When are scorpions most active?
Posted by: Jaxon Larson On: 09/18/2020
There have been 9 species of scorpions identified to be inhabiting Utah. Scorpions are arachnids, close relatives of ticks, mites and spiders. They are easily recognized by their characteristic shape. Scorpions prefer dry habitats but occur throughout Utah. They can be a nuisance when they interact with humans because they will sting when disturbed. Even […]
Bed Bugs Invade Utah: How to Control these Pests!
Posted by: Ryan F On: 09/07/2010
Bed bugs are at it again: harassing people all across the nation! From the Empire State building to fancy hotels in San Francisco, and Utah is no exception. For the last several years, Utah has been targeted by these little suckers (pun intended), and according to the Salt Lake Valley Health Department cases of infestation […]
Biting Back at Bedbugs: What You Can Do
Posted by: Ryan F On: 08/23/2010
There are some bugs that don’t like high elevations: pesky ones like cicadas and fleas come to mind; as well as sweet little friendly insects like fireflies. Unfortunately, bedbugs know no boundaries: in fact, the next biggest city east of Salt Lake — Denver — is the second most bedbug-ridden town in the entire country, […]
Tips For Keeping Pests Outside Where They Belong
Posted by: Ryan F On: 07/09/2010
Insects, rodents and other pests are outdoor creatures, but if given the choice they will always try to get in your home. Why? Easy! It’s because you make it so simple for them to find food or water or come in from either the cold or the heat. The trick to keeping them outdoors where […]
Posted by: Ryan F On: 05/04/2010
The return of robins and honeybees are not the only harbinger of spring: little furry pests are making a comeback too. If you live in a cold climate, unwanted rodents have either been surviving in a somnambulant state or were hibernating: and now that warmer weather is here they will be waking up hungry and […]