Archive for February, 2013

Termite Protection Tips

February 28, 2013By 0 Comments

There are many steps homeowners can take to protect their greatest investments from termites. Experts at the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) recommend the following tips: Carefully inspect the perimeter of the home for mud tubes (used by termites to reach a food source), cracked or bubbling paint and rotting wood. Repair fascia, soffits and […]

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Mosquitoes learn to ignore insect repellent DEET after first smell

February 26, 2013By 0 Comments

Mosquitoes learn to ignore insect repellent DEET after first smell Picayune Pest Control, Gulfport Pest Control, Long Beach Pest Control, Bay saint Louis Pest Control, Waveland Pest Control, Biloxi Pest Control, Ocean springs Pest Control, Pascagoula Pest Control, Poplarville Pest control, Wiggins Pest Control, Vancleave Pest Control, Lumberton Pest Control, Tylertown Pest Control, McComb Pest […]

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Bedbugs Q & A

February 25, 2013By 0 Comments

Bedbugs Q & A What do bedbugs look like? They are brown, about a quarter of an inch in diameter, and look like an apple seed or a lentil. Has there really been a resurgence in bedbugs in the U.S. and how do you know? There HAS been an increase in bedbug infestations.  Pest control […]

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Pest Management in Commercial Facilities ~ Fischer

February 21, 2013By 0 Comments

Pest Management in Commercial Facilities What are the most common pests that commercial food facilities encounter? Pests are attracted to sources of food, water and shelter – three things that restaurants and commercial food facilities provide in spades. Without taking proper preventative steps, restaurants and food service facilities could see populations of rodents, flies, cockroaches, […]

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Pests in the news

February 20, 2013By 0 Comments

   WZZM13.com (Grand Rapids, MI): Fruit Flies In The Winter?  FOX8.com (Cleveland, OH): Wrong Kind Of Bats At Rec. Center  FreeP.com: Bed Bugs Found In Book Bindings Close Library  BaltimoreSun.com: Catonsville Community Struggles With Rat Infestation WHOtv.com (Des Moines, IA): Supreme Court To Hear Bed Bugs Case TheTimesNews.com: County Confirms Second, Third Rabies Cases Of […]

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Fischer Environmental encourages homeowners to take proactive steps to eliminate ants

February 19, 2013By 0 Comments

Fischer Environmental encourages homeowners to take proactive steps to eliminate ants There is one houseguest that no one wants, but nearly everyone gets – ants. And as the weather continues to warm, this pest will begin marching one-by-one indoors. Fischer Environmental encourages homeowners to take the necessary steps to prevent ants from ruining their summer […]

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Fischer Environmental warns homeowners of rodent-related threats

February 13, 2013By

RODENTS POSE HEALTH AND PROPERTY RISKS DURING WINTER MONTHS Fischer Environmental warns homeowners of rodent-related threats It’s already a challenge to avoid the flu and stay healthy during the winter months. However, homeowners may be faced with a host of other potential health concerns – all caused by rodent infestations Fischer Environmental, a pest management […]

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Black Widow Control Methods/Tips

February 11, 2013By 0 Comments

Black Widow Control Methods/Tips Areas that are conductive to spider activity e.g., dark protected areas that attract insect prey, should be identified. Clutter and debris inside structures and scrap lumber, woodpiles, rocks, and other protective outside materials should be removed. A vacuum cleaner should be used in order to remove spiders, webs. And eggs sacs; […]

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12 Point Lawn Analysis

February 8, 2013By 0 Comments

Our 12 Point Lawn Analysis is the Basis for Our Prescription Program for Your Lawn’s Health and Beauty. Your FISCHER Turf Professional follows this prescription treatment as the guide for your lawn care program. 1) Grass Types: Most lawns are not made up of one single grass type. They are a blend of several. FISCHER […]

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Guest Post: Bug Pictures!

February 7, 2013By 0 Comments

Guest Post Bug Pictures! by Arizona Pest Control Order Scutigeromorpha Family scutigeridae Scutigera coleoptrata House centipede, has much longer legs than typical centipedes, known to prey on cockroaches and other household pests, Order Hemiptera Family Rhopalidae (Scentless plant bugs) Boisea trivittata Boxelder bug, highly specialized, feeds exclusively on the seeds of Acer (maple, boxelder) Order […]

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