Toxin-Free Pest Control Solutions | Dr. Killigan’s

Every pest control advertisement seems to have the answer to your insect issue. Unfortunately, it usually involves the use of over-the-counter sprays filled with harsh chemicals that you cannot pronounce or the need for you and your family to evict the area so a bug guy can do their thing. There has to be a better way, right? […]

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Do Different Smells Attract Insects? | Dr. Killigan’s

During the spring and summer, and on into the fall, you see insects flying and crawling about. They all seem to have a destination in mind. Where are they going? It makes you wonder if they are being drawn to a source or what job they have to do. We hurry about our day with tasks to perform and obligations to meet, but sometimes something grabs our attention, and we are drawn to that source. […]

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Keeping Mosquitoes Away from Your Home | Dr. Killigan’s

Some insects do not realize when the seasons change on the calendar. They can survive as long as the conditions are right for them to reproduce. The mosquito is one of these insects. With the summer climate comes longer and warmer days, leaving the environment ripe for mosquitoes to continue their attack on you and your family. What can you do to keep mosquitoes away from your home? […]

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Will I Get Sick from Pantry Moths? | Dr. Killigan’s

Several insects invade your kitchen. Most are the result of a mess left behind, an unresolved leak, or another issue that is within your control. When it comes to moths, they are creatures that are just there, and even the cleanest of kitchens can have a fluttering inhabitant. As with most bugs, when they start creeping around your food, your first concern is about their impact on its edibility after their contact with it. […]

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How to Use Diatomaceous Earth Safely | Dr. Killigan’s

Bed bugs are one of the unseen, forgotten-about pests that no one thinks about until you begin to notice the effects of their bites. Unfortunately, their bites are not immediately recognized; they will not wake you in the middle of the night. You will gradually feel them, sometimes not until days later. If you have spotted their small bite marks, or have seen these little buggers around your bedding, your concern may now be, can I sleep in a bed with bed bugs? […]

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Am I Able to Sleep in a Bed with Bugs? | Dr. Killigan’s

Bed bugs are one of the unseen, forgotten-about pests that no one thinks about until you begin to notice the effects of their bites. Unfortunately, their bites are not immediately recognized; they will not wake you in the middle of the night. You will gradually feel them, sometimes not until days later. If you have spotted their small bite marks, or have seen these little buggers around your bedding, your concern may now be, can I sleep in a bed with bed bugs? […]

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The Common German Household Roach | Dr. Killigan’s

These nuisances have been around since the dawn of time and, according to legend, will be around long after you and I are gone. They are said to even survive a nuclear detonation. Yes, the dreaded cockroach. The most common in the world is the German Cockroach. Would you even believe that this species of roach even has wings? […]

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Bugs Can Carry Diseases into Your Home | Dr. Killigan’s

We often see bugs as a mere nuisance, shooing them away and continuing with our day. They land on our tables, counters, and our food. Five-second rule, right? But that brief landing could cause more damage than we consider. It is true that the odds are in our favor and that the chances of us picking up something sinister next to nil, but they are out there, and we need to be cautious of what diseases bugs carry. […]

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What Products Are Safe for My Pet | Dr. Killigan’s

Seasons come and seasons go, and year after year we deal with the pesky flying insects. We see them go, but they always seem to make a comeback. But where do they go when it gets cold? Do they fly south for the winter like birds, or do they hibernate like bears? All we do seem to know is that the moment we fire up the barbecue […]

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Do Flies and Mosquitoes Die from Heat? | Dr. Killigan’s

Seasons come and seasons go, and year after year we deal with the pesky flying insects. We see them go, but they always seem to make a comeback. But where do they go when it gets cold? Do they fly south for the winter like birds, or do they hibernate like bears? All we do seem to know is that the moment we fire up the barbecue […]

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