Malaria is a disease that has always affected many parts of the world. The US over the last 20 years successfully eradicated the disease but there have been recent cases of people who were infected that had not traveled outside […]Read More
Virginia is home to a number of snake species, but there are three that have a bite that is poisonous to human beings. While the presence of any type of snake around your home is concerning, it’s especially important to […]Read More
Mosquitoes are known all over the world for the transmission of a range of diseases. One of these is the West Nile Virus. Unfortunately, there has been a recent uptick in the disease, which is why it is important to […]Read More
Rodents have the ability to invade most homes in suburban Virginia and Maryland. As a homeowner, it can be shocking to find rodents like mice and rats in the home. Unfortunately, these pests can squeeze through the smallest cracks and […]Read More
Ants are very little creatures but they can be incredibly annoying. They have the uncanny ability to get into just about any kind of home. The fact that they are little and seem harmless for the most part does not […]Read More
If you are a homeowner in Virginia, you know how annoying it can be to find stink bugs in your home. The foul smell they produce when threatened is meant to protect them against predators, but it also creates a […]Read More
You’ve probably heard that certain types of ticks can be a threat to your health. The deer ticks or the black-legged ticks are very well known for their ability to spread Lyme disease. But have you heard about lone star […]Read More
Mosquitoes have long been known to cause health problems in human beings. You have probably heard enough about malaria, dengue, and Zika virus to know that mosquitoes are a serious threat to human health.
Unfortunately, the problems don’t end there – […]
Have you ever sat next to someone who was constantly complaining of mosquito bites while you had not been bitten once? While the idea of ‘sweet blood’ may be your first guess, it’s not quite accurate.
So what is it, really? […]