At Pestech of Greenville, we're familiar with all types of pests. We've seen it all as we have been a trusted pest control and extermination company in eastern North Carolina for more than two decades. In the past, we’ve shared 50 Fascinating Facts about Pests and 50 More Fascinating Facts about Pests. In this blog, we’re sharing even more peculiar and intriguing facts we've learned about pests over the years.
Here are 50 additional fascinating facts about pests:
Pestech of Greenville is teaming up with the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) to warn travelers of the threat of bed bug infestations during Bed Bug Awareness Week, happening from June 5-11, 2022.
With 80% of Americans planning to travel this summer and 42% planning to travel more than they did last summer, we're educating travelers on how to prevent bed bugs.
Meat lovers, beware! A mysterious meat allergy is spreading across parts of the United States. In this month's pest profile, we're taking a look at the pest responsible; the lone star tick.
Despite its name, the lone star tick is found mainly in the southeastern part of the U.S. and attacks more frequently than any other tick species in that area. It gets its name from the single silvery-white spot on the female's back.
Did you know termites cause over $5 billion worth of damage to homes and properties each year?
Unfortunately for us, termites love the climate here in North Carolina. That's why it's so important to know the warning signs of termite damage so you can prevent an infestation. Plus, with Pestech of Greenville as your premier pest management resource, we can help eliminate the risk before it gets out of hand.
In North Carolina, the most common types of termites we see are Eastern Subterranean Termites. They are usually a cream translucent color, have six legs, and are only ⅛ of an inch long. While they can be found year-round, these termites are most common in the spring and summer.
In this month's pest profile, we're talking about the velvet ant. While this pest is stunning in color and has a unique texture, it can be quite a danger. Although they're called velvet ants, they aren't actually ants at all. They're wasps that can cause a terribly painful sting. They get the velvet part of their name because of their bodies' dense fur, which makes them appear fuzzy.