Pure Pest Blog

De-Cluttering to Keep Pests Away

De-Cluttering to Keep Pests Away

Getting rid of clutter isn’t always easy, especially when you don’t have much space, storage options or a compact version of the things you really need. Lately, there has been a generalized passion for the inspiring minimalist trend when it comes to home decor and...

When is termite season?

When is termite season?

Termites are insects that feed on wood and can destroy homes. In a natural setting, they are considered decomposers as they feed on organic material and break down the trees found in wooded forests.  They are an integral part of the ecosystem; however, their tendency...

Do Horseflies Bite Humans?

Do Horseflies Bite Humans?

Yes. Horseflies do in fact bite humans. Horseflies are small insects that have wings and the ability to fly. Entomology is the study of insects, including horseflies. They are in the Tabanidae family. They are larger than the common housefly and peskier as they can...

Where are All the Ants in Winter Months?

Where are All the Ants in Winter Months?

In hot summer months in warmer climates, and even though the spring and some of the fall, ants are often as ubiquitous as blades of grass. You may see them marching happily along in your garden, swarming around the tasty rotting flesh of a hornet or spider, or even...

Spring Cleaning Pest Control

Spring is right around the corner and it’s shaping up to be your best one yet, but to make it perfect, you will want to inspect your home for potential pest problems. We will highlight some strategies and tips below for pest control so that you can enjoy the summer...

What To Do About a Bee Sting

Nothing is quite as scary as seeing a bee or a wasp come toward you, with seemingly murderous intent. Every adult has run into a bee or wasp at some point in their life at least once, and sometimes more, with varying experiences. Some people develop Melissophobia (the...

What Diseases do Fleas Carry?

What Diseases do Fleas Carry?

Almost any pet owner has dealt with fleas at some point. Whether that be a neighborhood dog giving your fido fleas, or getting them from your shelter cat, fleas seem almost inevitable. Fleas are versatile as they are numerous, and can spread like wildfire. Whether you...