Cockroaches vs. Beetles – Which one is in your home?

What’s the difference between the beetle and cockroach? Homeowners would be less than enthused to find either of these two insects in or around their home. While neither are a…

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Why are Spiders Important and What’s Their Purpose?

Arachnophobia is the 3rd most common of all phobias in America. Considering that there are at least 4,000 known spider species living in the United States, it’s not hard to…

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Common House Spiders: Identification & Facts

If you’re anything like me, you can appreciate spiders from a distance, far from your home. I can admire those individuals who have no fear of arachnids, but I cannot tell…

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Where Do Spiders Live? Habitat of Common House Spiders

Most people don’t like the idea of living alongside spiders, but the only place in the world where you won’t find any eight-legged neighbors is Antarctica. Before you pack your bags…

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Where Do Pantry Moths Come From?

If you’ve ever noticed weird clumps in an old bag of flour, webbing along the corners or edges of food packaging, or rice that appears to be moving, you’ve seen…

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Pantry Moths in Dog Food & Other Pet Food – What to Do

How do Moths get in Pet Food and Why are They There? The moths that you find in pet food, as well as other dry goods and foods, are typically…

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How to Get Rid of Pantry Moths Naturally – Tips & Advice

Pantry moths are winged insects that cause problems for homeowners and food storage facilities. Indian meal moths are the most common type of pantry moth, but others include:  Angoumois grain…

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Are Mice Nocturnal? The Sleeping Habits of a Mouse

Imagine yourself lying in bed at night, just about to fall asleep, when a strange noise catches your attention. Perhaps you tell yourself, “It was just the wind.” But you…

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What Do Beetles Eat Around Your Home & Outside?

  Beetles in your home—what are they and how do they get inside? There are 350,000 known beetle species in the world (with many more to be discovered!). North America…

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Mouse Lifespan: How Long Do Mice Live?

  Have you ever had a mouse in the house? Although a pet mouse might make an adorable addition to the family, some mice may be more like uninvited houseguests. Before…

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