Pure Pest Blog

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...

How Do Cockroaches Get In?

How Do Cockroaches Get In?

There is no pest as common and aggravating as cockroaches. These gross bugs will visit even the cleanest house. It is most efficient to take preventative action against cockroaches, as then the bugs cannot enter and reproduce in your home. There are some obvious...

Are Daddy Longlegs Poisonous?

Are Daddy Longlegs Poisonous?

If you live in a more rural area, or you’ve ever gone camping, you’ve probably run into this strange-looking creature – the Daddy Longlegs. They often hang out in large groups in corners. Many people think they are venomous, and try to kill them on sight. But are they...

Ants in the house

What food attracts ants?

We’ve all done it: left out a bowl of food, forgotten a cup open to the elements overnight, or left a spill on the counter for your future morning self to deal with. And what do we too often find in the morning capitalizing on our decisions? A trail of ants hard at...