To some, cockroaches are one of the most loathed pests in the world. Their survival abilities are amazing. For instance, cockroaches can live an entire month without food! They can also survive a week without a head - only dying because they can’t drink water.
If raccoons have invaded your home or property you may be thinking of going to your local hardware store to buy a live trap and using a do-it yourself method. There are some things you need to know before you decide this is the best course of action.
The Brazos County Health Department recently confirmed the first local case of Zika Virus. The patient became contracted the virus after traveling outside of the United States to an area with mosquitoes infected with Zika Virus. Currently there are no Zika cases in Texas from people that have been bitten locally. That does not mean you are safe from the diseases mosquitoes spread, including dengue, malaria and chikungunya.
Everyone wants and deserves a clean, safe and pest free space to work in. In general, insects, rodents and other pests can bring unhealthy conditions to your working space including opportunities for disease, allergies and bug bites.
It’s summertime and there is nothing worse than watching your pet itch and scratch for hours on end. Fleas are out in abundance this time of year and it is up to you to protect your home and pet from these bloodsuckers.
Houston, with its subtropical climate, is home to many pests. This article will cover the top three most prolific and possibly annoying pests we have here in Houston.
There are many species of ants and it usually involves correct identification to be able to eliminate these pests. Some ants prefer proteins, some prefer fats and their diets and tastes change. If you use a spray ant poison on a pharaoh ant instead of eliminating them you will cause them to bud (spread to different locations.)
Everyone hates a bedbug. Just the mention of the pests gets your skin itching and the thought of throwing out your entire house of furniture out the window. There is a way to avoid bringing these insidious pests home from vacation with you.
The first step in any pest control process is SANITATION. Employees often bring lunches to work or snack throughout the day. Do you see wrappers on the floor? Are there crumbs on tables or floors that haven’t been swept up? Do your employees leave coffee cups or dirty dishes in the company sink? Is the trash removed daily?
Becoming a QualityPro Certified company means that CYPRESS CREEK PEST CONTROL, INC. has taken extraordinary steps to ensure that consumers can rely on us. From running criminal background checks on all of our employees to using environmentally sound integrated pest management practices, QualityPro Certified companies are committed to providing consumers with the highest possible services.
“Becoming QualityPro Certified was important to me, because I strive to offer consumers the best in pest management,” said Zach Ivey. “This designation offers consumers solid proof of the thoroughness and quality of my company’s services.”
In the city of Houston and surrounding areas, the climate is perfect for a variety of spiders. Spiders are arachnids, more closely related to mites and scorpions than to insects. Arachnids have an exoskeleton, which means the supporting structure is outside rather than inside the body. Spiders have eight legs and most spiders have eight eyes as well.