Distinguishing Between a Brown Recluse and Wolf Spider

People living in areas infested with spiders may automatically think they’re going to die if they’re bitten by one. This is only a misconception because most spiders won’t kill you. Two spiders often confused with each other are the brown

5 Facts About Mice You Need to Know

There’s nothing worse than seeing a mouse scurry across the floor in your home. For some owners, it’s their worst nightmare. Mice are very common and Sanford pest control company, Pro-Staff, wants home owners to know the chances of an

How to Pick a Pest Control Company for Your Business

Summer is rapidly approaching and so is the need for a pest control company for your business. It can be difficult deciding which company to choose though. Oviedo pest control company, Pro-Staff, knows there are multiple businesses that offer service

Bugs Awaken in the Warmer Months and Knock on Your Door

Now that we’re beginning to see some warmer weather around the country, we may also see an influx of insects like ants, roaches, spiders and other pests. Our Orlando pest control experts have routinely seen a significant increase in pests

Termite Mounds are Helping Harvard Researchers Create Energy-Efficient Buildings

A pair of students at Harvard University have uncovered the key to termite mound ventilation. Hunter King and Samuel Ocko announced their discovery recently at this year’s American Physical Society meeting. They think what they’ve learned might help with making

How to Identify Florida’s Poisonous Spiders

We don’t know if Little Miss Muffet was sitting on a tuffet in Florida when she was frightened away by a spider who sat down beside her but we do know that Florida is home to two species of poisonous

10 Pests Floridians Love to Hate

Floridians don’t have to contend with shoveling snow, but they do have to deal with humidity and bugs. In fact, pest control is a must if you don’t want to be overtaken by “creepy little critters” in your home or

9 Ways to Keep Your Kitchen from Going “Buggy”

The kitchen is usually reserved for family cooking and dining. Did you know that you may have some uninvited guests there, too? Cockroaches, rodents, fruit flies, ants and pantry pests are looking for food in your well-stocked kitchen. If you

Will “Mini Draculas” Be Vacationing With You in Your Hotel Room?

Are you feeling itchy just thinking about the possibility of finding bed bugs in your hotel room? Bedbugs are reddish brown oval – shaped insects that can be up to a quarter of an inch long. This species does not

Caring for Your Lawn During the Cold Florida Months

You have to love the winters here in Florida. One day it’s 80 degrees and perfect outside, the next it’s 55 degrees, damp and overcast. This moving target of a season can cause our Florida lawns to go through some