Author Archives: Consolidated Pest Control

Cold Damage to Turf

Seeing your lawn turn brown during the winter can be worrying for some homeowners; however, this is a normal part of your lawn’s winter dormancy. Come spring time your lawn should rebound and begin producing new green growth. But when hard freezes hit, your turfgrass may be injured. If temperatures suddenly fall below 20 degrees […]

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Health Threats Posed by Bed Bugs

According to the Entomology Department at Purdue University, bed bugs are not only annoying and hard to eradicate, but they can pose a significant health hazard to people who have been victimized by them. Bed bugs live by attaching themselves to one’s skin and sucking blood. The irritation that the insects cause can make people […]

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Health Threats Posed by Ants

Ants have become, unfortunately, a common household pest. They like to invade homes in search of warmth, especially in the winter months. They tend to form colonies around kitchen and bathroom plumbing, where they have ready access to water. Ants can also bring with them asthma and allergic reactions, according to WebMd. The yellowish Pharaoh […]

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Health Threats Posed by Ticks

Ticks are not on the usual list of pests people tend to worry about.  Unlike cockroaches or other insects, they cannot be seen very well by the naked eye. However, ticks of various kinds can make their presence known by the diseases they can spread. WebMD notes that ticks like to fasten themselves to human […]

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