Are you planning a nice summer cookout in your backyard? Don’t let any unwanted pests crash your summer cookout!
Have you ever wondered why miller moths are attracted to lights? The army cutworm moth and other nocturnal flying insects depend upon natural celestial lighting to orient their flights and know their way. Often times, artificial lighting will attract the miller moth and cause confusion as they fly in a spiral pattern toward the light source.
With summer weather finally returning to the area, it is likely that you are already beginning to see mosquitoes on your property and while you're spending time outside. Not only are mosquitoes one of the most annoying summer insects, they can actually pose a few threats.
Are there cockroaches in Colorado? Unfortunately, the answer is yes, like so many other places all over the globe. The next obvious questions to address are do you have them? How did they get there? What kind of risks and dangers do they pose? How do you get them out of your Colorado house? And, how do you prevent them from moving back in?
Pest control is not what it used to be. There were days in the past when a pest control professional might have come to your home, quickly assessed the problem and thrown a pesticide around to kill the bugs. That’s not what most responsible pest control companies do nowadays, especially not the professionals at EnviroPest!
Colorado wildlife are not visitors you want on your property this summer. Unfortunately, for many folks in Loveland and Fort Collins, wildlife, including raccoons, skunks and squirrels are all likely to become problems for people at some point in the next couple of months.
With the resurgence of ticks every spring, there is much ado about the threat of Lyme disease. However, while there is an abundance of ticks in Colorado, no human case of Lyme disease has originated in this State. While May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, it is, for the most part, a concern in the Northeastern region of the United States, leaving residents of Colorado free of the risk of Lyme disease.
When hearing someone talk about spring finally arriving, the normal thoughts that pop into one’s mind are sunshine, warm temperatures, blossoming trees and blooming flowers. However, a not so pleasant reality is that spring also brings an abundance of spiders. Why? Where are they coming from? And why are there so many? More than likely, the spiders you are seeing in your home or business have been there all winter. Many spiders begin seeking solace in the fall, looking for a place to find comfort from the harsh temperatures of winter.
In early spring, little brown bats begin their nursery colonies. Female bats leave their winter hibernation spots in April to form nursery colonies with other females; their young will be born in late June or July. In nature, little brown bats are great at reducing insect populations, especially for annoying and disease spreading pests like mosquitoes. But when little brown bats decide to make their nursery colony in your home or business, these pests can pose quite a problem!