Who wants to admit to a mouse infestation? But they can happen to even a well-kept house. Mice run indoors for cover from predators, the elements or for food. Unfortunately, mice also bring the dangers of disease, including the Hantavirus. Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome is a deadly disease humans can contract when they come in contact with infected … Read More


As we are living in the high tech 21st century, there are many people working on a better mouse trap. They want to create something not that simple. There is one great problem with any mouse trap - this is how to get the mouse into the trap. Cheese is considered to be the best bait. Another food that mice love is peanut butter. If not using the fir… Read More


The termites use soil as a material to construct shelter tubes and nests, which are composed of soil, wood, faeces and saliva. Some species build ‘carton’ nests above ground and construct shelter tubes (also called mud tubes) to connect the nest to the soil.Drywood termites live in small colonies, usually less than 1000 individuals, wholly insi… Read More


The cockroaches cause the same problems in most homes. These are tiny insects, capable of wandering anywhere in your house. Mostly, roaches hide in the kitchen shelves, sinks, cabinets, cracks and so on. When you turn off the lights, the cockroaches get their turn to scavenge for food scraps on the floor, and counter tops, among other places. In a … Read More


The topic of insects is something that gives many people the heebie-jeebies. While numerous people have a fear of spiders, centipedes and even ants, the real bug to fear is the cockroach. Roaches are vile and contemptuous little creatures. Not only do they have a somewhat creepy appearance, but they are also laden with disease! If you see signs of … Read More