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Getting Mysterious Bug Bites? (No-See-Ums Could Be the Cause)

It’s common for bug bites to show up in Owings Mills during the summer months. It’s just a small sacrifice for getting outdoors and enjoying the warm weather, right? You probably assume all your bites are from mosquitoes, even the ones that are a little more irritating. This isn’t always the case, though! There are
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Is Professional Pest Control Really Necessary?

Whether you see a single mouse or an infestation of ants, you might ask “is professional pest control really necessary?” Old wives’ tales and store-bought pest control items offer an array of DIY solutions in a pinch. So, why would you hire a professional? It’s a fair question to ask. And the answer that comes
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Are Ticks Dangerous to You & Your Pets?

Your Guide to Ticks in Baltimore and Montgomery County Spring is here in Baltimore and many of us, including our pets, want to spend time outside. Whether it’s in your backyard or on a hike in the woods, people are concerned about ticks. Unfortunately, it’s tough to get away from ticks entirely if you are
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11 Common Bugs That You May Find in Your Home

There are approximately 91, 000 described bugs in the United States, many of which can easily find their way into your home. No matter where you live, you’re bound to come across an insect or two in your residence. Bugs of any kind are disturbing, however, some can be dangerous, destroy your food, and even damage your
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All About Maryland Ticks

One of the primary concerns every outdoors-loving Maryland resident has during the warm months is ticks. Beyond the 1,867 reported cases of Lyme disease in Maryland in 2016, there are many other diseases that ticks can carry and transmit to humans and furry friends. The Most Common Ticks in Maryland American Dog Ticks: These ticks
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What Would a World Without Pest Control Look Like?

Some people dream of a world without pest control, where bugs and pests are allowed to proliferate freely without human intervention. Other people just want the mosquitos and disease-carrying mice to stay away from their homes. While some people think that a world without pest control would be more environmentally-friendly, the past can show us
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How Do Insects Survive the Winter?

The weather outside is frightful, so how do insects survive to bother you again next year? While some of the wildlife around your home high-tail it to warmer regions or enter hibernation to wait out the colder months, bugs seem to vanish when the first frost appears and magically reappear in the spring. Where do
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Tick-Borne Diseases Rising in Maryland

Over the course of 2014-2016, the spread of illnesses related to mosquito, tick and flea bites grew over 300%, leading the Centers for Disease Control to classify these pests as a threat to public health. Ticks that carry Lyme disease and additional tick-borne illnesses are popping up in more places than ever before, which is
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