Home Pest Control

Can Roaches Come in Through Air Vents?

It’s safe to say that cockroaches are one of the most hated insects on the planet. Even though they aren’t poisonous and don’t pose a threat in most cases, many people have a true fear of cockroaches. The official name for the phobia is katsaridaphobia. We know that roaches can squeeze through cracks and crevices that seem…

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Building a Bat House in Your Yard

Bat in the tropical rainforest Malaysia Langkawi. Bats have really gotten a bad wrap. Thanks to horror movies and fear of rabies, most people mistakenly believe bats are out to swoop down and attack a person, which couldn’t be further from the truth. The vast majority of bats want nothing to do with humans and…

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5 Ways to Celebrate Summer (Without Biting Bugs)

It may have felt like summer a month ago, but June 21st is Summer Solstice, the official start to summer. We’re getting geared up for tons of fun in the sun, which includes getting insects under control and taking a few extra precautions. Here are some of our top tips on how to keep bugs away…

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Insects As Pets: What Can You Keep?

Pets have become a part of the family in many homes. A recent Harris Poll found that approximately 62% of Americans have a pet. Of those, 95% consider their pet to be part of their family. Of course, the vast majority of people own a cat and/or dog. Only 9% of people surveyed said they…

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Rodent Roundup- How Big Rats Can Get

Rodents are the largest order of mammals on the planet, and they’re found all over the world. We have 22 types of rodents in Alabama alone, six of which will try to get in your home to seek shelter and food. How rodents enter your home, where they live and how they forage for food…

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7 Signs: Know When It’s Time To Call Pest Control

Many of our clients call our Alabama pest control company not quite sure if they have a problem that warrants professional help. A lot of the time they made the right decision giving us a call. Some infestations can come on quickly. Identifying the early signs of an infestation and taking action right away can…

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Bugs – To Kill or Not to Kill…

The natural inclination for most people is to kill just about any bug they see. Psychologists have examined our fear of insects and come up with a number of theories for why most people automatically hate anything with more than four legs. Some fears are rational, but there’s no denying insects play an important role…

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Bugs That Bite at Night

Millions of people get freaked out by bugs. The thought that they may be crawling over your body while you sleep is even more frightening. Add biting to the equation, and it’s like a nightmare come true. You’ve probably heard scary statistics about how many bugs people eat in their sleep and that insects might…

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Guide to Using Insect Repellent During Pregnancy

Health organizations are warning people to take extra care protecting themselves from mosquitoes this March. There are growing concerns that the mosquito-borne Zika virus will spread from Central and South America into the southern portions of the U.S. Because the Zika virus is connected with severe birth defects, pregnant women need to protect themselves more than anyone. But…

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Pest Signs to Look for During Your Spring Cleaning

Spring cleaning – it’s one of the domestic necessities that ushers in the new season. It’s when the winter clothing, gear, and heavy blankets get tucked away, and we throw open the windows to let the fresh air in. As you get in all the nooks and crannies, you may have noticed a few things…

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