It’s a fresh, new year, which means many people are just beginning to embark on their New Year’s resolution journey. While every individual may have their own personal goals, Braman Termite & Pest Elimination encourages homeowners to make a shared commitment to diligent pest-proofing throughout the year.
As a society of fear mongers, we don’t have the proper education to understand bugs, and what we don’t understand, we end up fearing. German cockroaches are one of the most feared insects in the world, but through art and education we can dispel the myths that surround this species.
Braman Termite & Pest Elimination shares tips to keep homes pest-free this holiday season.
“Home for the holidays” takes on a whole other meaning when you unsuspectingly invite a clan of creepy crawlers to join in the celebration. If you want to ensure your holidays are filled with a cup of good cheer, consider taking some simple steps to ensure your décor is pest-free.
Thanksgiving traditionally kicks off the holiday travel season. People make plans to celebrate with relatives and friends, both near and far. The increase in travel during this time brings with it the greater risk of unwanted, hitchhiking pests wreaking havoc: bed bugs.
Rodents are starting to seek shelter in homes now that the weather is getting colder. 40% of all mammals are rodents. So it’s no surprise Pioneer Valley residents are having issues with them coming into their homes.
Bed bugs are the gift that no one wants during the holidays. They easily make their way into suitcases, onto clothing or other belongings.
Natasha Wright thought she was going to be a veterinarian when she started college. It turns out she likes bugs, so entomology was a perfect fit for her.
The pitter-patter of little feet can bring a smile, unless there are no children in your home. Then it can be an indication of a pesky problem. While we can’t predict the weather, we can predict that when temperatures cool, rodents seek indoor accommodations.
Once you suspect you may have a bedbug issue — whether because you’ve spotted bites on your body or you saw a bug crawling across the floor — you need to turn your attention to how to get rid of them.