Home Pest Control

Can You Really Kill Termites With Electricity?

No bug is as feared as the termite when you own a home. All it takes is one foraging termite that decides your home tastes delicious, and suddenly the whole colony moves in. Fortunately, man has figured out how to evict unwelcome insects. Pesticides are the go-to option, but there are a few other tricks…

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Ways to Prevent Pest Infestations in Your Garage

In the U.S. 76% of single-family homes have a garage or carport, and 100% of bugs would love to live in them. The garage is one of the most common spots for pest infestations. From easy access to tons of clutter to hide in, this sheltered spot is ideal for insects in a lot of…

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Beginner’s Guide to Integrated Pest Management

What is integrated pest management (IPM)? Only the best darn way to keep nasty pests off your property! If you’re in desperate need of pest control in Alabama or anywhere else in the southeast region, this beginner’s guide to integrated pest management was made for you. Integrated Pest Management Explained IPM is a multi-faceted approached to pest control.…

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Pest Control Tips for New Home Owners

You’ve found a new home that’s perfect for your family’s needs – congratulations! There’s a lot to get done before you move in– between changing your address, getting new locks and customizing the home décor to fit your personal style. Like renovations, pest control is much easier to handle before you move everything in and…

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Getting the Right Amount of Pest Control Treatments Scheduled

Making sure your home or business is protected against destructive and invasive insects is an ongoing battle. Unfortunately, there’s no such thing as a one-and-done solution because insects like to move around, and eggs are always hatching. The question becomes not whether you need pest control treatments, but rather how often they are needed. A…

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Fun Back to School Snacks That Make Kids Bug Out

We find bugs in all sorts of places during pest control treatments, but one place you don’t usually see insects is in a lunch box. That is, unless you’ve packed a few tasty, bug-inspired treats to surprise your kids. We adults may hate bugs in any form, but lots of kids can’t resist snacks that turn…

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How to Stop Insects From Chewing Holes in Your Screens

You’ve put up screen doors, window screens and screened in your porch. Finally, you can open up your house a little without insects bugging you. But then you notice a breach in the screen perimeter.  A few small holes seemed to have appeared overnight. It is possible for some bugs to chew through screens the…

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The Top 7 Ways to Fight Summer Mosquitoes in Alabama

In Alabama mosquitoes aren’t just a nuisance. Over the last few years there have been human cases of West Nile in Morgan and Pickens County. Mosquitoes are the carriers of this potentially fatal virus. Last year the mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus was found in Birmingham, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa County and Colbert County. Mosquitoes also pose a threat to pets…

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Plants That Repel Fleas & Where to Put Them

Summer is the high season for fleas, but did you know there are some plants that will naturally repel these pint-sized bloodsuckers? Professional pest control is always the quickest way to take care of an existing flea infestation, however an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Adding a few new plants to your garden…

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How to Inspect Your Roof for Spring Pests

Your roof may seem like a simple structural element, but for pests it’s a hotspot for activity. Pests of all shapes, sizes and classes gravitate towards rooflines for several different reasons. We’ll explain why so you can get a better understanding of how regular roof inspections factor into pest control.   Why the Roofline is…

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