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With schools back in session, it’s important to know how to protect your home from a potential bed bug infestation. Bed bugs thrive in heavily populated areas, like classrooms and college dorms, and are excellent hitchhikers. The National Pest Management Association...
Mosquitoes are a summertime staple (unfortunately). While we can’t completely get rid of them, there are a few things you can do to minimize your risk of getting bitten, and maximize your time spent outdoors. 1. Schedule outdoor activities around...
Spiders cause fear and anxiety for a lot of people. And with good reason! Not only do they look creepy and hang out in dark places, some are venomous and can cause serious reactions if bitten. Spiders are often misunderstood,...
Mosquitoes are attracted to carbon dioxide (the air we exhale) and can sense it from up to 30 yards away. Mosquitoes are also drawn to body heat, moisture, movement, and dark colors. In addition to professional mosquito control, there are some...
Fleas are a parasite which feed on the blood of warm blooded animals, including humans. They pierce the skin, inject an anti-coagulant chemical into the host to prevent blood clotting and suck out the blood some passing straight through their...
There are more than 120,000 species of flies worldwide. Most flies live an average of 21 days and take on various shapes throughout their short lives. Baby flies are called larvae but they are also known as maggots. Medical doctors...
Bugs aren’t just gross and annoying. They can pose a potential threat to your family’s health. According to the EPA, pests such as insects and rodents can spread deadly diseases and create multiple health issues. West Nile Virus, Encephalitis, dog...
Choosing a termite warranty is just as important as choosing a termite treatment. Most pest control companies offer Retreatment & Repair Warranties, issued for 5 years, 8 years, or for a Lifetime (as long as you own the property).  A Retreatment...
There can be up to 13 termite colonies per acre in the Southern U.S. Try this free Termite Risk Calculator to see if termites are a current or future threat to your home. Termite Threats Responsible for more than 2 billion dollars of damage...
Bed Bugs are blood-suckers commonly found in motels, hostels or boarding houses where itinerant travelers stay overnight. Bed bugs are often found in buildings used to store second-hand furniture or clothing. How do Bed Bugs get into beds? Bed bugs...
Jody Millard Transitions to Northwest Exterminating