Tag: insects

Spiders of the Pacific Northwest

Spiders of the Pacific Northwest

February 3, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The first thing that pest control experts will tell you is that spiders are largely harmless. There are two medically significant species in the Pacific Northwest (the Black Widow and the Hobo Spider), but those species are unlikely to attack unless provoked. Still, spiders make it to the top of peoples’ lists of pests to get rid of.

Insects In Our Food

Insects In Our Food

January 2, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Following a report by the UN encouraging greater consumption of insects to tackle global hunger, JG Pest Control commissioned an infographic to look at some of the insects already being eaten. You may not be aware, but there are between 4-6 million different species of insects known to humans, and we only a eat a few thousand?

Spider Silk: The Super Material of the Future

Spider Silk: The Super Material of the Future

December 26, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Spider webs are annoying, that’s a fact. But did you know that spider silk is actually very useful? Check out the following infographic to learn more.

A Guide to the Brown Recluse Spider

A Guide to the Brown Recluse Spider

October 22, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Here is a helpful guide to the Brown Recluse including how the spider bites, where they can be found and what they look like. The Brown Recluse, also known as the violin spider, is a poisonous creature whose bite can cause children and adults to become ill.

Stinging Insects Pest Control: Know the Difference

Stinging Insects Pest Control: Know the Difference

July 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Summer brings all kinds of things such as vacations, BBQs, picnics, fun outdoor activities, and more…including stinging insects. Not all stinging insects are created equal though. While you should be concerned about the species that pack a powerful and painful sting and can cause allergic reactions, there is one that should be protected.

Are You Mosquito Bait?

Are You Mosquito Bait?

September 6, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Why is it that some people never get bitten by mosquitoes, but you have them lining up on your limbs buffet-style, ready to dig in? Mystery solved. In this infographic below by Completely You learn the answers to the question, “Are you Mosquito Bait?”