How to Prepare for Your First Pest Control Visit

Nobody looks forward to pest control visits, because nobody looks forward to having pest issues in the first place. But when you find yourself facing down an army of invading ants or hunting for the source of your damaged porch railing, everyone wants their pest control visit to be as seamless and successful as possible.

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5 Kinds of Bugs That Stick Around in the Winter

While it may not necessarily feel like it in the Lowcountry, winter is right around the corner. It is important to remember that just like us, plenty of insects are preparing for the upcoming cold weather. Bugs that we may not expect to make it through the colder temperatures, such as termites, cockroaches, bed bugs, spiders, and ants, all have methods of survival.

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How to Check for Bed Bugs When Traveling This Summer

With summer upon us, the traveling season is right around the corner. While families and friends are eager to book that long-awaited getaway, it is important to make sure your destination is bed bug-free. While most people know what bed bugs are, we want to give you a rundown of why they are such despised insects and how to check for bed bugs.

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How to Identify Different Types of Bees

With over 20,000 different species of bees, the planet is full of these buzzing insects, hopping from flower to flower and creating the honey we all know and love. Though these bees can sting, it is very rare that pest exterminators are needed to control these insects. To keep track of these bees, all species are classified into seven different families, each with unique traits. 

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What Attracts Stink Bugs?

Does it seem like your home attracts stink bugs? Maybe you’ve seen them creeping around and aren’t sure what kind of home pest control to use. Or you’ve tried to catch one and it released a horrible, rotten smell? Don’t worry, your local exterminators at Palmetto Exterminators have compiled some tips to help you out when it comes to dealing with stink bugs.

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Do DIY Pest Control Products Work?

We’ve all done it. You see a cockroach in your home, attempt to kill it in an unhinged panic, all the while anxiously hoping that there are no other offenders on your premises. While sometimes this can be the case, so often there are numerous ‘friends’ lurking right around the corner, in the entryway, by your pet’s food, or even under the bed. 

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Common Attic & Crawl Space Pests

Creepy crawlers and critters are known to hang out in these mysterious parts of our homes but there is no need to be scared. Our experts at Palmetto Exterminators have broken down the most common attic and crawl space pests to watch out for and how to prevent them from getting in. 

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How to Identify and Treat Spider Bites

The only thing spookier than spiders are spider bites. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell if your bite is from a mosquito or if it could be more serious. Don’t be afraid – we’re here to help you identify any spider bites you might get and how to successfully treat it.

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55 Years Protecting Health and Property

In 1960, Mr. Pierce started a small pest control business in the quaint South Carolina town of Walterboro. 55 Years later and a change in ownership, Palmetto Exterminators has grown to the 52nd largest pest management firm in the nation. How did we get to where we are and where do we go next?

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What Our Employees Say:

Working with Palmetto has been amazing. It is a very family orientated company. I love getting to learn more about different pests and getting to challenge myself with new ideas.

Ashley - Greenville, SC

What Our Customers Say:

Just wanted to comment on the termite treatment performed at my home yesterday: The employees of Palmetto were very pleasant and went above and beyond to make sure all work was of top quality. Very pleased with the services of Palmetto and their employees.

Jan - Greenville, SC