Mice and Cockroaches Linked To Asthma in Young Children

A study conducted by a team from the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University, revealed that pest allergens (mouse and cockroach) can impact children with asthma. According to the study, Anna B.Fishbein, MD, MSci and her team evaluated 711 asthma patients. The team accounted for other contributing factors such as obesity, poverty, and smoking during …

Commercial Pest Control: How Pests Damage Your Business

Not much will scare off a customer quicker than a pest problem. The problem will likely compound as customers begin to share of the experience on social media channels and review sites like YELP. Local newspapers regularly feature food establishments and other businesses with pest problems, because the incidents uncovered by inspection are reported to the news by health and …

How to Keep Bugs Away When Camping

Summer is the time to head to the great outdoors. If you are planning a summer vacation and camping is on the agenda, you are likely to encounter bugs. The most troublesome are mosquitoes, ants, ticks and no-see-ums. Insects can be more than a nuisance, their bites can lead to infection if not treated properly and some carry diseases. Add …

Southerners: You Don’t Have to Live with Bugs

When living in the south you might hear people tell you to expect to see palmetto bugs, roaches and other creepy crawlers, but just because you live in the south doesn’t mean you have to live with bugs. You’ve probably also heard the phrase “everything is bigger in the south,” which brings to mind the size of those southern palmetto …

Elementary School Battles Serious Flea Infestation

An elementary school in San Diego, California has been facing an infestation of pesky classmates: fleas. This is a serious situation that any school is vulnerable to experiencing. An NBC news report shared about the fears from students, parents and faculty, and how three attempts of do-it-yourself extermination have failed. Eleven-year-old Estrella Pena said she and her classmates are bitten …

Have you tried EcoShield Pest Control?

For understandable reasons, most of us don’t want to have anything to do with pests like mosquitoes, roaches, and ants. We just want the problem taken care of and our home restored to its pest-free state. However, it is essential to know what your pest control service is bringing into your home. It’s important to keep your home free of …

Ant Pest Control: Why Ants Are Such a Problem

Don’t let their size fool you! Even though they are tiny, ants can pose a big problem to a household or business. One reason is because of their military lifestyle. They are very methodical and coordinated in their way of living, and they are proof that there truly is power in numbers. Below, we answer important questions about ant behavior …