Bats, bees and spiders, oh my! While it’s certainly normal to see these creatures invade your front doorstep on Halloween in the form of candy treat seekers, the real ones are generally unwelcome pests no one wants in or around their homes. As we prepare to bid farewell to summer and welcome the fall, it’s…

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Yellowjackets are a very common summer and fall pest in the United States, and while they are grouped in the general category of stinging insects, yellowjackets have some pretty unique characteristics. Understanding what sets yellowjackets apart is the first step in controlling them on your property and reducing the likelihood of stings. What they look…

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If you’re itching to rid your home of fleas, you may want to heed some expert advice. The first thing you should know is that it’s important to act fast. Infestations pop up quickly and can be very difficult to control once inside the home, says the National Pest Management Association. “Fleas are known for…

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Why do fireflies light up? What goes into making a pound of honey? There are many interesting facts you probably don’t know about the seasonal insects frequenting backyards this summer. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) created this list of some unique, but true factoids about the bugs of summer: Ants: Some ants can lift…

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Ants are the most common household pest in the United States. Some species such as odorous ants and pavement ants are simply a nuisance to homeowners, but other species can pose health risks or cause damage to a home. One such species is the red imported fire ant. What makes them unique? Fire ants get…

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The National Pest Management Association urges homeowners to take proactive steps to eliminate ants Widely recognized as the top nuisance pest in America, ants are likely to make an appearance in many homes around the country this summer. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) encourages homeowners to take proactive steps to reduce the likelihood of…

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Though no human cases of the West Nile Virus have been reported in Florida for the 2013 season, the virus has already been detected in animals in the state. Since 2012 was one of the most severe West Nile Virus seasons on record, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and pest control professionals…

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We appreciate your business and work hard to exceed your expectations and though we never want to be a “pest”, we wanted to invite you to participate in our Customer Referral Program. If you recommend us to a friend and they sign up for recurring service, you’ll both get $25 off your next service.  There’s…

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Why Do-It-Yourself Measures Aren’t Always Enough When pests find their way indoors, homeowners are often tempted to try and control the problem on their own, but the truth is that most pests are better left to professionals. After all, pest professionals have the knowledge, tools and training to safely and properly eliminate pest infestations. “When…

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Top Three Insects to Avoid This Season Most people consider Memorial Day Weekend to be the unofficial start to summer, but in the pest control industry, we consider it the official start of pest season. It’s true, household pests are a concern year-round, but there is no doubt we see an increase in many types…

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