Mosquito Population to Boom After Recent Rains

Mosquito Population to Boom After Recent Rains Ever wonder why the mosquito population in your yard always increases after it rains? Well it’s actually pretty simple. Mosquitos require standing water to lay their eggs. Even a very small amount of standing water in a low spot of the yard can provide enough moisture for mosquito […]

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 […]

Heat & Humidity The Perfect Storm For Pests

Heat & humidity have insect populations soaring around Upstate South Carolina. You may have noticed more mosquitoes than normal while outside grilling for friends and family. Maybe it’s ants forming a procession line on your kitchen countertop. It may have even been the dreaded cockroach (Palmetto Bug if you’re a local) that snuck in the […]

2020 Termite Swarmer Season Is Here Early

Termite Swarmers

Every year about this time we start getting phone calls about “flying ants”. More times than not though what they are actually seeing are termite swarmers. As winter starts to fade and warm days approach a clock goes off for termites letting them know it’s time to head out and start a new colony. Typically […]

How do bed bugs travel?

How do bed bugs travel?

How Bed Bugs Travel & Why You Need To Know   How do bed bugs travel? A great question, and one we get often. The short answer is that bed bugs travel on people and in their possessions. Now, bed bugs aren’t like other pests that actually hang on to people, like lice. Instead, they […]