Interesting Ant Facts

January 19, 2010 by · 4 Comments 

Some researchers say that fire ants have an internal “compass” created by eating tiny bits of mineral called magnetite, allowing them to navigate in the darkness. The “bullet” ants of Central and South America are given that name due to the intense burning pain caused by their sting. *The pain caused by this insect’s sting is purported to be greater than that of any other... Read more...

Oh No! You Have Termites!

January 19, 2010 by · 4 Comments 

The worst thing that could have happened has happened. Your house has termites! Don’t panic. A Better Bugman can help. There are two types of structures. Those that have termites, and those that are going to get termites. Termites do more damage to property each year than fires, floods, and weather combined. There are two major types of termites: Drywood termites Subterranean termites Drywood... Read more...

Building A Better Mousetrap

January 19, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Do you hear noises in your attic at night? Scratching, chewing, or the pittar patter of little feet over your head? Don’t worry, your house isn’t haunted. You probably just have rats! Okay, now that you are ready to move, all is not lost. Hang up the phone with the realtor. A rodent infestation is a serious problem but it CAN be solved. A successful rodent control program is more than just... Read more...

Pest Control Is Not A Luxury

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Effective pest management is a thankless job. When homeowners have a pest problem the pest management professional is a welcome sight but when there aren’t any pests they start to question the necessity for such a luxury. Keep in mind that it is easier and less expensive to maintain a pest free environment than it is to eliminate an infestation when it occurs. Another misconception is that pests... Read more...