How do you recognize termites?
Depending on where you live, termite swarms may be visible in the early spring. Termites are often confused with flying ants. Telltale signs of termite infestation include soft wood in the home, mud tubes on the exterior of your home and darkening or blistering of wood structures.
Can I get sick from bedbugs?
Bedbugs are not known to spread any diseases to humans. However, their bites can leave behind itchy, red welts which can become infected from scratching.
What types of pests are included in the stinging insect category?
Several pests are included in this category. The most well-known are bees, wasps and hornets. Some species of ants, such as fire ants, are included in this category as well.
Are mosquitoes a real health threat?
Mosquitoes transmit at least three human diseases that have been found in the United States. All of them are potentially fatal. These diseases include West Nile Virus, Malaria and Dengue Fever.