pest control ultimate guide

The sunny summers and mild winters of Florida make it a wonderful climate for residents and tourists alike—and, unfortunately, it’s also ideal for a wide variety of pests that range from annoying to harmful to downright hazardous.  In this 2020 Ultimate Guide to Pest Control, we’ll share information about nine different types of pests and…

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holiday pest control

When you’re getting ready to entertain friends and family this holiday season, make sure to put pest control on your to-do list. Scheduling a professional pest control treatment and taking a few preventive steps on your own will help keep bugs and rodents off your guest list. Watch for These Cool-Weather Pests A fall in…

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Pest Problems During Hurricane Season

All types of pest problems reach their peak during late summer and early fall, from an exploding mosquito population or insects eating your lawn. Unfortunately, this coincides with the most active part of the hurricane season. When severe tropical weather comes our way, the aftermath can leave us with a “perfect storm” of pest issues.…

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Turner Pest Control Acquires PestShield

Turner Pest Control, an Anticimex company providing comprehensive pest control services to residential and commercial clients in Florida and South Georgia, has acquired PestShield Termite & Pest Services. PestShield is headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, serving customers from Tampa to Naples. Turner Pest Control is one of the fastest-growing companies in Florida and South Georgia, and…

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It may seem that pest control isn’t necessary in winter months, but this is the time of year that several types of pests look for shelter, food and water indoors. Winter is also the time to check your lawn for pests and weeds, and apply pre-emergent weed control so that your yard will be in…

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rodent awareness week

Rats and mice can be a problem for any type of business, but for some, a rodent infestation can go straight to the bottom line. The costs of rodent control to fight what’s often a losing battle, along with the negative effects on your company’s or institution’s reputation results in measurable lost revenue. In addition,…

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PCT Top 100 Pest Control

  The Turner team does it again! We’re pleased to share with you that Turner Pest Control jumped from the 48th to the 41st position on Pest Control Technology magazine’s annual PCT Top 100 List. The list includes the largest 100 companies in the pest control industry based on the prior year’s revenues. According to…

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lawn care

Most Florida turf grasses can tolerate some tough conditions, but there’s no avoiding summer lawn problems now that we’re moving into the hottest months of the year. Drought and extreme temperatures, over- or under-watering, improper mowing and nutrient deficiencies each bring their own kinds of stresses on your lawn, making them vulnerable to a range…

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Household pest allergies

May is designated as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) each year. While most of us are familiar with allergy and asthma triggers such as pollen, molds, and pet dander, other sources of common allergens may also be present in our homes, including household pests such…

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mosquito and tick disease

Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a press release on the latest findings on illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites. These illnesses have tripled during the years between 2004 and 2016, with more than 640,000 cases reported. In that same timeframe, nine new germs that are spread by…

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