Our Pest Control Blog
Have you ever wondered why certain pests behave the way they do, thought about how they’re getting inside, or wanted to know a few DIY tricks to get rid of them? If so, read on and get your questions answered
There are about 3,000 identifiable species of spider in the United States. Of these spiders, only two of them are considered dangerous: the black widow spider and the brown recluse spider. While black widows are recognized by their signature red hourglass marking, brown recluse spiders are often misidentified.
The worst pest infestations are the ones that grow out of control before the signs are even apparent. Bed bugs can sometimes do this, as homeowners often don’t know they have a problem until they spot the bite marks these parasites leave behind. Learning how to spot the early signs, as well as why it’s important to turn to professionals early, will help keep your home protected.
Does it seem like every time you look up in the corner of your family room or pull back your shower curtain there’s a daddy long leg spider hanging out there? An abundance of daddy long legs in your home can signal a larger pest problem since daddy long legs feed on other pests. While daddy long leg spiders are relatively harmless, most of us don’t want to live with an abundance of them in our Beaumont homes! If you are plagued with these creepy looking pests, Bill Clark Pest Control has your solution.
Would you rather have a house full of rats or a house full of mice? The answer here is neither! Although you may have a personal opinion on which of these rodents is worse, the truth is both are dangerous and damaging. A rodent infestation can have a huge impact on the health of your family and the condition of your home. Here are some of the dangers of a rodent infestation, along with some prevention tips and information on what to do if you have an infestation.
It’s amazing how fast our brains kick into gear when there is perceived danger nearby. One great example of this is when you are outside and feel a tickle on your leg. The first reaction most people have is to jerk or flail until the feeling is gone. Why is this?
Centipedes and millipedes are both types of nuisance pests. These insects live most of their lives outside but will at times find their way inside where they can be annoying to deal with and difficult to get rid of.
Wildlife is a word that describes animals found living outdoors in nature. As the habitats of people have merged together with the habitats of many wild animals, wild animals have learned to use our property and homes as easy sources of food, water, and shelter.
Cockroaches are invasive and dangerous pests that thrive in a variety of both indoor and outdoor environments. Cockroaches have flattened, oval-shaped bodies, six legs that are covered in spines, and long antennae. Cockroach nymphs (young cockroaches) look similar to adults, but they are smaller in size and are wingless.
Pantry pests are different types of beetles, moths, and weevils that breed and feed inside stored products and dry goods. Pantry pests can become problematic inside homes, grocery stores, drug stores, museums, and food processing facilities.
The most common types of termites found living in our area of Southeast Texas are subterranean termites. As their name suggests, their colonies live in underground nests. Termites feed on things made of cellulose, preferring to feed on decaying plants, tree roots, tree stumps, fallen trees, and tree limbs.