I love watching “Billy the Exterminator.” He is not only entertaining, he is also very educational. His knowledge about insects, snakes, bats and other animals and pests is amazing. Billy is usually dressed all in black. In an He explained this is because the dirt didn’t show as well on black. That makes sense, considering all the dusty basements, attics and underneath the houses he crawls through. The rest of his outfit leaves one to ponder over, but it seems to fit him. He wears studded wrist-guards and gloves to protect his hands in case an animal should bite. His hair is spiked and he doesn’t look anything like an exterminator, but to me this simply adds to his charm.
Resistant to most disease and insect infestations, feijoa guava trees are subject to fruit flies. The guava fruit fly (Bactrocera correcta) is controlled by the installation of bait traps containing an attractant, usually methyl eugenol, mixed with the pesticide dibrom. To keep traps out of the reach of small children and pets, traps are installed at a height of 6 feet or more. Savvy gardeners often tie small paper bags around each ripening guava to protect the tender fruit from invasive insects.
If you have a large in ground yellow jacket nest in your yard you should call professional pest control to get rid of it. You should also use real care mowing where you know there might be yellow jackets around. They will often be stirred up by the sound of the lawn mower and attack the person operating the lawn mower.
The task of exterminators Brookfield does not involve only spraying of chemicals and gases on your home. It is something more than that. He first inspects the entire house and figure out what exactly the problem is. Then he decides and sorts out which pesticide will be effective in killing the insects. The job is certainly harmful since he always carries lot of chemicals and pesticides with him and hence he is often exposed to strong chemical odors and dust.
Mealy bugs are tiny soft-bodied, wingless, white insects that produce a powdery, waxy coating on stems, leaves and fruit. They have piecing mouths that suck the sap from plant tissue. Mealy bugs weaken the guava tree, leading to discolored foliage and leaf drop. Mealy bugs secrete a sticky, sweet liquid known as honeydew. Honeydew attracts aphids and ants. The coconut mealy bug (Pseudococcus nipae) is a major problem to guava growers in tropical locations. The spiked mealybug (Nipaecoccus nipae) is prevalent in Hawaii. Ladybugs are natural predators of aphids and mealy bugs. The syrphid fly and lacewings are other natural predators termite control of aphids.
Also known by common names – deer flies, march flies, bull dog flies and forest flies, the horsefly makes irritating noise while flying. Despite the name, they do not attack specific animals, but are found sucking blood from all warm blooded species. Although it plays a valuable role in flower pollination, horsefly is generally considered as a pest. The reason being its ability to elicit painful bites and transmit diseases in humans, as well as household pets. Listed below are some effectual ways for natural horsefly control, which you can follow easily.
You can keep bats from getting back in by sealing up vents, holes, or cracks that they use as entry-points. If a window becomes broken in your home, be sure to place a cover over it immediately before going to bed. Installing screens or wire mesh is very effective as well. Bat cones are special bat prevention devices which will allow them to leave while not permitting them to get back in. If bats are a regular presence, you may consider constructing a bat house to keep them roosting outdoors.