When Pests Cause Destruction: Three Pest-Caused Epidemics

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iStock_000041855648_SmallEveryone knows pests are destructive. Who hasn’t complained about rats tearing into their clothes and who have not heard the news about the diseases brought by mosquitoes? However, there were times in human history when pests upped their level of destructiveness that they have caused too much human suffering and innumerable number of deaths. Here are some of the most horrific pandemics and epidemics spread by pests.

The Black Death in Europe ...

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Four Common Houseplant Pests

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Cozy corner at homeYou may be thinking that because your plants are inside your house, it is already safe from these nefarious creatures called pests. However, house plants have their own share of suffering as their contemporaries in the garden.

Who are these houseplant pests?

Clemson University Home and Garden Information Center says several pests feed on houseplants and they usually enter the home through newly purchased plants or through plants that ...

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Four Safe Ways to Keep the House Pest-Free

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office binder house family thunderstorm safetyHaving a house that’s free from pests is a surefire way to keep its residents healthy and free from deadly diseases. Pests are the internal burglars of the home, stealing the quality of life and the value of the home with their presence.

Go the Natural Way

Although spraying the whole house and dousing every corner of the house with chemicals sounds about right in keeping pesky crawlers ...

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Five Most Common Pests and How to Get Rid of Them Naturally

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mosquito repellent sprayThe best way for a homeowner to avoid the most common of pests is to know what they are in the first place. Although pest control can be expensive, it is an important investment as these pests carry the deadliest of diseases and can render a house unlivable if not managed properly. No matter how clean a homeowner can be, pests are part of life. However, it does not ...

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