The spotted lanternfly continues to spread fast in the central new jersey region, and various parts of Pennsylvania. This highly destructive insect is native to Asia and accidentally arrived in the US in 2012. It has been known to eat grapes, trees, flowers, vegetables, and many other plants in its path, making it very dangerous!
Bed bugs hide in your mattress seams, in furniture, or behind baseboards waiting for you to act as their host. They emerge at night searching for food, which is human blood. Once they detach from your body, they leave you feeling itchy and with red welts. Doesn’t that sound like a creepy, crawly nightmare?
There are many classic images of farmers spraying thousands of pounds of DDT on their crops to control bugs. Those practices did a huge amount of damage to the bugs, but also the crops, the people and the planet. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a system designed to prevent our pest control efforts from poisoning the rest of our world.
When you're managing a property, you need to make decisions that simply make sense. Deciding how to take a pro-active approach to potential bed bug issues has become a debated issue, weighing traditional visual inspections versus K-9 inspections. Is price the only difference between the two?
While there have been no issues at Anchor Pest Control, the impact of Coronavirus COVID-19 has been greater than we would have ever imagined. I want you to be assured that our customers’ health and safety is our top priority. We have followed the CDC best practices and implemented additional measures to keep our employees and customers safe during this sensitive time.