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Norway Rats And How To Prevent Infestations

Norway rats are some of the larger rodents weighing more than 500 grams and measuring up to 40cm with the tails taking 21 cm of the measurement. They have shaggy fur covering their bodies and it can be gray or brown in color. The tails and ears have scales covering...

House Mice Prevention And Control

House mice have short hair that can be black, gray or light brown in color and lighter bellies. Their tails and ears also have hair but much less compared to that on their bodies. Adult mice can weigh up to 30 grams and can be 20 cm from the nose to the tail tips....

How To Get Rid Of Ants In 5 Natural Ways

Ants are common in many homes and they are not just limited to residential areas, but they can also end up infesting commercial areas, especially commercial kitchens where there is plenty of food for them. On sighting ants, most people reach out to insecticides and...

Top Home Remedies That Keep Flies At Bay

There are thousands of fly species in the world but the housefly is the most common kind and the one you are likely to have bugging your peace at home. Even though the common housefly does not really bite, it can transmit diseases like typhoid, diarrhea, dysentery and...

Silverfish – What You Should Know

Silverfish are wingless insects that have a silvery bluish look and a hard exoskeleton. They have torpedo shaped bodies that make them look like fish, hence the name. They have two antennae on the heads and three tails or antennae on their rear side. When disturbed,...

Can El Niño Have An Effect On Zika?

The impacts of El Niño are diverse and range from fires and haze to landslides and others. But that’s not all, it seems like El Niño is also to blame for the worsening Zika outbreak. It is characterized by central and Eastern Pacific ocean warming near the equator,...

Why are there more bugs in the summer?

Bugs are types of insect, also known as creeping or crawling invertebrate or any of an order of insects that have sucking mouthparts, forewings, thicken at the base, and incomplete metamorphosis. They are also called true bugs. However, it is important to know that...