Back-to-School Pest Prevention

pest prevention

Can you believe that another summer has come and gone? Time really does fly by, especially when you’re having fun. Now that the summer months are coming to an end, the new school year is ready to get us back into the swing of things.  Back-to-school shopping and other errands that have to be completed…

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Bug Biology: Some Helpful Insect Basics

insect basics

Because we’re a termite and pest control company, we talk a lot about bugs, pests, insects, and all the creepy crawlies. While it’s great to learn about bugs, how to prevent them, and how to rid them from your home, it’s time that we go back to the basics and go over some interesting—and basic—information…

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How to Avoid Summer Fruit Flies After a Farmers’ Market Run

avoid summer fruit flies

Because of all the fresh summer produce that’s available in the grocery store or farmers’ markets, it’s common to keep fresh fruits and vegetables on your countertops after a run. However, if you do this, you may have encountered teeny, tiny pests—called fruit flies—that feast on your produce. Here are three interesting facts about fruit…

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Watch Out for these End of Summer Insects

summer insects

It’s August, summer is winding down, and school is back in session. Where did all the time go? Despite summer nearing the end of the season, the heat isn’t going away anytime soon. And neither are summer insects.  Unfortunately, late summer weeks are the best time for bugs like cockroaches, spiders, and other insects to…

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Ways to Stay Pest-Safe this Summer

stay pest-safe this summer

The perfect formula, you ask? Summertime minus pests equals easy living! But it’s hard to have a pest-safe summer when it’s so hot and muggy, like many places in the American South. When navigating summertime, there are certain things you can do to ensure that you stay pest-safe this summer.  Continue reading to learn about…

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Summer Bug Catching: Which Bugs Are Best for Kids to Catch?

summer bug catching

For some people, often kids, summer means warm weather, no school, and flowers in full bloom! As kids go outside to play during summer break, bugs follow suit and come out to play as well. Summer bug catching is the best way to learn all about insects—their characteristics, colors, sizes, and more. This activity is…

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Pests During Summer: Why They’re Always Around

pests during summer

Have you ever thought about why you love summer so much? Perhaps it’s because of the summer storms or the fact that it stays daylight for longer. Or maybe it’s because you don’t have school, there’s more free time to play, and it’s the best opportunity for family vacations. Much like us, pests love the…

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Bug Wild: Pest-Themed Summer Activities for Kids

Pest-Themed Summer Activities for Kids

If you have a Mason jar, a net, and proximity to any six-legged creepy crawly, you’re in luck! There are many pest-themed summer activities for kids of all ages to enjoy this summer. Not only are these pest-themed crafts a fun way to keep your children entertained: They also allow them to hone their motor…

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Pest Friends! Your Guide to Lesser-Known Summer Garden Insects

summer garden insects

If you’ve been following our blog for a while now then you’re probably already acquainted with the more common and beneficial insects that may be inhabiting your garden. You know—spiders, ladybugs, bees, and more! We can’t forget, however, the lesser-known summer garden insects that you might see from time to time.  Here is a list…

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