Halloween Pest Control: When Halloween Decor Becomes Reality

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When the chill of autumn arrives, so do some of the season’s scariest decorations. Witches, ghosts, vampires, and mummies are the season’s headliners, but what about their trusty sidekicks? It’s nearly impossible to create a truly spooktacular Halloween display without pests like spiders, insects, rats, and mice. But what happens when these frightening decorations become […]

7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Pests

Some ants protect their nests with their heads Aside from being able to carry objects 50 times their own body weight, ants display another behavior that is quite spectacular. head to protect its colony from unwanted guests. Ants use to live alongside the dinosaurs over 130 million years ago. Fossilized evidence of ants and other […]

Did You Know: Cockroaches Don’t Use Their Brains to Keep Balance?

Neither did we, or anyone else, until the recent release of a study conducted by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. It turns out that the cockroach’s ability to keep upright has nothing to do with the neural makeup of their brains, as it does in most other creatures, but rather relies on the […]

How to Make a Worm and Dirt Cake

This worm and dirt cake is a fun way to get kids squirming and dying to try it at the same time. It’s even a fun dish to make for an office potluck! You can use any kitchenware dish but we think using a flowerpot or sand/beach bucket makes for more squeals and interest! This […]

How to Make an Ant Cake

After receiving e-mails about our Labor Day ant cake, we decided to post the details of the arduous process.  Maybe you’re a mom with a toddler who loves ants and you need a special birthday cake.  Maybe you’re just weird like us. 1)       Bake three round 9″ cakes.  Chocolate is best.  But you probably already […]