The Beewolf Is One of the Fiercest of All Flying Insects

The Beewolf Is One of the Fiercest of All Flying Insects By Horizon Pest Control Bees can be frightening insects when they happen to be buzzing in your direction. Even if you are not allergic to bee stings you probably still move away quickly when one is nearby. After all, why risk the possibility of […]

Are There Any Garden Plants That Repel Termites?

Are There Any Garden Plants That Repel Termites? By Horizon Pest Control Sometimes a small insect-pest presence within a home can be handled with a can of Raid or with the soles of a person’s feet, but some insect-pests can prove difficult to eradicate with such crude methods. When it comes to judging whether or […]

New Ticks Found in New Jersey and New York

New Ticks Found in New Jersey and New York By Horizon Pest Control It is summer season once again and time for us to spend more time outdoors. However, this season also brings a particular risk, especially for children and even the elderly who love to stay outdoors. Risk such as tick bites and Lyme […]

NJ Woman Dies from Rare Tick-Borne Disease

NJ Woman Dies from Rare Tick-Borne Disease By Horizon Pest Control The NJ Tick Threat is Real The state Department of Health has confirmed a Warren County Woman from New Jersey died of a rare tick-borne disease. Her death in early May was caused by the Powassan virus. This disease is an uncommon illness that […]

Pesticides vs. Natural Chemicals To Kill Bugs

Pesticides vs. Natural Chemicals To Kill Bugs By Horizon Pest Control The use of pesticide versus natural chemicals has long been debated. Although insecticides and natural chemicals both have their own advantages, most of those who want to effectively get rid of different insects and bugs would want to know which one of them is […]

Are Termite Inspections Legally Required Before Selling A Home?

Are Termite Inspections Legally Required Before Selling A Home? By Horizon Pest Control It should go without saying that anyone planning to buy a home should have a termite inspection done. Termite inspections are considered routine by some real estate agents, but other agents may try to dodge any discussion of termites before closing a […]

Identifying Hornet & Yellowjacket Nests and Removing Them

Identifying Hornet & Yellowjacket Nests and Removing Them By Horizon Pest Control Hornets are wasps and are closely related to yellowjackets. There are about twenty different species of hornets and most of them live in tropical Asia. However, hornets are also found in Europe, Africa, and North America. They are commonly found on trees and […]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Wolf Spiders

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Wolf Spiders By Horizon Pest Control The wolf spider is a strong, agile hunter that often chases their prey at high speeds. Not only are these creatures intimidating to watch, but there are several interesting facts about them you may not know. The following are 10 things you didn’t […]

10 Facts About Kissing Bugs

10 Facts About Kissing Bugs By Horizon Pest Control Also known as triatominae, kissing bugs are a subfamily of Reduviidae family and also go by the names, the assassin and conenose bug. Wondering if your home is plagued with these pests? Read the following 10 facts about kissing bugs to find out. Fact 1: A […]

10 Facts About Assassin Bugs

10 Facts About Assassin Bugs By Horizon Pest Control If the name of these creatures isn’t enough to get your attention, some of the disturbing things that they tend to do surely will be. Assassin bugs, or Reduviidae, are found throughout the world, with over 135 species recognized in North America alone. Here are ten […]