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Mosquito vs. Bed Bug Bites: How To Tell the Difference

August 28, 2021

Mosquitoes and bed bugs are some of the most common insects that are found in households. Other than that, their bites appear similar. With these in hand, it’s crucial to recognize and distinguish the difference between their bites to know the proper treatment. To help give you a better differentiation, here are some of the things you need to know.  Mosquito Bites Mosquitoes are flying insects that feed on flower nectar and fruit juices ...

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Everything You Need to Know About the Cicada Killer Wasp

August 1, 2021

In a nutshell, cicada killer wasps don’t sting unless provoked or mishandled. But, even though they’re generally harmless to people, they’re still unwanted because they cause damage to gardens and lawns. Here are a few things you should know about these insects: Appearance and Habitat Cicada killers are quite large, and adult males and females can reach up to 1.5 to 2 inches in length. They have black or dark brown ...

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