We recently saw a cartoon of an adult pigeon and a baby pigeon perched in a telephone wire. The momma said to the baby pigeon, “Wait until a car comes by.” How true!
Pigeons aren’t just a nuisance, they are a major health hazard. Pigeons are capable of spreading diseases transmittable to humans, their droppings are corrosive as well as […]
We love the look of pine cones and acorns on a fall table. To kill any insects hiding inside, first spread your collection of cones and acorns (not leaves!) on a cookie sheet and bake at 175 degrees for 1-1/2 to 2 hours with the door ajar. Check every 15 minutes to avoid scorching. After the cones and acorns […]
We were shocked recently to read a veterinarian’s DIY “all natural” solution to kill fleas in a home. She recommend sprinkling borax on couches, carpet, chairs, and anywhere there was a flea problem. What caused this educated professional to give such very bad advice? Sloppy research. The internet is full of really bad advice, especially when it comes to […]
To celebrate Halloween, this month we’re blogging about edible insects. Edible insects make great and creepy Halloween party food. If you’re not up to preparing live insects for consumption, you can purchase food insects from the sources below. Of course you can always call Thrasher Termite & Pest Control to get rid of the pests in your house…and, no, […]
For a savory insect Halloween party food, try escargot – a French recipe for cooked snails. Yes, snails are really mollusks–not insects, but they fall under the category of unwanted pest and great Halloween party food. Since we deal with pest control, this month we’re posting an alternative to traditional pest control: […]
The second installment of our Halloween party food posts, again feature edible insects. Since we deal with pest control, we thought we’d offer an alternative to traditional pest control: eat the pests! Of course if these recipes don’t appeal to you, you can always call Thrasher Termite & Pest Control to get rid of your pests in the traditional […]
This October we’re featuring Halloween party food. Since we deal with pest control, we thought we’d offer an alternative to traditional pest control: eat the pests! Of course if these recipes don’t appeal to you, you can always call Thrasher Termite & Pest Control to get rid of your pests in the traditional manner. Below you’ll find a basic […]
American cockroaches are some of the nastiest bugs found in the United States. Every state has some area that is infested with these diseases carrying bugs, including California. Those who have the misfortune of dealing with roaches are left with more questions than answers.
What do American cockroaches look like? What do they eat? Why are they attracted to my […]
Poor little Max is allergic to flea bites. This 4 lb. Yorkie scratches and bites himself raw when he gets a flea bite, so his owner is diligent about keeping him free of fleas. Recently Max began gnawing on himself again. There wasn’t a flea to be found on Max or in the house. The concerned owner took Max […]