Good Bug…Bad Bug…

I am an optimistic “glass half full” person, but good bugs? A long time ago, I was told a very simple fact about pest management “A rose bush in a corn field is a weed”. The reality being that everything on this earth has a place and a purpose. Termites for example are beneficial in…

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Sleep Tight! Don’t let the bed bugs bite…

As children we may remember having heard this before bedtime, but I’d bet you never took it seriously, did you? I can remember my great grandmother telling me stories about being bitten by bed bugs when she was young.  She described to me how they burned like fire on the back of her legs as…

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The Nature of Pest Management…”Pest Control 101″

Pest Control by definition is; The use of any method or device or the application of any substance to prevent, destroy, repel, mitigate, curb, control, or eradicate any pest in, on, or under a structure, lawn, or ornamental (from the Florida Dept of Agriculture laws chapter 482.021). Pest Control is also known as pest management.…

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Interesting Ant Facts

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…

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Oh No! You Have Termites!

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…

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