Pest News & Updates

Insects You Find In Alabama Part 2

                        Last time, in Part 1, we forgot to mention that insects are nomads. Whether they fly beyond their boundaries or are imported by human transportation, their location can change. In the past we’ve had insect invasions from other countries and states that have…

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Insects You Find In Alabama Part 1

First the numbers. Across the globe there are, give-or-take, about 900 thousand different kinds insects that we’ve figured out so far. From a species standpoint, this means that bugs compose around 80% of the world’s species. However, that’s a conservative estimate. Those who study insects say it could be as high as 30 million. So…

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UN Says Eat Bugs – Recipes

  We don’t want to steer you in the wrong direction, OK? Vulcan Termite and Pest Control, Inc. does not have Emeril or Paula Deen on its staff. We’re not in the biz of telling you what to eat. We do best when we stick to eliminating pests. But we came across this article a…

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Autumn Pest Control Part 1

          For some, the first cool breezes of autumn signal the end of another summer and the bugs that go along with it. But those pests still have a few tricks up their sleeves. Some insects will even increase their activity in the fall. Really? Yes, really. In the first part…

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How to Get Kudzu Bugs Under Control When They’re Out of Control

They’re back. We’re not referencing the iconic scene from Poltergeist, though the problem could be just as frightening. The kudzu bugs are everywhere in Alabama again this year. The pests are hitching rides on vehicles, clothing and anything else they can land on. If you live in the Heart of Dixie you’ve probably started to…

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We’re On The Road Again

              Now is the time to start thinking about Autumn and the bugs that come with the change of season. Vulcan Termite and Pest Control, Inc. invites home and business owners to the Home and Garden Show in the Brookwood Village Mall on October 25 – 27, 2013. Along…

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Two Events This Weekend!

We don’t have to tell you that the Home Improvement Season is in full swing. If you’re looking for ways to add value to your house and catch-up on the latest, state of the art products and services, Vulcan Termite and Pest Control, Inc. cordially invites you to something that’s fun and educational for the…

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Asian Tiger Mosquito Invasion!

An insect that can infect a person with West Nile Virus has invaded Alabama. Called the Asian Tiger Mosquito it carries the sometimes deadly disease. Already seen in hoards on the East Coast, this species of the flying bug has been sighted in the Heart of Dixie. Let this be a warning to all of…

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