Category Archives for "blog"

What Does a Dust Mite Look Like? – Do These Insects Bite?

 Just what do dust mites look like? Well, contrary to single-color images that often show a menacing-looking beast, dust mites actually resemble blobs of moisture with sharp appendages, which is one of many aspects that you might not know about dust mites. Does dust get so thick in your home that you’re sure you see dust […]

Continue reading

What Do Cockroach Bites Look Like?

 I never see cockroaches in my house, but I have noticed them in our garden shed. After showing them to my son, he asked, “Can cockroaches bite?” Not knowing the answer, I investigated and uncovered some horrible and intriguing answers. Before answering my son’s question, here are some additional questions to consider. Do you know what […]

Continue reading

Do Carpet Beetles Bite Humans? Learn How to Get Rid of Them!

My next door neighbor claims that carpet beetles bite her. Another neighbor across the street says she’s wrong. Since I wondered, “Do carpet beetles bite?” I decided to investigate. The answer might surprise you as much as it surprised me. Not too many people know what the effects are when it comes to these insects […]

Continue reading

Water Bug vs. Cockroach – What’s the Difference?

water bug vs cockroach

I spotted a large flat bug crawling under the kitchen sink and I said, “There goes a cockroach.”  My grandmother said, “Oh, that’s just a water bug.”  Water bug vs. cockroach – there doesn’t seem to be a difference, so I investigated and found out there’s quite a contrast. Have you noticed other people calling a […]

Continue reading