German Roaches

The German cockroach (Blatella germanica) is a small species of cockroach with lengths of less than one inch. They possess wings though they don’t fly. It varies in color from tan to almost black and is a domestic pest. Regularly mistaken for the Asian cockroach, it differs in the ability of the Asian specie to fly. Recent research have shown …

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What to do When Ticks Infest Your Home

When you think of tick bites, people often think of them as kind of a hiker’s malady. You are traipsing through the brush, the mountains and trails when a rogue tick hitchhikes onto your pant leg and slowly creeps its way to an exposed area of skin. Though this is a common way people get ticks, did you know you …

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Black Widow Spider Habitat Facts

Black widow spiders are United State’s most dangerous, poisonous and potentially deadly spider. Most people are aware of these spiders and the threat they impose but not many know where to find black widows, what their webs look like and how to steer clear of them. A large part of keeping yourself and loved ones safe from a possible painful …

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Carpenter Bee

Carpenter bees (wood bees) are any of the 500 species of the Xylocopa genius of the Xylocopinae subfamily. They mainly burrow in hard plant material like dead wood or bamboo hence their “carpenter” name. The proxylocopa subgenius are an exception as they nest in the soil. Life Cycle and Habitat They have four life stages; egg, larval, pupal and adult …

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Long Flat Arthropod – The Centipede

How much do you know about those long-legged critters that linger in the cracks, crevices and damp dark areas of your home? Learn more about the centiped, watch the video below.

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earwig control PA and NJ

Why are Earwigs Taking Over My Home?

No one wants to live in house filled with earwigs. If your lucky and the earwigs have only taken over your yard, it is likely you would prefer to handle them before they make their way inside of your home. While earwigs are harmless, having hundreds of them camped out in a pile on your deck or in your kitchen …

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Things to Know about Ticks

Ticks are small parasites classed as arachnids (like spiders and mites). They live by sucking blood from living things and are usually found in warm, humid climates. They are either Soft ticks (Argasidae) or hard ticks (Ixodidae). The adults have pear-shaped bodies and eight legs. There are four stages (egg, larva, nymph, and adult) in the life cycle and are …

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Tips to Keep your Family Safe from Ticks

Ticks are nasty little creatures. The scary thing about them is how likely they are to transmit a variety of different diseases. You want to keep your family safe and prevent ticks from living in your yard. Here at Pointe Pest Control, you want to help you with tick control. Here are a few tips you can use to help …

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