Pure Pest Blog

Can Ticks Fly?

Can Ticks Fly?

This is a common concern in a lot of places. After all, ticks are uncomfortable to deal with, and to parents of children, they can be quite frightening. At least one fear we can allay for you is whether ticks can fly. After all, no one likes it when bugs come flying...

What are Silverfish?

What are Silverfish?

You’ve probably seen them before – tiny little silver bugs that seem to hide out in your attic or your bookcase. These small, annoying insects are called silverfish and are considered to be one of the oldest insects in the world. What are they? Many people think the...

How to Get Rid of Yellow Jackets

How to Get Rid of Yellow Jackets

They’re like bees, but angrier and more heavily armed. Yellow jackets, a type of social wasp, spend most of their time gathering food and pollinating flowers but can act with boldness and aggression in response to perceived threats. Their bite can be extremely...

Carpenter Bees: Protect Your Property

Carpenter Bees: Protect Your Property

As the warmer weather rolled around, we saw the arrival of various bugs and critters. The cold left us, the weather became gorgeous, so could you blame these insects for making a reappearance? One of these bugs may have been carpenter bees, which sounds scary at first...