Posts Tagged ‘vulcan termite and pest control’

Where Do Termites Go During the Winter?

  During the winter, homeowners feel like they can relax a little and not worry so much about a destructive termite infestation, even in the buggy southeastern states. But is it a false sense of security? Can termites still invade your home in the dead of the winter? Not all insects die off or go into…

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Pest Gazette: Spring 2014

Bottle Flies If you notice a brilliantly-colored, metallic looking fly buzzing around your home, you probably have bottle flies, a common type of large fly known for their metallic blue or green color. Despite their beautiful – well for a fly at least – appearance, these are not the kind of insects you want to…

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Women’s History Month: Inspiring Alabama Women

March is Women’s History Month, so Vulcan Termite and Pest Control, Inc. is highlighting a handful of great women from Alabama! These fine ladies have made a significant impact on our state and on the rest of the U.S. They might not all have influenced the business of pest control and prevention, but their contributions…

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How to Keep Insects Under Control During Your Spring Cleaning

When you’re sweeping through your house on a spring cleaning kick, you could actually add to the problem instead of making it better. All that activity makes it easy to wake up the bugs that have been in hiding during winter. Want to make sure you keep those critters under control while you clean? Then…

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Stop Mosquitoes Before They Start This Spring

Mosquitoes keep the Vulcan Termite and Pest Control team very busy when spring rolls around. As your garden begins to come back to life and winter comes to a close, it’s important to start looking out for signs of mosquitoes. These tiny biters can be more than just an annoyance. Mosquitoes are carriers of diseases…

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Guide to Growing Flowers in Alabama

Sure, Valentine’s Day is the perfect time for bouquets, roses and floral arrangements. But why restrict the enjoyment of flowers around the house to just one day of the year? Here’s what you need to know before growing flowers of your own both indoors and outdoors. Indoors or Outdoors Unlike some plants, flowers can easily…

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How to Keep Your Remodeling Project From Being a Bug Magnet

In this post we’re looking at why it’s always wise to consult with your contractors and your pest control company about ways that the designs and layouts of a remodeling project can prevent pests and bugs from moving in. Prevention saves money along the way, so here’s what you should discuss with contractors and pest…

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Bug Prevention While Unboxing for the Holidays

It’s that time of year when the holiday decoration boxes are being pulled down from the attic and fresh linens are being put in the guest bedrooms. Christmas is a lively time of year, especially for the bugs that have been hiding away in undisturbed closets, drawers and boxes. If you want to keep bugs…

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Don’t Let Bugs Bust Up Your Holiday Baking

Today is National Maple Syrup Day! It’s the perfect day of the holiday season to do a little baking with the family. Whipping up winter treats is a great tradition to start whether you have little kids, teenagers or it’s just you and a significant other. Here are a few ideas to try this year,…

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