Posts Tagged ‘licensed exterminator Mt Airy MD’

 Bed Bugs and the Damage They Can Do to Your Home

There is nothing cute about bed bugs. In fact, they can be destructive and annoying pests. You definitely don’t want them in your home.  What are bed bugs? These pests hide in beds. They dig into bed frames and mattresses during the day. At night, they feed on pets and people.  They do not have wings, are dark brown in color, have a flat and oval-faced body and are smaller than a ladybug. If they are in your room, you will smell their sweet, musty odor. They mark their territory by leaving red colored spots on your mattress or linen.You…

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Home Pest Control Update: Flying Ants or Termites?

Spring is finally here and with it the warmer and extremely wet mild winter, that means all types of flying and crawling bugs in Maryland! This includes our new clients in Woodbine, Gaithersburg, Columbia, Sykesville, and all of Maryland are calling us now about these flying insects with wings.  They may be winged ant reproductives or winged termite reproductives. But, how do homeowners tell the difference between the two?? First, the easiest way that a homeowner can tell if they have termites or an ant species is fairly simple: Ants (Carpenter, Odorous, Citronella, Pavement, etc.) have a definitive segmented body…

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How to Hire an Exterminator for Pests in Residences and Businesses

If you look up “exterminator” in the dictionary (www.dictionary.com) this is what you find: noun a person or thing that exterminates. a person or business establishment specializing in the elimination of vermin, insects, etc., from a building, apartment,etc., especially by the controlled application of toxic chemicals. “Exterminator” is a common term in the pest control industry. It does explain what we do. We “exterminate” bugs and other pests from homes and businesses. However, when the time comes and you need an exterminator, what do you look for exactly? Anyone can say they exterminate pests. Anyone may claim to be an…

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