Honey Bees are occasionally found nesting near homes in walls, attics, rocks, and cracks among many other places. They are known mainly for their production of honey and pollinating flowers. They do not seek out humans but will guard their nest. Due to the potential harm they can cause to your family you should seek out professional beekeeping services to remove them instead of trying to move them yourself because of their contribution to nature you may not want to destroy them. As a pest control company our only cure will be to destroy the bees. As a pest control company that respects the life long work of the Honey bees, we do not provide service for Honey Bees. Please refer to your local Beekeeper to help preserve these hard working bees.
Geckos are known to feed on many different pests including roaches, mosquitoes, ants, moths and termites. Some species on the island are nocturnal and others are active during the day.
They average between 3-6 inches in length and vary in colors. They communicate with one another through "chirps" and "barks".
However, this pest may leave behind droppings which can be unsightly, there are ways to help reduce their numbers in your home. Be sure to seal off any entry points into the home. Use caulking and foam sealers to eliminate gaps. Reducing the number of pests inside the home will also help deter them. Pesticides do not have much effect on these creatures.
While a praying mantis can fly, they tend to prefer to walk. They rely on camouflage to hide from predators and will most commonly be found in trees, bushes and shrubs. These ambush predators will feed on most any pest. While it is unfortunate that they will eat beneficial pests, nuisance pests are also on the menu. They will stand still in a "praying" position waiting for an unsuspecting pest to walk or fly by. This creature is not dangerous to humans.
Despite the size and bright colors on these spiders, they are not dangerous to humans. These spiders are a great pest to have around the garden to help manage the population of other pests. If they are obstructive it is best to relocate these spiders to a less invasive area of the yard as opposed to killing them. Females tend to be larger and more colorful than males. They are easily recognized by the web design which typically has a thick zigzag in the center of the web.
Lacewings are not harmful to humans and are a beneficial plant pest. Some breeds feed mainly on destructive pests like whiteflies, aphids, mealybugs and other soft bodied pests while others will feed on honeydew, nectar and pollen. They are a flying pest as adults and may be attracted to lights during the dark hours. Common plants that attract Lacewings include Dill, Coriander, Fennel, Dandelions, among many others.
Easily recognized by their red bodies and black spots. Young larvae will have a more orange colored tint and will typically feed on more pests than the adults. Over a single lifetime of a single ladybug, they can consume as many as 5,000 aphids. Their diet can also consist of mealy bugs, scales, mites, etc.