Bed Bugs – Unwanted Hitchhikers

Bed Bugs – Unwanted Hitchhikers It is the time of year when we enjoy the holidays and spend time with family and friends! Some of us are traveling by car, plane, train, or may be getting picked up at college by a friend or parent. Bed Bugs are most often spread by traveling and can […]

How to identify a Cockroach

  Virginia has four different species of cockroach that can be found in our homes and businesses. The first insect we will examine is the Brownbanded Cockroach. This insect gets its name from the lighter brown bands they have across their body. While this cockroach does have wings, it cannot fly. It has six legs […]

Stink Bugs

  Considered an invasive species, the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug seeks shelter indoors during the Fall to prepare for diapause in more favorable conditions. The Stink Bug earned its titled due to a foul odor emitted when it is crushed or disturbed. This species can be difficult to control but Harmony can help!!! Be sure […]

The Mud Dauber

Mud Daubers   Have you seen this on your home? Perhaps under an awning or on your brick siding? This insect gets its name because the nest it builds (shown above) is made from mud. Sometimes called the Organ Pipe Mud Dauber because the nest resembles the pipes of an organ. Want to learn more? […]