Bees

Bee is the common name for a winged, flower-feeding insect with branched body hairs. Bees are dependent on pollen as a protein source and on flower nectar or oils as an energy source. Bees range in size from tiny species – only 2 mm (0.08 in) in length – to rather large insects – up…

Commercial Pest Control

Superior Termite & Pest Control provides our commercial customers with peace of mind knowing they have a pest and rodent free environment for their employees, patrons and visitors alike. We know it is not just our reputation on the line, business reputations can be affected by the presence of pests and rodents. We offer services…

What are Silverfish?

 Silverfish (Lepisma saccharina) are small, wingless insects of the Thysanura order that get their name from their silvery-blue appearance and fishlike movements. They are also known as paramites, carpet sharks or fishmoths; sometimes they are confused with firebrats, another very similar insect of the Thysanusa order.    Silverfish are approximately one half inch to an…

Mosquito Prevention

It’s almost summer, and time to enjoy being outside or gardening. Unfortunately it is also mosquito season! Mosquitoes can make gardening uncomfortable and turn porch sitting into a chore. But there are several steps you can take to safely reduce mosquito populations, have a more enjoyable summer, and protect yourself from diseases that mosquitoes help…

Wasp Information

Wasp infestations can be fairly common in residential areas. If you notice a few wasps flying near your home, that can be an indication that a nest is located near by and you should inspect your home to determine its location and eliminate it.   This is the time of year you will most likely…

Flea & Tick Control

Those beautiful spring days bring with them a pesky nuisance – fleas and ticks.  These critters not only cause our pets to itch and scratch, they can carry diseases. They start hatching out in the early spring, as soon as we have several consecutive 60 degree days.  Your pet does not have to be directly…

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Cockroach Disease

Cockroaches are one of the most common household pests. At night they go through kitchens, garbage, drains, and sewers looking for food. They have filthy habits, a bad smell, and can carry intestinal diseases such as diarrhea, dysentery, typhoid fever, and cholera. What are Cockroaches? Cockroaches are flattened insects, identified by their long antennae and…