Posts tagged with: pest control

Ants are one of the most common nuisance pests in the United States. Although in warmer climates (like the southern US) they can be active year-round, ants are prevalent in the summer months and will swarm in overwhelming numbers. Even though ants rarely transmit diseases, they can contaminate food, inflict painful bites and stings, and......
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Although quite similar in appearance and often confused for each other, termites and flying ants are actually quite different. The difference between the two determines the appropriate course of treatment for these pests. Can you spot the difference between these two? Wings Both termites and flying ants have 4 wings. Termite wings are uniform in......
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Cockroach infestations are considered to be a major pest control problem. Roaches eat anything from feces and dead animals to leftover food and even members of their own species. They contaminate food, damage wallpaper, trigger allergies and asthma, and spread a number of diseases. Cockroaches have been proven to predate dinosaurs by 150 million years.......
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Once an infestation is established, it can seem impossible to keep fleas and ticks off your pets and out of your home and yard. In fact, it can take weeks or even months to get under control. Both fleas and ticks live on animals’ skin and feed on their blood. Flea larvae is found in......
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Roaches are one of the most adaptable and resilient pests that can infest your home. Roaches are known to carry diseases, spread bacteria, trigger allergies and asthma, and contaminate food. These pests can pose a serious health hazard to you and your family. The two most common species of cockroaches in Alabama are German cockroaches......
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A termite infestation compromises the structural integrity of your home. These voracious pests often go undetected for long periods of time which can lead to thousands of dollars in repair and treatment costs for homeowners. Identifying termites early can help stop this damage before it gets too far out of control. One way to do......
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According to a recent NPMA survey, 76% of pest control professionals rate bed bugs as the hardest bug to eradicate. That’s why detecting a bed bug infestation early, before it has a chance to become widespread, is so important to get rid of bed bugs. Bed bugs are accomplished hitchhikers and will latch on to......
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Let’s face it – mosquitoes can quickly turn an enjoyable outing into an itchy catastrophe. These pests thrive during the warmer months of the year and peak mosquito season runs from March to September. They can multiply quickly, making them extremely difficult to eliminate. Besides causing itchy, painful bites, mosquitoes are also known to transmit......
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A tick-borne disease is any disease that is passed to humans through a tick bite. While each tick-borne disease is different, most of them have a few symptoms in common including fever, chills, aches, pain, and a rash. Ticks survive by feeding on blood from both humans and animals. When they consume blood that is......
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A crawlspace is a hollow area under the floor of some homes, typically those without basements. It is found between the ground and the first floor of the home and is usually about 1 to 3 feet high. A crawlspace is used to elevate your home off the ground and also provides a convenient place......
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