General pest control from Thrasher Termite & Pest Control

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 [...]

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 [...]

Vacuums Harbor Fleas and Bed Bugs

By | July 18th, 2016|Categories: Bed Bugs Prevention, Fleas, General Pest Control, San Diego Bed Bugs, Thrasher Termite & Pest Control Bed Bugs|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that your vacuum can harbor fleas and bed bugs? Our Thrasher Termite & Pest Control service technicians often include vacuums in their pest inspections! Think about it, vacuums suck up small particles, including fleas, bed bugs and bug [...]

Black Widow Spiders

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: Crawling Pests, General Pest Control, Pest Control San Diego, Pest Control Silicon Valley, Spiders|Tags: , , , |

Even the homes of Thrasher Termite & Pest Control staff are not immune from black widow spiders. The photo of this spider was taken outside of the front door of Sue's house. It's difficult to tell from the photo, but [...]