Swoboda Articles in the ‘Pest Information’ Category
BCS August Pest Control Outlook!
The month of August is one of the most significant months of the year for many pest control issues. By now, most species of pests have larger populations, which in the predator/prey world means more and more available resources. Homeowner sightings of predatory pests such as snakes, wildlife with babies, and huge populations of insects […]
Sometimes known and Roly poly bugs or pill bugs, the sowbug is not a bug at all. In fact, it is not even an insect. They are crustaceans, just like shrimp and lobsters. An insect has three body segments, three pair of legs and one pair of antennae. Sowbug have many body segments and seven […]
November Pest Outlook for Bryan and College Station
The extended warmer weather – highs above 60-degree Fahrenheit means that hardy summer pests are still active. That also means that there is still time to be proactive in dealing with pest control issues for this winter and into next year. That is especially true of commercial, residential, and multi-family units. The Long Cold Winter […]
Worst Pests in Bryan and College Station?
There are many ways to measure the damage that pests do. In terms of just dollars or the costs of repair from pest damage there are a few pests that would go on that list. In terms of extermination of a pest and the costs associated with that other pests would show up on that […]
What to Expect from Fall Pests in Bryan
The mild temperatures and the rain cause pests to look for shelter. One of the keys factors in the increase in biting flies is a drop or rise in pressure caused by approaching storms. Spiders, scorpions, mice and other ground dwelling pests begin to seek out shelter when the rains start. Squirrels and raccoons are […]
Common Grubs Around Bryan, Texas And The Damage That They Do
Grubs are another word for larvae and when we talk about pest issues that are related to grubs we almost always mean beetle larvae. However, every insect that has a complete life cycle produces a grub. Those include: Moths and butterflies – Lepidoptera Flies – Diptera and their nasty maggots Beetles and their large range […]
Three Fall Pests Almost Every Bryan Home Has
Fall pests are opportunist that care little about who you are or where you live. What they want is a place to overwinter, raise their young, and have access to food and water with little risk or predation. Bryan and College Station homes and apartments fit the bill nicely. Here’s our list of the three […]
Biting Flies Pest in Bryan and College Station, Texas
Aggieland’s Biting Flies!! It sounds like a horror film headline, but it’s true. The cities of Bryan and College Station have a history of biting flies, especially black flies. The black flies are small, gnat-sized terrors that make mosquitoes seem peaceful. Whereas mosquitoes tend to bite in the early and later parts of the days, black […]