All posts by Pat

Help! I Found One Bed Bug…Are There More?

So the unthinkable has happened: You’ve found one bed bug. And now you’re frantically searching the Internet for assurance that bed bugs can and do travel alone.We’re sad to say

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What Do Silverfish Do? Are They Dangerous?

Silverfish. Even the name is confusing. Because while they may be silver, they are most definitely not fish.In fact, silverfish are arthropods, a very ancient group of insects that used to crawl

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Can Bed Bugs Live In Your Hair? The Uncomfortable Truth

A wise teacher once told me that there’s no such thing as a bad question. But the question, “can bed bugs live in your hair?” proves that there is such a thing as a sad question.Yup,

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Can Bed Bugs Live in Carpet? Yes, Here’s How to Destroy Them

Bed bugs like to live in bed. They’re the shut-ins of the insect world. If they could, most bed bugs would live out their entire lives inside somebody’s bed.It’s a great place to

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Is There Bed Bug Insurance? Does Renters Insurance Cover Bed Bugs?

A bed bug infestation can happen suddenly. All it takes is one pregnant female to enter your home and hide herself away in some dark crevice somewhere.Then, she’ll start producing eggs every

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Is This A Silverfish Bug Bite?

Is there anything worse than lying awake at night, staring at your inflamed and itchy skin, wondering “Is this a silverfish bug bite?!” And yes, the prospect of a silverfish is truly disgusting

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Can Bed Bugs Make You Sick? Even Worse, Can Bed Bugs Kill You?!

If you had to design a pest with the intention of driving people crazy, the chances are high that you’d invent something very much like a bed bug.The fear and panic spread by these insects

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How To Kill A Scorpion (Without Killing Yourself In The Process)

Ah, that age old question pondered by all those who are both lucky and unlucky enough to live in dry, hot regions: how to kill a scorpion (without killing yourself in the process). It usually goes something

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Can Bed Bugs Live in Your Car? The Ultimate Guide to Bed Bugs in Cars

Here in my car, Gary Numan famously sang, I feel safest of all. Easy for him to say. Bed bugs were almost unheard of during Gary’s 1979 heyday.Following the second world war, bed bug populations

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How Do Scorpions Get In the House? (And How to Keep Them Out)

Wondering how do scorpions get in the house? That’s the kind of question that will keep you up at night. It’s also the kind of question that invites some pretty uncomfortable answers. Yet,

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