Follow these 6 tips to ensure a bug-free home this Fall

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 few weeks, we should start seeing more normal temperatures for […]

5 Ways to Pest-Proof Your Home for Winter 2020

5 Ways To Pest-Proof Your Home For Winter 2020

Mom always told us that cleanliness was next to Godliness. Mom knew what she was talking about. We weren’t allowed to keep a drink or food in our bedrooms growing up. Those dishes had to be cleaned and put away before going to sleep. Even those late-night snacks better be put away without a crumb […]

Yellow LEDs Save You Money & Attract Fewer Insects

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  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 that yellow/orange hue outdoor LEDs attract the fewest amount of […]

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 needs less than a bottle cap full of water to […]

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 every night make sure your trash cans seal tightly […]