Spring Cleaning That Can Keep Bugs Away

Cleaning is one of the easiest and most effective ways to prevent an insect infestation. Certain pests, like ants and cockroaches, find their way into homes in search of food. Clutter also gives bugs like Brown Recluses more places to hide. During this year’s Spring Cleaning work in the chores below to clear out the…

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Can Rats Climb?

Wintertime is when rats become a really bothersome pest for homeowners. The freezing temperatures outside send rats scurrying indoors for shelter. Think your home is sealed up as tight as Fort Knox? You may not be looking high enough. Rodents in Alabama keep our technicians busy partly because they have a lot of tricks for…

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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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How To Remove Bugs From Your Car

During the winter bugs are looking for any possible shelter they can find, and your vehicle could be the perfect spot. The warm engine could attract them, and vehicles that rarely get driven are an even better home base for overwintering pests. Bed bugs, ants, roaches, spiders – just about any insect can get through…

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How To Safely Remove Stingers

Before you know it spring will have sprung in Alabama and a familiar sound will return – the humming of active insects. Some of the first bugs you may notice around your property are bees, wasps and hornets that are busy building nests and their colonies. All of these insects serve a purpose in the…

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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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Why Do Termites Follow Ink?

A termite infestation is one of the last things any homeowner wants to deal with. Because they are so infamous for damaging homes, many people know of termites but their anatomy is a bit of a mystery to most. Our Alabama pest control technicians have spent years learning about termites and studying how they move.…

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Are Pest Control Chemicals Safe?

No one understands the importance of pest control safety better than a professional exterminator. At Vulcan Termite and Pest Control Inc. we take safety seriously and only use approved pesticides following their specific guidelines. For the most part pest control chemicals are completely safe. However, they have to be handled carefully by someone who’s trained…

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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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