Category Archives: Pest Control

Millions Of Captive Cockroaches Escape From A Farm

Millions Of Captive Cockroaches Escape From A Farm Cockroach farms are increasing rapidly in China as demand for roaches has skyrocketed in recent months. The wealthiest cockroach-entrepreneur in China owns six different farms that are currently populated with over ten million cockroaches. Some of these roaches are being raised for human consumption, while others are…
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When Spiders and Carnivorous Plants Team Up

Most people have heard of carnivorous plants such as the venus flytrap and pitcher plants. These plants are considered enemies of all insects and use trickery to lure in fresh insect prey for them to feast upon. However, it turns out that not all creepy crawlies are in danger from these carnivorous plants, and one…
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The Crazy Reasons Why The Ancient Egyptians Deified The Dung Beetle

The Crazy Reasons Why The Ancient Egyptians Deified The Dung Beetle The ancient Egyptians are credited with forming one of history's first civilizations. Historians could tell you all about the many accomplishments made by the ancient Egyptians, some good and others not so good. As you can imagine, the ancient Egyptians did get many things…
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Winter Weather Increases Risk for Allergies & Asthma Attacks

Most people think of pollen, dust and animal dander as common asthma and allergy triggers. However, Horizon Pest Control, a pest management company servicing New Jersey, warns that cockroaches can also pose a threat to allergy and asthma sufferers. The threat for cockroach allergens is elevated in the winter because there a greater chance for cockroaches to…
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Why Do People Dream Of Insects?

Insects account for a majority of the earth’s species, and they are all around us all of the time. Since insects are omnipresent during people’s waking lives, it should not come as a surprise to learn that insects are also commonly featured in people’s dreams. For the whole of human history, insects have had a…
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Venomous Chilean Spider Infestation

The Massive Venomous Chilean Spider Infestation That Was Mysteriously Found In A Popular Museum 60 Years Ago Cannot Be Eradicated Spider infestations can take form within any type of structure, including immaculate museums located within the Arctic circle where venomous spiders are not supposed to exist. As long as spiders can access proper shelter, they…
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The Spiders That Sing | New Jersey Spider Control

We all know that there exists several insect species that are capable of producing sounds that are audible to the human ear. These sounds are often referred to as “songs” despite the lack of a melody which most people consider to be a defining element of songs. Although insect songs may be lacking in melody,…
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