Does a Hot Summer Mean More Bugs in the Winter?
Summer 2022 saw record-breaking temperatures across the US. Insects were also affected by the heat which caused a ripple effect through the winter months. What exactly were the effects and how does this hot summer affect bugs in the winter? Our professional exterminators break down what winter bug behavior will be.
What an Ant Infestation Says About Your Home
Do you suspect you may have ants in your home? If you’re worried these creepy crawlers may have made themselves too comfortable in your home then do not fear, our professional exterminators are here to help. Our team at Palmetto Exterminators has put together a comprehensive ant infestation guide.
Commercial Pest Control: Why It’s Important
As offices begin to fill with employees and customers again, it’s important to consider the multitude of responsibilities that come with operating a commercial space. One of those responsibilities is pest control. It may fall lower on your list, but it is vital to the safety and comfort of your business.
New Study Confirms Some People Really are Mosquito Magnets
There are a lot of rumors out there about what and who attracts the most mosquitoes but in a recent study published by the journal, Cell, scientists are out to prove that certain people really are mosquito magnets.
8 Myths About Termites
When left untreated, termites can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare. Knowing the proper remedies to prevent these pests is the first step in effective termite protection which requires debunking the misinformation that is spread regarding termites and termite protection. Our professional pest exterminators are here to uncover some myths surrounding termites to better protect you and your home.
What To Do if You Find Bugs in Your Christmas Tree
It’s that time of year again, chestnuts roasting on an open fire, jack frost nipping at your nose, even tiny tots with their eyes all aglow. The holiday season is full of warmth and cheer bringing good tidings and joy, but if you enjoy the experience of a live Christmas tree, it can also bring some less-than-ideal insect situations.
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.
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.
How to Identify Different Types of Rodents
Aside from giving almost everyone the heebee-jeebees, rodents can cause devastating damage to your property. South Carolina is no stranger to these pesky creatures; the state is home to all shapes and sizes of rodents. Some of them pose major threats to health and safety, while others are harmless vital members of the ecosystem.
How To Prevent Rodents From Destroying Your Electrical Wires
As we begin to face the colder weather, rats and mice start looking for food and warm shelter, and our houses make perfect havens for them. Not only will these pests attempt to chew up the wires that keep your house and car running, but if they do cross your path, they could carry a variety of serious diseases that put your health at risk.