Airline prices are going up as travel increases and vacation season is in full swing. This is great news for the tourism and travel industries, but they aren't the only ones rejoicing as Americans are now free to move about the country. Bed Bugs are also ecstatic I am sure. Bed Bug infestations have taken a dive over the past year, as mor
In the early 1900's a book called Camp and Camino in Lower California was published by Arthur Walbridge North. Considered a historic work, it is a story of a young man exploring Baja California in the early 1900's. In this book was a song written for adults called Blooming, Bloody Spider. Well the words have been changed a bit but we teach it to our children to this day in the form of Itsy Bitsy Spider. All about the little spider that got washed out in the rain. Well there i