Similar to many creatures, spiders need shelter to survive. Unfortunately for us, our warm and spacious homes look pretty inviting to eight-legged insects seeking shelter from chilling winter temperatures! Even more appealing to spiders than warmth however, is the possibility of food. They often make their way into homes during the wintertime to find a new warm home […]
Insects and arachnids have essential roles to play in the environment, but these creepy crawlies can also harbor and transmit diseases to humans. The majority of insects and ticks that you or your pets come into contact with will not be life threatening–most of the time, these creatures are a nuisance and nothing more. However, […]
Unless you’re an entomologist or a die-hard critter enthusiast, you probably want termites as far away from you as possible – and you definitely don’t want them near your very edible home. Unfortunately, there are numerous ways you could accidentally be attracting termites, and due to their prevalence and willingness to trek long distances for new food […]
Did you know the month of December is one of the easiest times of the year for pests to creep into your home without your knowledge? Find out how to prevent unwanted pests from getting inside your home during the holidays.
Cockroach’s basic requirements are food, water, and shelter. Given that humans also have these needs, it is common to find cockroaches existing nearby. Find out how you might be attracting cockroaches into your home and how to get rid of them.
Palmetto bugs, roaches, the creepy-crawlies of the night – whatever you call them, it doesn’t change the fact that cockroaches are pests that can create serious issues for humans. But how do you get them and what makes having them around such a problem?
Perhaps this isn’t something that you’d like to think about often, but did you know that there are more than 4,500 species of cockroaches? Out of that large number, only thirty (30) species make their homes alongside (or in) ours, and even fewer are found in the Carolinas.
Some people choose to have rodents as pets. While having these intentional furry residents is all well and good, Palmetto Exterminators is committed to getting uninvited rodents out of your home.
Your walls and floors look pretty solid and sturdy to the naked eye. So why bother getting an annual termite inspection? Unlike with mosquitoes or gnats, homeowners do not often find swarms of termites until a termite infestation is full fledged; termites are quiet, keep to themselves, and you might never recognize their presence until you accidentally step through your own floor.
With fall right around the corner, many people think pest control season is behind them. Unfortunately, as temperatures cool, bugs and rodents are often more determined than ever to locate hidden nooks and crannies to get inside your home. Thus, as fall begins to approach, there are several key preparations to make for proper fall pest control. Check out some of our top tips