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Pest Tip

Here is a PEST TIP. It covers the most dangerous pest in the country, the spray jockey pest control person. If an exterminator comes to your home and wants to spray your baseboards or anyplace without first determining if you have any pests, do not let them. A qualified pest technician will inspect your home … Continue reading

Ants

Ants are probably the most common pest in homes everywhere in the country. There are many species that will invade homes and control measures for one species may not work for another. In NM, for instance, we have approximately 226 species of ants, more than in all of Europe, so ants are a problem in … Continue reading

Can we get sick from pesticides?

  Some communities are using pesticides to control mosquitoes and it is not a good idea. We need to re-think the necessity of spraying for mosquitoes. Is it possible to get bitten by a mosquito and get sick? Sure, it is possible. It is possible to get sick when exposed to house fly feces, cockroaches … Continue reading

Hazards of Pesticides

Why do I focus on the hazards of pesticides? There are several reasons. One; pesticides are hazardous to people when they are misused and even in cases where they are properly used.¬† The most common pesticide group used are synthetic pyrethroids and studies have found that they can cause children to develop leukemia and lymphoma … Continue reading

Spraying in the rain

I saw a pest control company spraying pesticides around a home today. The forecast is for rain¬† tonight and it is absolutely ridiculous to spray pesticides before the rain. The pesticides will get washed into other areas and kill a lot of non-pest bugs. Birds will eat the dying bugs and they will get sick … Continue reading

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