Pests That Eat Our Food and Our Clothing

  • Carpet Beetles

    Mother Nature has a very efficient house-keeping crew that recycles all the leftover stuff. Animal hair is not very nutritious for most insects to eat, but carpet beetles have found a way. Unfortunately, a lot of our fabrics also are made from animal hair, and we aren’t done using them yet!

  • Clothes Moths

    You found a hole in your sweater and wonder how it got there. You have a moth flying around your reading light and wonder if there is a connection. Could it be you have moths eating your clothes? Read this article to unravel some of the mystery of these tiny little creatures with that big reputation.

  • Cockroaches: Interesting Facts

    Any critter that has survived unchanged for over 300 million years must be pretty remarkable. Cockroaches are exactly that, and as much as they disgust us and potentially harm us, you still have to admire what they can do.

  • Cockroaches: Keeping Them Out

    You can do a great deal to prevent or eliminate cockroaches without even using pesticides. If they can’t eat, drink, or find a place to hide you can keep them away. Some thoughts are offered here.

  • Cockroaches: Ultrasonic Repellers

    You see them advertised everywhere, promising to rid your life of all manner of unwanted pests. But, do they really work? This article offers you the truth from many university experts.

  • Moth Pests of Our Food

    Bugs may be part of the diet in some parts of the world, but not here in the U.S. When you find critters enjoying the foods in your cupboards what should you do? How bad can it get? What else can they feed on?