Teaching the Difference Between Good Bugs and Bad Bugs

Posted on August 11, 2015 by The Social Team

Summer is winding down and school is right around the corner, meaning it’s time to get out and enjoy the last summer days while you can! But before you send your kids off to school this year, why not finish the summer with a valuable lesson about good bugs and bad bugs? Our experts explain which are good for your kids to collect as a summer fun activity, and others that should be...

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The Science Behind Jurassic Park Controlling Mosquito Populations

Posted on July 28, 2015 by The Social Team

The dinosaur craze is sweeping the nation once again with the recent release of “Jurassic World.” You may recall that in the first Jurassic movie, dinosaurs were created from genetically modified DNA extracted from fossilized mosquitoes. The DNA strands were incomplete, and the scientists filled in the gaps with DNA from frogs to create the dinosaurs. Today, besides being a...

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Cockroaches: Facts and Tips to Combat and Prevent Them

Posted on June 22, 2015 by The Social Team

HomeTeam Pest Defense shares cockroach facts and tips to combat and prevent them to protect your home. Click on Read More... to view the infographic and details. Share this Infographic On Your Site <p><strong>Please include attribution to HomeTeam Pest Defense with this graphic.</strong><br /><br /><a...

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How to Treat and Prevent Wasps

Posted on June 09, 2015 by The Social Team

Humans have an innate fear of wasps because they can sting. However, wasps do not intentionally prey on humans. They will attack if they feel you have threatened them, or their nest. If you find a wasp nest around your home, it’s best to remove it as quickly as possible before the nest gets too large. You can try to remove the nest yourself using a DIY spray, but if you choose this...

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How to Prevent and Treat Common Indoor Ants

Posted on May 12, 2015 by The Social Team

More than 80% of homeowners experience problems with ants, making ants the most common pest problem in America. There are more than 12,000 species of ants, but only a few types cause major problems for homeowners in the U.S. For more facts about ants, check out our ant infographic. The three most common ants that can make their way inside your home are carpenter, odorous house, and Pharaoh...

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Ants: Facts, Tips and Myths

Posted on May 11, 2015 by The Social Team

HomeTeam Pest Defense shares ant facts, myths and tips to help protect your home. Click on Read More... to view the infographic and details. Share this Infographic On Your Site <p><strong>Please include attribution to HomeTeam Pest Defense with this graphic.</strong><br /><br /><a...

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National Pest Management Month Reminds You to Pest Proof For Spring

Posted on April 20, 2015 by The Social Team

April is National Pest Management Month because this is the time of year when pests start to become the most active. An observance for nearly 40 years, National Pest Management Month is a great time to pest proof your home. If you happen to be building a new home this year, you should consider Taexx, a built-in pest control system. Taexx is a system of tiny tubes fitted within the walls of your...

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Termites: Facts, Signs and Tips

Posted on April 20, 2015 by The Social Team

HomeTeam Pest Defense shares termite facts, signs and tips to help protect your home. Click on Read More... to view the infographic and details. Share this Infographic On Your Site <p><strong>Please include attribution to HomeTeam Pest Defense with this graphic.</strong><br /><br /><a href='http://www.pestdefense.com/viewblogentry/2167/termites-facts-signs-and-tips'...

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How to Prevent Termites and Stop Them in their Tracks

Posted on March 26, 2015 by The Social Team

Do you know your home may be at risk from termites? According to our research, nearly one third of homeowners have had a subterranean termite problem at some point. The National Pest Management Association reports termites cause more than $5 billion dollars of damage in the U.S. each year. These pests can be a significant threat to your home and, unfortunately, damage caused by termites is...

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Start the New Year with a Pest Free Home

Posted on January 13, 2015 by The Social Team

Now that the holidays have passed, and we have rung in the New Year, it’s time to refresh and renew your home. It’s a great time to get ahead of spring-cleaning and pest proofing. People often forget that winter pests, like rodents and spiders, are still lurking. Follow this guide to help you clean and organize your home, and keep it pest free. Declutter your home. By clearing your...

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