You might have heard about daddy longlegs. Perhaps you have seen them crawling around in your yard. It is easy to identify them with their long legs. You may have even heard that they are the most poisonous “spider” in …

Summer means you can spend time in your yard doing the types of activities you and your family love. Unfortunately, summertime also brings out a lot of pests. Some you will find in your yard, while others you will find …

When we humans fear something, our senses are clouded and irrational. Seeing a terrifying spider in our house may lead our brain to exaggerate the reality. What may in actuality be a half inch spider, our adrenaline charged brain may …

Asian Lady Beetles, commonly called Ladybugs, are often thought of as friendly, helpful insects. But how much do you really know about this aphid? Take our short quiz to find out.

1. Ladybugs aren’t actually bugs.

True. The history of …

When you see that furry little mouse running through your home, you might ask yourself an important question. That is, you will ask yourself an important question after you step down from the chair and stop screaming. Don’t worry, we …

To the vast majority of the population, spiders are creepy, gross and terrifying. Even though most spiders are as harmless as a potato bug, for some reason they freak us out. The fear could stem from the fact that a …

Springtime means the snows have fled, flowers are in bloom, and lawns are being cut for the first time. You might be in the middle of a spring cleaning project when you begin to find that pests are in your …

Have you ever wondered where the bugs go when the rains fall? Since your body produces its own heat, you are considered to be endothermic. Insects do not have that advantage. Most insects are ectothermic, meaning they receive their warmth …

Cockroaches are disgusting, filthy insects. There are many bugs that look like cockroaches however, so how can you identify them? Finding a 6 legged insect with a hard exterior walking around is pretty nasty. While you don’t want to have …

In Chicago you can find our renowned pizza, the L and if you look closely, you will find plenty of cockroaches. Unfortunately, our city hosts not only the German and American cockroach, but you can also find the Oriental cockroach. …