What do you do if you see termites swarming around your home? Here’s what you need to know.
Termites are a source of dread for every homeowner that generally remain unseen, however, during termite swarming season, they make an appearance that can’t be missed.
Our local exterminators have a few tips to help you avoid fleas and ticks while enjoying the warm weather and sunshine!
Arachnophobia aside, spiders are a general nuisance if found inside the home. So, what are your options?
Thinking of going green with your pest control? Here are the basics you need to know to decide what’s best for your needs!
American cockroaches, which can be found across the US, are better known as Palmetto bugs in the South. These adaptive pests can make their home just about anywhere. Outside, they prefer to live in shady areas, such as underneath trees and in flower beds. However, cockroaches will take shelter indoors when resources are limited outside.
Not to be confused with the oriental cockroach, Asian cockroaches are typically smaller than an inch in size, ranging from a tan to dark brown shade in color. They closely resemble German cockroaches, however, they can be identified by their pronotal (the pronotum is the exterior plate-like structure covering the thorax) stripes, which are darker and more defined.
Paper wasps are reddish-brown insects with yellow markings that give them a similar appearance to honey bees. They are a social species by nature and are known for their tendency to make cone-shaped nests out of, you guessed it, paper.
Though these pests can be helpful in your garden, they can be a nuisance in the home. Ground beetles frequently invade homes and commercial buildings in search of food and shelter. To help keep them outdoors, be sure to seal any entryways that ground beetles can use to gain access.
Often confused with pillbugs (a.k.a. roly-polies), sowbugs are actually land-living crustaceans. They are the only crustaceans that have adapted to living exclusively on land.