Fleas aren’t only an irritation to your pets, they are actually dangerous and can spread disease to humans.  These pests usually get into your home when your pets are exposed to them outside. Fleas are parasites that jump from animal to animal. They can even exist in nature for up to two weeks before dying, so your pets…

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There are more than 604,000 landscaping companies in this country. These companies primarily handle lawn tasks during the spring, summer, and fall. However, winter lawn care is also essential. But many homeowners don’t realize this and skip some vital tasks during this season. So, what does a lawn need during the winter? And what are the benefits…

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Alabama locals know all too well that it’s not the heat; it’s the humidity.  Pests are attracted to moist and humid areas because they provide the perfect environment for them to breed and thrive.  Unfortunately, Alabama tends to be humid, making Alabama homeowners the perfect target for pests. That’s why moisture control is key to a…

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Unique twists and odd growths aren’t uncommon on our backyard trees, and you might even say it gives them character. But if you’ve ever stared at your tree and wondered why that strange nest-like structure looks so deformed, keep in mind that it might not be a bird’s nest at all! Witches’ broom is a fairly…

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Roses are ancient blooms commonly grown for their beauty and medicinal value. They’re planted in gardens and homes to transform the environment with their elegant colors and delightful fragrance. If you’re looking for a cheap but highly effective way of increasing your home’s appeal then roses are among the top options to consider. While growing…

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This is a question frequently asked of professional pest control experts. Before looking at the possible causes of such an infestation, let’s take a moment to understand the creature itself. What Exactly Is a Silverfish? The name has been known to lead to confusion; it even sounds like an attractive addition to any aquarium! In…

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Are you constantly seeing ants with a dark brown or black coat in your home? If so, it’s very likely you have an infestation of carpenter ants on your property. Carpenter ants can easily be differentiated from regular ants by their size and other unique features. They are generally larger than most ant species and…

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Many homeowners don’t realize that aphids are one of the most common garden pests. If you want to curb their population and avoid dealing with an infestation, try some of these simple methods for getting rid of aphids. 1) Remove Weeds Remove weeds and piles of debris from garden beds. Aphids tend to stay near…

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pest control centipedes

Your home is a place of comfort, but not only for you — plenty of other creatures find it comfortable, too. Of course, many of those creatures might make you less comfortable in your home. Like centipedes, for instance, which can show up unannounced and send even the bravest among us running in the other direction. Though they…

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Warmer weather during the summer is considered the most active season for ticks. Two things usually come to mind when people think about ticks. First, they give most people the creepy-crawlies. Second, they dig in and suck blood until they’re extremely engorged. These statements are, in fact, true. However, deer ticks are especially concerning, in particular.…

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