Pest Peeves, a blog by the Nozzle Nolen pest control experts, is here to provide you with tips and answers.  Do you have a pest peeve or question about a specific pest or service? We invite you to contact us or read our posts for answers and tips to all of your questions – our knowledge of pest control enables us to determine the best possible solutions for any situation.

Rats In My Home... What Can I do?

rat found in florida home

October 21, 2016 Rodents

Unfortunately, we receive pleas like this all the time from residents in our service area; and when the warm summer days begin to turn into the cool days autumn, they become more frequent and more frantic. The sad thing is that it really doesn’t have to be this way, but before we get into that, let’s take a look at rats and why they are more prevalent in fall.

Beware The House Of Tabanideae!

up close look at a horse fly in South FL

October 20, 2016 Flies

The insect family Tabanidae includes some of the most notorious biting flies in South Florida.  Horse flies, deer flies and yellow flies all belong to the family Tabanidae.  This article lists these infamous biting flies with descriptions including basic characteristics and unique features that could come in handy if you happen to run into one of these nasty little guys.

Five W’s and an H About House Flies

house fly on kitchen countertop

October 19, 2016 Flies

Do you often find house flies in your South Florida home? The bad news is that these flies may have touched down on manure before landing on your counter.  The good news is that you can reduce their numbers.  Learn more about house flies in this blog post.  

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