Picture this: you’re sitting at the table, happily eating dinner, while mere feet below your chair, small worm-like creatures are tunneling through the wooden support structures of the floor that’s holding you up. If you head down into the basement below and listen quietly, you may even hear the telltale “clicking” sound of the larvae [...]
Author Archives: Nancy Troyano
Be on guard against pests as spring is termite swarming season. Learn why termites swarm and what you should know about these wood-destroying pests.
Wondering what’s eating your shirt? Entomologist Nancy Troyano shares her insight on clothes moth infestations and how to protect your winter clothes.
Oftentimes our customers call us to report seeing a small, mouse-like creature scurrying around their landscape. Typically, customers notice burrows in their mulch, or runways that part the grass or in the snow. The culprits are little creatures commonly referred to as moles, but in reality, they may actually be a mole, vole or a [...]
There are over 40,000 species of spiders worldwide, with approximately 3700 of those species occurring in North America. Of these 3700 species of spiders, only a very small amount will find their way into homes and human structures. And from these, an even smaller proportion will attract the attention of home and business owners enough [...]