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German vs. American Cockroaches: What’s The Difference?


Imagine this: you walk into your kitchen in the middle of the night and staring back at you is a giant nasty cockroach! You immediately feel startled and probably disgusted, and your mind starts to worry about how big of a problem you have. Are there more? How did it [...]

German vs. American Cockroaches: What’s The Difference?2021-08-16T19:02:01+00:00

How To: Get Rid of Pantry Moths


Pantry moths may seem harmless, but they are not! And we are no stranger to them in the Coastal Empire. Pantry moths are highly destructive, hard-to-control pests that chew through food packaging and weave webs in your food items. Have you ever brought a bag of rice or flour home [...]

How To: Get Rid of Pantry Moths2021-08-16T18:52:53+00:00

Hot Weather + Heavy Rain = MOSQUITOES


Summertime in the Coastal Empire is no stranger daily rain! Sometimes our afternoon storms can be light and quick, and other times it seems like they will never end. Regardless of the storm, there is only one thing that mosquitoes love more than hot humid weather, and that is water. [...]

Hot Weather + Heavy Rain = MOSQUITOES2021-08-16T18:42:35+00:00

Cockroaches – Send ‘em Packing!


Cockroaches have been around for hundreds of thousands of years – well 320 million years to be exact (but who’s counting?) – so the battle against them will never be completely won. But do not fret, because there are a number of measures you can take to send ‘em packing [...]

Cockroaches – Send ‘em Packing!2021-08-16T18:37:38+00:00

5 Pests That Are Harmful to Pets


Watching your dog or cat chase after a bug, spider, or other pest can be entertaining. But did you know that many creepy crawlers here in the Coastal Empire are very dangerous to your pet’s health? With summer just around the corner, pet owners everywhere are itching to spend more [...]

5 Pests That Are Harmful to Pets2021-08-16T18:30:31+00:00

Keep Your Kids Safe from Mosquito Bites


It is officially mosquito season in the Coastal Empire! With the onset of warmer weather, most of us are busy planning trips to parks, the beach, and organizing outdoor socially distanced gatherings – giving little thought to the devil dressed as a mosquito. Mosquitoes are not only just pesky creatures [...]

Keep Your Kids Safe from Mosquito Bites2021-08-16T18:22:25+00:00

Pest Control Myth Busters


As the local leader in service, and after being in business for over 90 years, we have learned that many people have the wrong idea about pest control. Our industry is riddled with pest control myths, many of which lead to the potential of greater damage from insect pests and [...]

Pest Control Myth Busters2021-02-24T23:06:46+00:00

4 Easy Ways to Control Ants in Your Flower Garden


As we begin to look towards spring and spending more time outdoors, we also begin to plan our flower garden. Although horticulturalists do not categorize ants as a garden pest, most homeowners consider the ant a most unwelcomed tenant in the flower garden. In the South, we are plagued with [...]

4 Easy Ways to Control Ants in Your Flower Garden2021-02-24T23:15:52+00:00

5 Signs of Mice or Rats in Your Home


Life in the Lowcountry brings with it a variety of pests – none of which are welcome in your home. This area is a haven for rodents, and as the seasons change and the weather becomes cooler rodents prefer to make their way inside in search of food and shelter. [...]

5 Signs of Mice or Rats in Your Home2021-03-08T16:40:01+00:00

Termite Fast Facts


Termites rank as one of the most destructive insect pests in the world and are classified as invasive insects. They wreak havoc on the bones of your home and cause more than $5 billion in damage annually in the United States alone. Formosan subterranean termites cause 1/3 of the total [...]

Termite Fast Facts2021-03-08T17:11:20+00:00
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