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Don’t Knock Spiders! Wolf Spiders Eat Pests!
Don’t Knock Spiders! Wolf Spiders Eat Pests!

Just picture it. You’re in your bathroom, doing your weekly cleaning and sweeping out all the crevices… and there it is. You’re face to, er, face, with a large, hairy, thick-legged spider – staring right down its soft mandibles. I know this may seem like the perfect...

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Fuzzy Caterpillars Can Be Dangerous!
Fuzzy Caterpillars Can Be Dangerous!

As we turn the calendar pages and look forward to the high temperatures easing off (they will, soon!), we know our perennial snowbirds will soon be headed to the Sunshine state. But another seasonal guest is also headed our way. And it carries more danger than a...

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Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes?
Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes?

With everything else that has happened in 2020, you might have forgotten the threat some mosquitoes pose. No, they don’t spread the Coronavirus – it’s a respiratory illness. But in fact, a single mosquito bite can be deadly if the mosquitoes are carrying Zika virus,...

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The Spotted Lanternfly – Another Quarantine?
The Spotted Lanternfly – Another Quarantine?

The last time the media found out about an invasive Asian insect, we were subjected to horrifying tales of Murder Hornets. Never mind the fact that there were only a few Giant Yellow Hornets spotted in North America...or that mosquitoes are a far more dangerous...

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A Covid-19 Dilemma – Rodents
A Covid-19 Dilemma – Rodents

Like dominoes, many aspects of our lives are connected – and not always in ways we anticipate. Knock one down and the effects ripple across many facets of our society. As our local communities and country continue to wrestle with the novel Coronavirus – both the...

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Today is International Lefthanders Day!
Today is International Lefthanders Day!

Did you know that in the 40’s and 50’s, and before, all students learned how to write one way? Left handed people were forced to learn to write with their right hands. And no matter how difficult it was for them, they were shamed and viewed as failures if they...

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Bugs in Your Flour?
Bugs in Your Flour?

Imagine the scenario… Special guests are coming to dinner or a weekend get together, and you’re planning to make cookies, cake, or another baked good from scratch. You grab the ingredients,  some eggs, butter and sugar whipped together. Then you dig down into the...

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Good News is the Heart of #SuncoastStrong
Good News is the Heart of #SuncoastStrong

Even if this is your first encounter with us, as you might have gathered from our name, Good News Pest Solutions is a big fan of good news. Good news; you don’t have termites! Good news; we can get those roaches out of your house and keep them out! Good news; this...

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National Moth Week
National Moth Week

It’s not a federal holiday – yet – but for lepidopterans across the globe, it’s been a time of celebration during this last full week of July for nearly ten years. National Moth Week celebrates the beauty, life cycles, and habitats of moths. A largely maligned cousin...

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