Education and Prevention

Bug Spray Breakdown: Everything You Need to Know

Our professional pest control services can keep bugs out of your home and yard, but keeping them off of your body is a whole other ballgame. This summer with growing concerns over the Zika virus it’s more important than ever to make sure you’re properly protected. Below you’ll find a bug spray breakdown. It’s all…

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Diseases Spread by Bugs in Alabama

Insects serve a vital purpose in the ecosystem, but they can also cause destruction and even death. Throughout history, insects have been a major source of infection. Some species are able to carry diseases and transmit them to humans. Right now we’re dealing with that scenario has experts work to contain the Zika virus. But…

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How to Keep Insects Out of Houseplants

Insects are less of a concern in the winter, but there’s one thing that makes your home more susceptible to a bug invasion. Houseplants. When temperatures drop to the point of freezing homeowners usually bring potted plants indoors, which gives some bugs easy access into the home. You want to protect your plants, but not…

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Pest Control Home Resolutions for the New Year

The health and comfort of our homes is a top priority. It’s no surprise that when the New Year roles around homeowners start putting together their residential resolutions. If you’ve noticed a few bugs that are resolved to live in your home this post is for you. We’re turning the seven most common New Year’s…

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The Importance of Secured Insect Transport

If you follow aviation news, you may remember an incident that happened about a month ago involving a Delta flight and a hairy tarantula. The flight was delayed by nearly three hours because the tarantula had escaped from its container in the cargo area. The baggage handlers were able to capture it fairly quickly, but…

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Tips for Keeping Lice Away This School Year

There’s one word every parent dreads hearing – lice. These miniscule bugs can cause a whole lot of trouble, even if they’re caught early. That’s why prevention is so important. But it’s not always easy. Despite parents’ best efforts, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that each year, there are between 6-12 million lice cases among children aged…

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How Alabama Compares to Areas with the Most Pests

With spring in full swing, Alabama residents are probably starting to notice that the great outdoors is buzzing with life – literally. Insects come with the territory in our state. If you live here or have visited, you may be wondering how buggy Alabama is compared to other areas of the country. Well, you’re in…

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How to Keep Pests Out of Your HVAC

Your HVAC system is a key piece of equipment that keeps everyone in your home comfortable – including pests. In the past we’ve discussed how warm homes attract insects in the winter, and it’s not unheard of for them to go right to the heat source. Just like your electronics, pest can also do serious damage to…

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Winter Preparedness: Protect Your Home from Pests

Mother Nature can ruin a Merry Christmas quick if you aren’t prepared to handle winter-related weather problems. Winter disasters come in all shapes and sizes, but the right preparation can keep you, your loved ones and your home protected. Ice Storms Even as far south as Alabama snow and ice can move in during the…

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