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Learn About the Bees and the Wasps Outside Your Home

The warmer months bring their share of the summertime woes, and with them come the bees and the wasps. Some are more dangerous than others, such as the bumblebee, which can sting and cause a health threat. Others, like the bald faced hornet, can be a serious threat if a nest is found near a [...]

By |2021-09-29T00:26:52-04:00September 29th, 2021|

Have You Noticed the Boxelder Bug Around Your Property?

What is a Boxelder Bug? The scientific name for this pest is Boisea Trivittatus. Boxelder bugs are mostly discovered in great numbers outdoors in summer. Yet, they do venture indoors as the weather cools in search of warmth. Reputable exterminators in Maryland can help determine if you have a Boxelder bug issue at your property. [...]

By |2021-09-28T23:28:01-04:00September 28th, 2021|

Keeping an Eye on Summer Bugs

Summertime in our area means swimming, grilling, and family vacations. It also means mosquitoes, flies, ticks, and ants. If you find that your summer is getting ruined by pests, call on the best exterminator in Silver Spring. At Raven Termite and Pest Control we treat homes and businesses across Washington DC and Baltimore. Common Bugs [...]

By |2021-06-21T22:21:37-04:00June 21st, 2021|

Exterminators Wipe Out European Hornets

No one wants to get stung by a hornet. Plus, they can cause a lot of other issues outside of being painful nuisances. European hornets start their colonies in the spring and they grow as more workers hatch and get to work. They usually become a larger problem in the later summer months when their [...]

By |2021-05-26T20:15:59-04:00June 2nd, 2021|

Exterminators Discuss Arrival of the Cicadas

Periodical cicadas emerge every 17 years which means this Spring Brood X will arrive soon. This brood consists of three species: Magicicada septendecula, Magicicada septendecium, and Magicicada cassini. Before they emerge, the nymphs create exit tunnels that are 1/2 an inch in diameter. When they're ready to emerge, they leave during sunset, find a spot [...]

By |2021-05-05T14:13:14-04:00May 5th, 2021|

Why Moisture in Your Home Attracts Bugs

Pests are a part of life. Unfortunately, once they invade your home it can be hard to completely rid your space of them. Pests may infest your home due to a variety of reasons. Many people believe that the cleanliness of their home discourages unwanted insects and bugs from getting into the home. While a [...]

By |2021-02-12T16:33:36-05:00February 23rd, 2021|

Exterminators Offer Flexible Service Contracts

Homeowners run into numerous issues during the course of a year. Some tasks you handle on your own. Others however, like an infestation of insects or rodents, require a professional. If you have the need for exterminators in Baltimore County, Raven Termite and Pest Control is here to help. We understand that a pest-free home [...]

By |2021-02-02T21:42:41-05:00February 11th, 2021|

What Happens to Mosquitoes in Winter?

You probably think that mosquitoes die off during winter. Each species is different, but Aedes aegypti overwinters in the egg stage. As temperatures dip, the females drop their final batch of eggs in water. The adults die as the new mosquitoes enter a state of diapause. This process halts their development during the coldest months. [...]

By |2021-01-18T21:22:54-05:00January 25th, 2021|
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