Yellow LEDs Save You Money & Attract Fewer Insects

  According to a study done by Mike & Teresa Justice, two behavioral ecologists with PhDs from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, the type and color of outdoor bulbs you use can lower the amount of insects attracted to your home. Their tests show…

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How a rainy spring causes heavy mosquito activity.

Mosquitoes are cold-blooded, meaning they can’t regulate their body temperature. This is why there are no mosquitoes around in the winter. They can’t function unless it’s warm. As soon as it begins to warm, mosquitoes will emerge and start the reproductive process. The female mosquito…

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Winter Pest Tips Infographic January 2020

Winter Pest Tips From Walker Pest Management IHere in upstate South Carolina, winter finally decided to show up. To help you stay ahead of the pests follow a few simple tips.1. Remove trash from the home nightly, especially food waste. If you can't remove it…

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Tis The Season For Holiday Pests

With the holidays just around the corner, many people are starting to pull out boxes of decorations from their crawlspace, attic, garage, or other places where pests of all kinds may have gotten in over the last 11 months. Pests like spiders, crickets, cockroaches, and…

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Fall Pest Control Tips

Want to keep pests out of your home this fall? Follow these tips to ensure a bug-free home. While Fall is officially here, we are still seeing daytime temperatures in the high 80's & low 90's. The nights, however, have been much cooler. In a…

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