Tampa’s pests come in many forms. Homeowners must contend with a range of insects, arachnids and rodents. A national survey conducted in 2010 found that Tampa was the state with the most insect pests, according to the Orlando Business Journal.… Continue reading
PILL BUGS AND SOWBUGS: The habits of these pests are very similar. Their normal habitat is outdoors, however they sometimes come indoors where they do no damage, but become nuisance pests. They require high moisture areas and are most active… Continue reading
Bed Bugs and their close relatives in the insect order are (true bugs) and they universal pests of man and domestic animals. The sole food of bed bugs is the blood of warm blooded animals.
The adult bed bug is… Continue reading
Several species of ants are found in or around houses in Florida. In general these several species can be grouped into three categories: these being; house infesting, house destroying and yard infesting. These pests can contaminate foods, destroy homes, and… Continue reading
The Brown Recluse is not in its natural habitat in Florida. There have been specimens of the Brown Recluse found in Florida but most entomologists find no indication that is able to live and reproduce in the state’s environment. Because… Continue reading
We have several species of ticks in Florida that attack dogs and on occasion will bite humans. The two species we are most likely to encounter are the American Dog Tick and the Brown Dog Tick. The American Dog… Continue reading
There are many species of stored food pests which can be found infesting homes at various times. These pests are usually found in pantries and cabinets but, can sometimes be found in other areas. They are usually introduced in infested… Continue reading