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 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. 

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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.

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A Checklist for Moving into Your New Home: Pest Control Edition

No matter where or who you live with, moving is a daunting task. With everything that goes into moving, the last thing you want to worry about on your big day is a pest control problem. Unfortunately, many home buyers face pests as soon as they arrive, which often comes as a surprise and a cost. 

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Tips for Keeping Pests Away From Your Home

As the seasons begin to change, pests are becoming even trickier to keep away from your home. With a few small tips, you can dramatically decrease the number of bugs in and around your home. Our team of experts have some easy pest control solutions to keep all kinds of pesky critters away from your home, leaving your property feeling cleaner, safer, and bug-free. 

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How to Protect Your Pets from Pests

You aren’t the only one bothered by the swarms of insects that cloud the skies- your pet doesn’t like them much either! Especially during the hotter months, fleas, ticks, and other insects are more active and more likely to bother your furry friend. In most cases, these pests may just cause annoying itching, but their bites can lead to more serious sickness if left untreated, and in extreme cases, even death. 

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Bees, Wasps, and Hornets: What’s the Difference?

Insects and other crawling critters are already scary enough for most people, but those that can fly and sting are among the most feared. Although they are often viewed as frightening or a nuisance, they play a rather important role in the environment and agriculture.

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How to Keep Your Porch Pest-Free this Summer

Nothing is worse than enjoying a relaxing evening out on your porch, only to have it ruined by a swarm of mosquitoes nibbling at your legs and buzzing in front of your face. While the warm summer weather draws people outdoors to the beach or backyards, it also attracts bugs, making summer the season with the highest level of insect activity.

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Top 5 Ways to Prevent Termites From Taking Over Your Home

According to the NPMA, termites cause more than $5 billion in damages annually not even accounting for treatment or removal. Although the pests have devastating effects on homes and businesses, property owners are often unprepared to spot the warning signs and prevent infestation. Therefore, the question remains, “how do you prevent termites?”

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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:

I cannot tell you how knowledgeable and courteous your employee Justin is. He located our ant trail after several months of dealing with this problem. We feel fortunate to have him service our house.

Cindy - Bluffton, SC