CORKY’S PEST CONTROL BLOG

Termite Spot Treatment, A Real Solution?

Termite Spot Treatment, A Real Solution?

A SPOT TREATMENT is defined as any treatment which concerns a limited, defined area less than ten (10) linear or square feet that is intended to protect a specific location or “spot.” There are often adjacent areas, to the infested spot, that are susceptible to...

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Insects Blaze Trails From Wildlands To Gardens and into Homes

Insects Blaze Trails From Wildlands To Gardens and into Homes

Insects are everywhere. They are the most common animals on the planet. More than 1.5 million species of insects have been named, and many more have yet to be discovered. Without insects, our lives would be vastly different. Insects are responsible for keeping nature...

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Above All Else, Spiders Are Predators.

Above All Else, Spiders Are Predators.

Spiders are consummate hunters and killers and in the world of bugs, they are the equivalent of wolves, lions and sharks. Hunting strategies differ among spider species.  Some build fantastic webs to capture passing insects, like the Orb Weavers, while others, like...

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Ants: Farmers, Engineers, Warriors, Workers and Royalty

Ants: Farmers, Engineers, Warriors, Workers and Royalty

Ants are a fascinating group of insects capable of achieving so many great things. Today ants are the most numerous living creatures on the planet with the largest biomass of any other animal.  For comparison, the combined weight of all ants on earth is more than the...

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Look out for Ticks!

Look out for Ticks!

Ticks may look like tiny spiders, but they are not.  They belong to the arachnid family, which includes spiders, scorpions and mites. Ticks are among the most efficient carriers of disease because they will attach firmly when sucking blood, feed slowly and can go...

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Tiny Tick-ing Time Bombs.

Tiny Tick-ing Time Bombs.

Unlike many other biting pests, ticks are adapted to feed for long periods of time. They bury their curved fishhook-like teeth deeply into the skin of a host, so they can remain securely attached for days on end eating. It’s important to understand that ticks...

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Roaches, Here Today! – Here Tomorrow?  Not If We Can Help It!

Roaches, Here Today! – Here Tomorrow? Not If We Can Help It!

Some scientists and researchers believe, the Cockroach, a bug designed by nature to adapt so successfully to its environment that it has survived -- virtually unchanged -- for hundreds of millions of years, is truly worthy of some respect and it’s place on the tree of...

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Cockroaches, Here Today……… Here Tomorrow!

Cockroaches, Here Today……… Here Tomorrow!

Some scientists and researchers believe, the Cockroach, a bug designed by nature to adapt so successfully to its environment that it has survived -- virtually unchanged -- for hundreds of millions of years, is truly worthy of some respect and it’s place on the tree of...

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