Taxidermy Fumigation

By | October 10th, 2016|Categories: Beetles, General Pest Control|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Drywood termite fumigation controls some taxidermy pests that commonly infest taxidermy mounts. Because Vikane® (sulfuryl flouride) is a trusted remedy used by many museums, we recommend that owners of taxidermy mounts consider upgrading their drywood termite fumigation to a "taxidermy" fumigation. Here's [...]

Important Bed Bug Law for California Landlords and Tenants

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Bed Bugs, San Diego Bed Bugs|Tags: , , , , |

California AB 551 - Rental Property: Bed bugs affects all landlords, tenants and any pest control company that performs bed bug work. Thrasher is happy to provide a brief, in-person presentation about this law to interested groups or associations. Call our office [...]

100 to 400 Reasons Not to Ignore Indiameal Moths

By | October 6th, 2016|Categories: General Pest Control|Tags: , , , |

Indianmeal moths are the most commonly encountered pest of stored products. The adult moth causes no damage; however larvae attack grain and grain products, dried fruit (they seem to love raisins), crackers, powdered milk, chocolate, dry dog food, bird seed [...]

How to Tell the Difference Between Bed Bugs and Carpet Beetles

By | September 29th, 2016|Categories: Bed Bugs, Beetles, Crawling Pests, General Pest Control, How to Identify Bed Bugs|Tags: , , , |

Many people confuse the common, and relatively* harmless, carpet beetle with bed bugs. Here's how to tell the difference. Immature bed bugs (nymphs) and adult bed bugs both bite. Bed bug nymphs are very small, pale tan, but have the same [...]

Wild Wednesday: Pollen Collector

By | August 31st, 2016|Categories: beautiful insects, Bees|Tags: , |

One of our staff filmed this native bee collecting pollen from a squash flower in her backyard. You can clearly see the bee packing the pollen between the hairs on its hind legs. ----- At Thrasher Termite and Pest Control, [...]