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Fleas are a fact of life for pet owners. These pests cause itching and scratching, making both you and your fur babies miserable. Besides this incessant itching, are your pets at risk from fleas? The answer is yes! Fleas are known to transmit several serious diseases to both cats and dogs, and even on to......
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While termites may look harmless, these tiny pests can cause major damage to your home in a short period of time. Termites are known as “silent destroyers” because of their ability to chew through wood, flooring and other parts of your home completely undetected for long periods of time. There are about 2000 species of......
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Pest control doesn’t have to be a defensive service; prevention is key to keeping a small pest problem from becoming a big infestation. Go on the offensive when it comes to protecting your home from unwanted invaders. Here are 8 DIY pest control tips you can use inside and outside your home. 1. Maintain Landscaping......
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Fleas are parasites that feed on the blood of both mammals and birds. At a length of 1/12″ to 1/8″ long, fleas can be hard to see and therefore difficult to realize you have an infestation until it’s already there. Fleas are wingless, oval, flat and dark reddish-brown in color. They have 6 long legs......
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Your backyard is a great place to hang out, especially while we still have warmer weather. One thing that can really ruin your good time are mosquitoes. Besides being a nuisance, mosquitoes can transmit serious diseases to not only humans but also dogs, cats, and horses. Help keep your family and pets safe with these......
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Ticks are common pests that are capable of transmitting serious diseases to both humans and pets. Ticks can be found hiding in grass, trees, shrubs, and leaf piles. While they cannot fly or jump, they will climb onto plants and shrubs that are low to the ground and grab a host as they walk past.......
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Termites are one of the most expensive pests to control once an infestation is established. An average of 600,000 homes in the US are damaged by termites each year. Termites cause so much destruction because they can go for years chewing their way through homes without being detected. Identifying signs of termites in your home......
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DC Scientific is proud to announce its nomination in Tuscaloosa’s 2020 Best of the Best Awards, in the Home Services – Pest Control category! These awards celebrate and recognize the best companies in Tuscaloosa and only the top businesses in each category made it to the final voting stage. Now it’s now time to place your......
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Bed bugs are small, parasitic insects that feed on human blood. These pests are about 1 to 7 mm in length, flat, oval, and reddish-brown in color. Bed bugs don’t have wings and can’t fly so they depend on humans and other animals to transport them from place to place. Bed bug infestations are a......
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The short answer is yes! Absolutely! Rodents can pose all types of threats to both humans and pets in your home. Rodents can cause structural damage by gnawing through insulation, drywall, cardboard, and even wood. They also love to chew through electrical wiring, contributing to 25% of all house fires in the United States. They......
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