Doing a bit of traveling this holiday season? Staying in a hotel? Think your hotel is safe from a bed bug infestation? It’s not. A recent article published by PJ Media entitled, “10 Hotel Chains with the Worst Bed Bug Infestations” lists some rather well known hotel chains:
It truly is the most wonderful time of the year – even for us pest controllers, as many insects such as ants become dormant. But is this the case for all pests? One species that seems to increase in numbers are red wasps.
Lady Beetles (commonly referred to as ladybugs) are small, beneficial creatures. They are typically red or orange, with black polka-dotted markings. Some cultures consider these highly identifiable pests as lucky. That is not the case, however when it comes to most of our clients as our firm will routinely receive requests from home owners, tenants and building managers during the winter months, to inspect and determine why they seemingly have an infestation. We usually start seeing the colorful beetles in November and are called upon to address their presence through January. Inevitably, what our team will find is a fresh delivery of poinsettia plants, which often turns out to be a Trojan horse.