The hubspot for all activity inside your home tends to revolve around the kitchen. This is not only the case for the human and pet residents of the house, but also for the pests that may have snuck in through a crack. Nobody wants to open a cabinet and see a cockroach staring back at […]
The Carolinas are home to thirty-eight native species of snakes. Out of all of those slithering reptiles, just six species in South Carolina and five species in North Carolina are venomous.
You step out your front door and take a deep breath. There, a short distance away – are those flying ants you see? Gnats? No, it’s much worse. Those are termite swarmers.
There’s a good deal of information about pests going around that simply isn’t true. The more misinformation that exists, the more pest control problems people will continue to have. Nobody wants a home overrun by bugs, rodents, or other undesirable creatures, so we’re busting the 5 biggest pest control myths. Myth 1: If you can’t […]
It’s almost impossible to ignore the bed bug epidemic that’s sweeping the nation. As 97 percent of pest control companies have treated various facilities for bedbugs in the last couple of years and 71 percent of those cases thought the issue was a flea infestation, there’s no question that the lack of knowledge surrounding bedbugs […]
This pest remains at the top of our list of the most annoying insects and for good reason. The bed bug received their name from their ability to feed on humans in while sleeping from the comfort of their own bed. For bed bug awareness week, the team at Palmetto Exterminators wants to spread the […]
It’s that time of year again in the Lowcountry: termite swarmers have returned in full force. Termite swarmers typically begin appearing during termite swarming season in early spring and their activity peaks around Memorial Day. On warm and calm evenings, you can often find hordes of these flying insects hovering around sources of light. If […]
Spring has officially arrived in its full glory. The warmer days ahead of us bring along soft breezes, delicate flowers blooming in every garden and, unfortunately, droves of pests coming out to enjoy the warm weather. Spring and summer are prime pest season, which is why now is the time to gird your backyard for […]
If you meticulously clean up every crumb in the kitchen, religiously inspect cardboard boxes before bringing them into your home, have a house cleaning regimen that would make a military general proud and still have pests–moisture might have something to do with it. Pests of all sorts require water to live; however, unlike us, creatures like […]
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 […]