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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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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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Your Chimney’s Fall Invaders

Over the course of the fall, the average homeowner can expect to see a wide variety of pests around their home, hoping to sneak in through the chimney and enjoy the warmth and comfort inside. While some pests are more obnoxious than others, it’s never good to have anyone living in your home that isn’t
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Cold Weather Spiders in Maryland

  Every year in the winter months, spiders make their way indoors. Two of the most common types of spiders in Maryland are wolf spiders and yellow sac spiders. Wolf Spiders Wolf spiders are large, hairy, and fast! They often live in the lower parts of homes and feed on tiny insects. Wolf spiders are
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Ridding Towson of rats

Towson, MD is no stranger to rats. The county action against rat infestations in Towson and nearby Baltimore has been going on since World War II. In fact, the Baltimore area is one of the most important locations for rat research in the country.   Although rats have been making their home on the East Coast since the 18th century, 1942 marks the start of Baltimore’s official history
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Brody Brothers Pest Detectives

Sherlock Holmes has nothing on the Brody Brothers. At least when it comes to solving your pest mysteries. We get a lot of calls from homeowners who suspect that they have a pest problem, but don’t know what they’re dealing with and don’t know where to start. We relish the challenge to figure out what
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Is That Bump Really a Spider Bite?

Late summer in Maryland often means small red bumps popping up on your arms and legs after spending time outdoors. While many of these bumps are harmless and caused by mosquitoes, others are more worrisome. Is the bump on your body from a brown recluse or something else? Your Spider Bite May Actually Be a
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What’s the Most Dangerous Pest in the World?

Once Bitten, Twice Shy If you were asked what creature is the most dangerous to humans, what would make your list? A great white shark? An angry elephant? Or a mother lion defending her cubs? Think again.   The tiny mosquito has killed more people than all the wars in history combined. And even today,
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