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 […]

Football Tailgating & Outdoor Cookout Pest Tips

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Tailgate Pest Control Tips Football, friends, outdoors, and food make tailgating a favorite past time for thousands of fans every fall. As much as everyone loves football and friendships, we all know what brings it all together – the food. With food, though, comes the threat of pests. Nothing ruins a great cookout or tailgate […]

Back to School Pest Problems

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August means back to school for most families in South Carolina. This means your child will be exposed to several pest issues they probably haven’t had to face at home. Pest problems you and your child may have to deal with this year are lice, nits, cockroaches, and even bed bugs. Lice & Nits While […]