All archives for Beetles

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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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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Different Types of Beetles & How to Identify Them

What are the Different Types of Beetles?   What do mysterious pinholes in wood flooring, furniture, or trim; damaged carpets and fabric; and discolored or foul smelling flour have in common?…

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Stop These 3 Invasive Bugs Before They Come Inside This Fall

Stink bugs, lady beetles and box elders are looking for homes to infest this winter! What do you think of when you think about Fall? There are dozens of lovely…

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3 DIY Ways to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

There is one bug you never want to kill and that’s the stink bug. If you brazenly swat, squash, or step on this household pest once, you’ll never make that…

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Pest of the Month:  The Asian Lady Beetle — Beneficial Bug or Pesky Problem?

Is it a ladybug, or a lady beetle? Though they may look alike, these spotted insects have some significant differences. How to tell ladybugs and lady beetles apart Beetles can…

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What’s in your Windows? It’s Box Elder Bug Season!

A couple days ago, on one of our mysteriously warm March days, I thought it was pleasant enough to pop open the back of our SUV and watch the boys…

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