As the weather turns cooler, we’re all spending more time indoors — including the critters we’d rather keep outdoors. Mice are working their way into homes around the metro. It’s so bad, one company says their calls are up 35 percent over years past.
Our soggy spring and summer have left an unsightly, and for some, an unsettling, problem. The extra wet ground has caused an increase in bugs, centipedes and mosquitos.
When you were wishing for warmer weather, you may have overlooked this small fact: Warm weather brings out the bugs. Right now, pest experts say they’re getting a lot of calls from homeowners about box elder bugs and carpenter ants.
Wasps can put fear in both kids and adults, with a sting that most try hard to avoid. But avoiding wasps is a tough task this summer due to a boom in their numbers.